Monash Researchers Get Funds to Develop Plastic-based Printable Solar Cells

SpecialChem - Aug 11, 2011

A new form of low-cost solar cell that can be printed onto plastic and metal is a step closer to production after the State and Federal Governments announced a boost in funding for the ongoing research project. Martin Ferguson, Federal Minister for Resources and Energy and his Victorian counterpart, Michael O'Brien jointly announced the additional $3.4 million in funding to assist in the development of the printing technology. Professor Yi-Bing Cheng and Professor Udo Bach, from Monash University's Faculty of Engineering, together with Professor Leone Spiccia from the Faculty of Science are part of the Victorian Organic Solar Cell Consortium (VICOSC) in partnership with the University of Melbourne, the CSIRO and...

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