Panasonic joins Solliance as an Industrial Partner

18 Mar 2016

This week Solliance announced Panasonic Corporation as one of the industrial partners on the research program concerning the development of roll-to-roll manufacturing processes aimed at large scale production of flexible perovskite solar cells. As one of the founding partners of Solliance, TNO is very proud that Panasonic Corporation joins this research program.

Solliance is as a partnership of R&D organizations from the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany active in the field of thin film photovoltaic solar energy and provides state of the art laboratories and pilot production lines which are jointly used for research programs. Panasonic will conduct the feasibility studies on the possibility of large scale roll-to-roll production of printed PSCs under this program.

This partnership will create the industry's most technically capable and commercially focused effort to roll out this next generation technology. "With this step Panasonic strengthens the industrial participation in this exciting research field", states Huib van den Heuvel, director at Solliance. Toshihiro Higuchi, Panasonic resident working within the joint research team at Solliance: "We very much appreciate the cooperation with Solliance. Its roll-to-roll pilot production infrastructure and the know-how related to PSCs is world class."

Other Solliance Research Partners are ECN, imec, TNO, Holst Centre, TU/e, Forschungszentrum Jülich, University Hasselt and Delft University of Technology.

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