Chips with everything
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Chips with everything

MANUFACTURING GROWTH NETWORK. PragmatIC has developed a new generation of ultra-thin, low-cost flexible integrated circuits, known as FlexICs, enabling the potential for trillions of smart objects. Dr Richard Price, Chief Technology Officer at PragmatIC, explains more. 

How will technology aid an ageing world?
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How will technology aid an ageing world?

EUROPEAN PHARMACEUTICAL REVIEW. This article explores the potential of readily available technology to address current traceability challenges as well as more wide-ranging issues in the pharmaceutical industry.

How to build a disposable microchip
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How to build a disposable microchip

THE ECONOMIST. Every research project needs a striking name, and it is hard to think of a better one than “Plastic Armpit”. The idea is to design and build a chip with an electronic nose, which can sample the odours and chemicals in its environment.

CTO Sessions: Richard Price, PragmatIC
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CTO Sessions: Richard Price, PragmatIC

IDG CONNECT. Dr Richard Price has more than 20 years' experience in emerging technology development and commercialisation. As CTO and co-founder of PragmatIC, Price has overseen technical development of PragmatIC's unique flexible electronics technology.

Safe and sound with Radio-Frequency
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Safe and sound with Radio-Frequency

PHARMTECH. Supply chain security is of crucial importance in the pharmaceutical industry. Should counterfeit or falsified drug products enter distribution channels and end up with a patient, not only is the reputation of the drug company at stake. 

In the air: How smart packaging in fighting counterfeit drugs
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In the air: How smart packaging in fighting counterfeit drugs

EUROPEAN PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURER. Gillian Ewers, vice president of marketing at PragmatIC examines how smart packaging is benefitting the pharmaceutical industry and helping to combat counterfeit drugs. 

Smart sustainability - active and intelligent packaging
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Smart sustainability - active and intelligent packaging

PACKAGING NEWS. Active and intelligent packaging helps to combat counterfeiting and can engage consumers. Tony Corbin finds out if can also help brands achieve sustainability goals.

RFID tags could save the U.K. National Health Service $500M/year
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RFID tags could save the U.K. National Health Service $500M/year

PACKAGING WORLD. Diagnostic samples bound for one of the U.K.’s NHS pathology labs get low-cost RFID labels that save packaging, staff, and operational costs, among other benefits.

Taking on the anti-counterfeiting challenge
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Taking on the anti-counterfeiting challenge

PACKAGING EUROPE. Counterfeiting has moved on from small-scale operations to big business. Elisabeth Skoda shines a light on solutions aimed at luxury packaging, pharmaceuticals and fast-moving consumer goods. 

Do Androids dream of electric sensors?
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Do Androids dream of electric sensors?

PACKAGING EUROPE. Electronic tracking of medication, flexible electronic connectivity, and battery-free sensor tags? These all sound like they are straight from an alternate universe in a Philip K. Dick novel; however, innovation today in the real world is smart.

Reducing waste using electronic tagging
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Reducing waste using electronic tagging

RECYCLING AND WASTE WORLD. NFC means two electronic devices can be connected, for example using a debit card or phone for a contactless payment. However, the benefits of NFC go well beyond this, as the technology could also be used to increase recycling and reduce waste.

Chips with everything as PragmatIC order book busts 20 million mark
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Chips with everything as PragmatIC order book busts 20 million mark

BUSINESS WEEKLY. Flexible electronics innovator PragmatIC is riding the crest of a trade tsunami: In just two months it has received orders for over 20 million flexible integrated circuits (FlexICs) across three continents, introducing connectivity into mass market applications.