SmartKem is an early-stage UK-based company that develops a new class of flexible high-mobility p-type semiconductor inks for flexible displays.
Smartkem provides customized solutions involving molecular synthesis, electronic prototyping and on-site technology transfer support. In November 2013 the company announced a joint-development agreement with a major Asian display maker. In August 2014 SmartKem raised €3 million from BASF ventures and other investors. In total the company raised $37 million so far.
In 2017 SmartKem announces advances in Asia as it started collaborating with OLED makers to implement its technology. In October 2017 we posted an interview with SmartKem's CEO and founder. In 2020 the company started developmening backplanes for miniLED-backlit LCD displays.