National Centre for Flexible Electronics was established in 2014 through a grant from Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) under ESDM scheme of Electronics Policy 2012 of Government of India and support from the Institute (IIT Kanpur).
Outreach to companies in various sectors
Cleanroom with facility for wet processing, lithography and bio-material processing.
Highly skilled and culturally diverse team
We seek national and international collaborators to augment our strengths & accelerate the pace of innovation and commercialization.
Healthcare,environmental,biomedical and food packaging,medical,process engineering safety.
Wearable electronics, smart packaging and smart card,decor.
Active matrix backplane for displays,circuits for smart packaging,wearable electronics,NFC.
Light weight and flexible solar panels, portable PV device on flexible substrates.
Smart packaging printed circuit boards,circuit repair.
Front plane for displays, high brightness OLEO tiles for lighting, printed OLED for signage, decor.
The activities in the Centre are driven by a core group with rich international academic and industry experience comprising faculty members from different departments. A team of more than eighty technical personnel /experts is dedicated in various technology development and product commercialization activities. The areas of activities include development of printable inks, wearables with flexible printed heaters and wearables electronic devices for healthcare, material devices, circuits and integrated systems for various applications, such as, smart packaging, smart taps, displays and lighting, bio medical and other types of sensors, Photovoltaic modules, and electronic security features, Specialized Services. The activities of the Centre are conducted in a dedicated building of 5000 square metre area with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment – from the lab scale to the industry scale. The Centre is actively working with many international, national and local industrial partners for development of innovative products for short term, medium term and long term prospective.
An Industry Meet was organized by the National Centre for Flexible Electronics at IIT Kanpur on Nov 18th. Over 35 representatives from over 25 companies, from India and abroad, participated in the Meet. The work done in the Centre was showcased. Panel discussions on the way forward and...
NCFlexE Centre presented exciting OLED and flexible electronics demonstration at SID 2019
Counterfeiting is a serious threat to health, life & business in life-critical sectors such as pharmaceuticals, personal care, automobile sector, and agro-products. Companies lose brand value, sales and enterprise value due to counterfeiting. TransPacks have developed world’s first copy-proof anti-counterfeiting technology which directly empowers end consumers to verify the authenticity...
Dr. Siddhartha Panda, Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Coordinator of the National Centre of Flexible Electronics, participated as a panelist in a panel discussion on “Emerging Technologies in Sectors (EV, ESDM, Renewables)” that took place in the Magnetic Maharashtra Convergence Summit in Mumbai on Feb 19th. Part of the discussion was telecast live on CNBC18 and excerpts were telecast on NDTV...