Business Conference topics


Jon Stark, Peratech

The Business Conference aims in particular at end user applications, their special requirements and the related business models.

How is the product-market fit?
Which unmet needs do the products fulfill?
How can this new technology enable products which generate additional turnover and profit?
Which business strategies make sense?

The Business Conference aims in particular at end user applications, their special requirements and the related business models.

And from an external viewpoint:
What lessons can be learned from the market launch of other innovative technologies?
Which business models have proven successful?


The following sessions were a part of the LOPEC 2020 Business Conference:

End-user applications and requirements

  • What do customers want, and what do they need?
  • Does this correspond to the latest technologies or is there a gap between both?

Business and product developments

  • Companies and products that have managed to enter the market
  • New technologies that have been implemented into products and which have proven successful on the market

Supply-chain challenges and changes

  • How does the supply chain for printed electronics differ from others?
  • Are there specific requirements, challenges, or peculiarities? If so, what are they?

Market trends and industry developments

  • What is the status of the market at present and in what direction is it moving?
  • Market players, niche markets, etc.

Business models

  • What business models have successfully been implemented in the PE industry?
  • What are the possible IP strategies in printed electronics?
  • How to best use your IP to build a successful business model
  • How does IP licensing impact your business model and/or market?

Business Conference Chair:
Dr. Michael Korell, Evonik (DE), Project Manager