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Leti is a French research institute that is part of CEA (a government-funded technological research organisation). Leti is a large institute with over 2,500 employees and it has an active OLED research.

Leti's OLED program currently focuses on microdisplays. The lab spun-off MicroOLED back in 2007 and they are currently researching the full integration of OLED technology into systems (including IC integration if needed), optical development, encapsulation and more. Leti is also developing other OLED applications, such as optical communication and bio-related applications.


CSEM logoCSEM, the Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology is a privately held, knowledge-based company carrying out applied research work, product development, prototype, and low-volume production.

CSEM's Polymer Optoelectronics Section offers expertise in custom designed PLED (PLED) development, screening of polymeric semiconductor materials for organic optoelectronic devices, and dedicated feasibility studies.

D&P Technology

D&P Technology logoTaiwan-based D&P Technology, established in 2007, produces sputtering targets and cooling backing plates for the FPD industry.

D&P developed foldable CPI / PET coating cover films for foldable OLED devices.

Dongxu Optoelectronic Technology

Tungshu group logoDongxu, also known as Tungshu, was established in 1997 and its headquarters and R&D center are located in Beijing. With roots in the optoelectronic display industry, it now has become a industrial investment enterprise focused on the optoelectronic display and renewable energy industries, while also covering financing, urbanization and real estate.

For the display industry, Dongxu offers equipment and materials used in the production of display panels. In November 2020 it was reported that the company is establishing China's largest 6-Gen OLED glass substrate factory in Tianshui City, Gansu Province.


FlexE Centre

FlexE Centre logoThe National Centre for Flexible Electronics (FlexE) was established in 2014 at the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur. The centre aims to bring together Indian academia, industry and public research organizations for research and development of large area flexible electronics.

The FlexE center develops OLED lighting and OLED signage applications and is collaborating with industrial partners in both fields. The center explores evaporation, printing and hybrid processing for OLED production.

In 2017 the FlexE center announced it has ordered a bespoke roll-to-roll (R2R) pilot line that will be used for R&D and prototyping projects in the field of printed and flexible electronics. In 2021 we posted an article outlining the major OLED technologies developed at FlexE.


Fluxim AG, based in Switzerland, is a provider of R&D tools to the photovoltaic
and OLED industries.

Fluxim offers several products, including both software tools and hardware tools. such as an advanced simulation software for solar cells and OLEDs, perovskite tools, characterization software, advanced design tools and more.

Fluxim lists Samsung, BOE, DuPont, LG and Merck among their many customers

Fraunhofer FEP

Fraunhofer FEP logoFraunhofer FEP (The Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, Electron Beam and Plasma Technology) is a research institute that focuses on innovative solutions in the fields of vacuum coating, surface treatment and organic semic­conductors. The core competences technologies for the organic electronics and IC/system design are electron beam technology, sputtering, plasma-activated deposition and high-rate PECVD. The Fraunhofer FEP offers a wide range of possibilities for research, development and pilot production.

In 2009, the Fraunhofer IPMS launched COMEDD (the Center for Organics, Materials and Electronic Devices Dresden), as a venue to develop OLED lighting and OLED microdisplay technologies. COMEDD started as a department at IPMS, then turned into an independent Fraunhofer Institute in 2012, and later it was incorporated into the FEP. In 2024 COMEDD, which now focuses on OLED microdisplays, was moved back into the Fraunhofer IPMS.

Fraunhofer IAP

Fraunhofer IAP logoThe Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research (IAP) develops bio-based and synthetic polymers, from the laboratory to the industrial scale. Applications are diverse across many markets, such as bio-based packaging, lightweight materials, truck tires and more.

One of the applications being researched and developed at the Fraunhofer IAP is luminescent materials for displays. The IAP functional polymer systems division, looks into a broad range of materials, including light-emitting polymers and quantum dots. The focus lies in solution processing of these materials with a strong focus on printing methods.

Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems (Fraunhofer IPMS)

Fraunhofer IPMS LogoThe Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems (Fraunhofer IPMS) is a research institute dealing with electronic, mechanical and optical components and their integration into devices and systems.

The Fraunhofer IPMS has been working on OLED since 2000, and in 2009 it launched a new department called COMEDD (the Center for Organics, Materials and Electronic Devices Dresden) to handle its OLED research and pilot fabrication. COMEDD was turned into an independent Fraunhofer Institute in 2012, later it became a business unit at Fraunhofer FEP, and in early 2024 it moved back into the IPMS.


The COMEDD researchers used to develop OLED lighting technologies, and OLED microdisplay technologies. Today most of the focus is into OLED microdisplays.

Guangdong Juhua Printing Display Technology

Guangdong Juhua Printing Display Technology logoGuangdong Juhua Printing Display Technology was established in 2016 by CSoT (66%) and TianMa (34%) with an aim to industrialize printed OLED technologies.

Juhua Printing is an "open innovation platform" guided by the Chinese government that collaborates with both industry and universities to drive the progress of China's display industry and the Guangdong Province specifically.

Holst Centre

Holst Centre was setup in 2005 by IMEC (Belgium) and TNO (Holland), with government support. The center is located in Eindhoven, and has around 200 employees and over 20 industrial partners.

The center is an independent R&D operation that develops generic technologies for Wireless Autonomous Transducer Solutions and for Systems-in-Foil. One of the programs in the Holst center is ‘Printed Organic Lighting and Signage' - develops device designs for OLED lighting and signage applications, compatible with roll-to-roll (R2R) processing.

IGNIS Innovation

IGNIS Innovation, established in Canada in 2000, specializes in providing technologies in the areas of pixel circuits and driver packages for AMOLED displays.

IGNIS focuses on developing AMOLED backplane solutions using industry standard amorphous silicon (with compensation) polysilicon or other TFT technologies. They also develop specialized driver electronics and related OLED IP. Towards the end of 2013, Ignis started shipping 55” AMOLED MaxLife prototype samples to potential clients. Ignis is developing AMOLED panels based on LTPS backplanes in collaboration with China's CSoT.


In May 2015, IGNIS raised $14 million. In June 2016 LGD signed a license agreement with Ignis to use its technology in LG's OLED displays.

INT Tech

INT Tech logoINT Tech, established in 2016 in Taiwan, developed advanced technologies for the display industry. INT Tech is a public company that went public in Taiwan at the end of 2018.

INT is developing an ultra-high pixel density OLED display (UHPD) and truly-flexible sensor (SPIC) technologies.

In January 2020 INT Tech produced its first prototype display - a 0.7" 2,300 PPI real RGB side-by-side AMOLED display. In April 2020 INT Tech signed an agreement to establish a $143 million OLED display fab in the city of Taizhou in Zhejiang province, China.

Intellectual Keystone Technology

Intellectual Keystone Technology logoIntellectual Keystone Technology (IKT) was established by Samsung Display Corporation on March 2013 in the US to handle patent development and trading. SDC invested $25 million in IKT, and the company offers an IP portfolio for OLED displays, OLED lighting, encapsulation, materials, LCDs, LTPS/ELA, flexible displays and more.

In April 2013 IKT bought several patents owned by Seiko Epson, reportedly related to LCD and OLED display technologies.


Intellectual Property Exchange International, Inc. (IPXI) is the world's first financial exchange for licensing and trading intellectual property rights with market-based pricing and standardized terms. The exchange operates under two core principles: transparency and efficiency.

In June 2013, IPXI launched its first product offering, a portfolio of 600+ patent assets owned by Philips related to organic light emitting diode (OLED) technology for display screen applications.


Taiwan's ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute) is a national research organization, with a mission of conducting technological research, promoting industrial development, creating economic value and improving social welfare for Taiwan. ITRI, founded in 1973, is the largest applied technology R&D institution in Taiwan.

ITRI is involved with AMOLED technology and seems to be focused currently on flexible OLEDs and efficient blue OLED emissive materials. It also has active research on e-paper displays.

In 2016 ITRI demonstrated foldable and rollable OLED technologies, as ITRI become's Taiwan's main facilitator for flexible OLED commercialization.

n-tech research

n-tech research logoN-tech research (previously NanoMarkets) provides market research and industry analysis for the advanced materials and emerging energy and electronics markets.

N-tech provides reports covering OLED lighting, OLED encapsulation, OLED materials and more.



Nanomatch logo (2022)Nanomatch is an SME based in Germany and develops predictive, adjustable virtual design tools for organic electronic applications. The company's multiscale simulation toolkit translates molecular properties to the device scale, thereby bridging the gap between fundamental chemistry and device design.

Nanomatch's parameter-free, microscopic simulation approach can aid to develop fundamental understanding of how molecular properties determine device peformance by triggering and balancing microscopic processes.