||CDT significantly broadens the scope of its technology development activity to include sensors and other printed electronics applications. CDT initiates transformation to a European Research Centre for Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd.
||New materials continue to be developed.
CDT has over 560 patents granted worldwide in 280 families.
||Device Development Centre is founded in Ehime, Japan
||CDT becomes part of Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd. on 19th September 2007.
CDT demonstrates a 160 ppi, wide format, three-inch, full-color display at SID 2007. The high resolution display was printed at CDT using Gen 2 inkjet printers on amorphous Si TFT substrates.
||CDT floats on NASDAQ.
||CDT completes 1,750 square meter US$25 million Technology Development Centre in Godmanchester, U.K. The heart of the centre is a 600m sq. state-of-the-art cleanroom, comprising class 100 and class 1000 areas.
||CDT and partners demonstrate the world’s first full color active matrix ink-jet printed PLED display.
||CDT makes first licensee sales.
||CDT is founded with seed venture capital.
||Dr Jeremy Burroughes FRS, Professor Donal Bradley FRS, and Professor Sir Richard Friend FRS at the Cavendish Laboratory of the University of Cambridge discover organic electroluminescence from polymers.