Be part of Canada’s premier event for printable, flexible & wearable electronics

OTTAWA— March 29, 2017—The Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association (www.cpeia-acei.ca) continues to build momentum for CPES2017 with a new Gold Sponsor and a growing roster of tabletop exhibitors and academic posters.

CPES2017 is Canada’s premier conference and trade show exhibition for printable, flexible and wearable electronics (PE). The conference runs from May 24-26 at Centennial College’s new Conference Centre in Toronto. Please visit www.CPES2017.ca to learn more and to register.

New Gold Sponsor

XENON Corporation (Bronze Sponsor, CPES2016) is the global leader in Pulsed Light technology. Hundreds of end-users and OEMs count on XENON products for long service life, high reliability and low down time. Founded in 1964, the company focuses exclusively on Pulsed Light and its applications, from the research laboratory to the production line. Its technology plays a key role in applications as diverse as printed electronics, sanitization, food enhancement, optical disc, semiconductor, display and solar simulation.

New Tabletop Exhibitors and Academic Posters

Confirmed exhibitors and posters that will present and discuss their technologies and research now include (profiles can be found at www.cpes2017.ca/profiles):


  • AFELIM, the French Printable Electronics Industry Association
  • Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA)
  • ICI – The Printability and Graphic Communication Institute
  • IDTechEx
  • IEEE Canada
  • MGI Ceradrop
  • Neotech AMT GmbH
  • NovaCentrix
  • OMSignal
  • Optomec
  • Voltera
  • Xenon
  • Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC)


  • CTR Carinthian Tech Research
  • École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS)
  • McMaster University
  • NanoCnet
  • National Research Council of Canada
  • Simon Fraser University
  • University of Ottawa
  • University of Waterloo
  • Western University
  • Xenon
  • Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC)

“We continue to build momentum for CPES2017 with strong participation from across the PE supply chain in North America and abroad,” said Peter Kallai, CPEIA President and CEO. “Creating economic opportunity for Canada begins by bringing the world to our doorstep and offering a forum where cutting-edge research can collide with commercial opportunity. CPES2017 is that forum and we look forward to meeting you there.”

About CPES2017

With 30+ speakers and over 200 people from 120 organizations in attendance, CPES2017 is Canada’s premier meeting ground for technology developers, industrial companies and end-users to discuss how they can work together to commercialize new products and applications for printable, flexible and wearable electronics. Academic researchers can showcase their research and discover how they can link it to market needs and opportunities.

New this year, CPES2017 features a third day of optional programming to help address the commercialization and scale up challenges facing the sector’s many early-stage and mid-sized companies. The day features Master Classes on various technical subjects, a Financing Panel to help companies engage with private and government funding sources, and Mentoring Sessions for startups, where they can tap into the support they need to rise to the next level.

In addition, CPES2017 is the home of the CPES Innovation Awards, which recognize Research Innovation, Industrial Commercialization and our Startup of the Year.

Visit www.cpes2017.ca to learn more.