Frequently Asked Questions


What is Organic and Printed Electronics?
Organic and printed electronics stands for a revolutionary new type of electronics – also called “emerging electronics” – which is thin, lightweight, flexible, robust, and produced at low cost.

Who is the OE-A?
The OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association) is the leading international industry association for organic and printed electronics and represents the entire value chain of this emerging industry. Our members are world-class global companies and institutions, ranging from R&D institutes, component and material suppliers to producers and end-users. 

Who is the board of directors?
Competent industry and institute representatives determine the association's direction - our board. The OE-A Board of Directors and its competence reflect the member structure and regional origin. 

Where can I meet the OE-A?
With regular Working Group Meetings in Europe, the US and Asia, the OE-A supports its members with an effective networking and communication platform, fostering collaboration and promoting information exchange among all players along the value chain. The OE-A is also present at various international events

How can I become a member of the OE-A?
To join the OE-A, please contact the OE-A Team or download the application form here.

What are the benefits for members?
The vision of the OE-A is to build a bridge between science, technology and applications and to leverage the emerging technology of organic electronics. OE-A provides a unique platform for national and international cooperation between all companies and research institutes involved in the organic and printed electronics value chain. More benefits.

What are the key activities of the OE-A?
The OE-A offers many activities to further strengthen and develop the organic and printed electronics industry. Additionally, OE-A members are supported in meaningful ways and provided with numerous exclusive benefits.

What is the OE-A Roadmap?
The OE-A Roadmap for Organic and Pinted Electronics (OPE) is a key activity of the OE-A. Printed electronics is based on the combination of a new class of materials and large-area, high-volume deposition and patterning techniques. It has establisehd itself as a growth industry. This growth is driven by a steadily increasing interest in and the establishment of OPE in important industrial sectors, such as automotive, consumer electronics, healthcare / well-being, smart buildings, printing & packaging, as well as the Internet of Things (IoT).

What is the key conference and exhibition of the Organic and Printed Electronics Industry?
LOPEC (Large-area, Organic & Printed Electronics Convention) is the world's leading conference and exhibition for the rapidly growing market for organic and printed electronics. It is organized jointly by the OE-A and Messe München.

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