Ynvisible, German Firm Hook up on Printed Electronics Project

All sorts of the developments are popping up in the health-care and mining fields among the small-cap area. But there are also firms on which to focus the spotlight.

Vancouver-based Ynvisible Interactive Inc. (TSX-Venture:YNV) has thrown in its low with German-based Evonik Creavis GmbH, a global specialty chemicals, in the field of printable electronics and have introduced a first joint technology demonstrator. The collaboration combines Evonik's printable battery materials with electrochromic displays from Ynvisible, opening up novel product design possibilities for Internet-of-Things (IoT) and other everyday smart product applications.

Evonik, with revenues of €13.1 billion, is one of the world leaders in specialty chemicals. In the field of printed electronics it develops, produces and markets under the brand name TAeTTOOz® polymer-based energy storage materials and has significant expertise in such materials and their use in batteries, in particular in printed rechargeable batteries.

Ynvisible, according to Tuesday’s news release, develops and brings to market interactive printed graphics solutions based on ultra low-power printed electrochromic displays. The company also offers design, prototyping, and contract manufacturing services for an increasing range of printed electronic and hybrid systems.

YNV shares gained three cents, or 8.6%, to 38 cents, on volume of more than 998,000 shares.