PRINSE 2018, 31.1.-1.2.2018, Oulu Finland

Invitation to PRINSE ’18 – Programme Published!


The 5th Printed Intelligence Industry Seminar on Manufacturing Solutions for Customer Needs and Vision to the Future – More than 50 companies speaking!

PRINSE’18 Jan 31- Feb 1, 2018 – Oulu, Finland

Plus, 2 side events.

PRINSE’18 will be focusing on `Manufacturing solutions for customer needs` with a future vision. We will be looking closely into: Printed Intelligence inside – Injection molded structural electronics, Flex in laminated glass and shoes, Disposable high volume sensors and products as well as Large area flexible applications, which all look for new digital value chains and partnerships for industrialization. Come to share your ideas with our growing PrintoCent ecosystem! This inspiring international event will host 300 participants around the world, while offering an excellent setting for networking and matchmaking. To facilitate collaboration we will also have an interactive Innovation Market Place and Bazaar with demos.

More than 50 industrial companies will be presenting. Top experts from industry leaders like BASF, GE Healthcare, KONE, Nokia, NSG-Pilkington, LEGO, DNP, ENI, Asahi-Kasei, Plastic Omnium, will be shedding light on the emerging needs. Disruptive enabler companies like TactoTek, Flexbright, Elcoflex, Nanocomp, Ginolis, Screentec plus many more will be opening up the available manufacturing capabilities. Printed Intelligence enabled Products, Ambient Intelligence Solutions and Disposable Diagnostics will be presented by companies such as Happy or Not, Movesole, Bittium Biosignals, Goodwiller, Diagnostics for All, Spektikor and Ynvisible.

In the honour of PrintoCent 10 years anniversary, the globally renowned research leaders will share their vision for the next 10 years:

  • Global eHealth and Biosecurity with Smart SANDs by Luke Lee, Professor and Director of BIGHEART – National University of Singapore
  • Materials, Process and Device Innovations for High-Performance Printed Electronics by Vivek Subramanian, Professor, EECS – UC Berkeley
  • Reactive Printing Materials and Devices by Ghassan Jabbour, Professor – University of Ottawa
  • Printed Intelligence – the Next Wave by Harri Kopola, Professor – VTT

PRINSE’18 schedule – see whole week’s schedule HERE.

Wednesday 31.1.2018 at 09.00-17.40

Session 1: Opening and keynotes
Session 2: Company product launches and pitches
Session 3: Manufacturing Solutions-1
Session 4A: Manufacturing Solutions-2
Session 4B: Ambient Intelligence
Cocktail dinner at Oulu City Hall

Thursday 1.2.2018 at 8.30-16.45

Session 5A: Automotive
Session 5B: Diagnostics
Session 6A: Manufacturing Solutions -3
Session 6B: Health & Wellness Applications
Session 7A: Entrepreneurship & Funding
Session 7B: Quality Assurance
Session 8: Visions for next 10-years
Pilot factory visits; VTT and Oulu University of Applied Sciences
Sauna and jacuzzi by the sea – walking on ice at Nallikari beach

PRINSE’18 Side events

Tuesday 30.1.2018 at 20.00-23.00
Get-together at Pub Rooster in City Centre

Friday 2.2.2018 at 8.30-15.00
Visits to companies located in Oulu region

Registration is now OPEN. If this link doesn’t work, please register via our seminar website. In the registration form, you can book the company and pilot factory visits of your interest. We will be hosting a targeted matchmaking service, you will get a link to BRELLA matchmaking service to secure the best meeting opportunities during the event!

Stay tuned for program updates at our seminar website. With any questions, please contact:, tel. +358 40 354 8890.

Best regards,
Ilkka and Harri

Ilkka Kaisto
Director, PrintoCent
Tel. +358 40 149 4006

Harri Kopola
Professor, VTT
Chairman of the board, PrintoCent
Tel. +358 40 557 4867