Organic & Flexible Electronics

Saxony is Europe’s largest cluster of organic and flexible electronics. Almost 40 companies and 20 research facilities cover the entire value creation chain ranging from fundamental research all the way to finished products.

Solar foil in production, Heliatek Dresden ( Source: Heliatek GmbH / photo: Tim Deussen, Berlin)

Ecosystem Organic & Flexible Electronics

The stakeholders in Saxony cover the entire value creation chain ranging from fundamental research all the way to finished products. For example, Saxony is the place the technological leaders in energy-efficient organic light-emitting diodes as well as the producers of the most efficient organic solar cells call home.

Chart: Value Chain "Organic and Flexible Electronics in Saxony" (Source: OES, Saxony Trade & Invest Corp.)


In Saxony, various networks are working together in the field of organic & flexible electronics to strengthen the competitiveness of Saxony's companies through cooperation. This also involves the joint development of innovative solutions for sustainable technologies and their transfer into new products and services.


The Organic Electronics Saxony (OES) innovation network represents the interests of Europe’s leading cluster for organic, flexible and printed electronics, and thereby unites the key research and industry stakeholders in Saxony. Its declared strategic goal is to act as a driving force to further develop technology for the purpose of consolidating and gradually extending the know-how leadership of Saxony in a dynamically managed worldwide competition.


Organic Electronics Saxony e. V. (OES)


For 25 years, EFDS has successfully taken on the task of supporting and bringing together research institutions and companies who are dedicated to the application field of thin-film, vacuum and plasma technologies. The EFDS identifies current scientific issues, on the basis of which it defines research priorities and programs and initiates specific research projects. The EFDS also monitors and evaluates research work and promotes the exchange of professional experience among its members as well as the implementation of research results in practice.


European Society of Thin Films (EFDS)


Reith, Armin

Reith, Armin

Armin Reith

Branchen, Innovation & Marketing

+49-351-2138 134

+49-351-2138 134

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