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2019 Display Week San Jose 

C3Nano CTO/Co-Founder Dr. Ajay Virkar To Speak at Display Week

C3Nano Inc., the world’s performance leader in silver nanowire-based transparent conductive inks and films used in flexible displays, touchscreens and other products, today announced that its CTO and co-founder, Dr. Ajay Virkar, will present the benefits of the company’s ActiveGrid inks and films in manufacturing flexible and highly interactive displays at the Display Week conference being held May 13-15 in the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, Calif.

In this presentation, Dr. Virkar will describe the underlying physical mechanism of ActiveGrid formation as well as various advanced technologies related to manipulating and improving optics and flexibility. Unlike conventional flexible transparent conductors, C3Nano’s ActiveGrid is a totally new material formed by chemically fusing silver nanowires into a unique nanoscale grid. ActiveGrid enables outstanding optical properties for a variety of applications ranging from touch sensors, OLEDs, and solar cells to biotechnology and wearables.

What: Dr. Ajay Virkar of C3Nano presents ActiveGrid technology for flexible displays

Where: McEnery Convention Center, San Jose, Calif.

When: 3:40-4:05 PM, May 15, 2019

 Dr. Virkar, who co-founded and launched C3Nano in 2010, has more than 25 patents issued or pending related to materials for next generation and progressive electronics, and has co-authored eleven technical publications in peer-reviewed journals.


FLEX 2019: Building Outside The Box


February 21, join Ajay Virkar for his talk ‘Engineering the Highest Performance Flexible Transparent Conductor’ at the The Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa on Del Monte Golf Course

Learn more at FLEX 2019


FEBRUARY 24 – March 1

On February 24, Ajay Virkar has been invited to be the Plenary Speaker at the Waterborne Symposium, Environmentally Friendly Coating Technologies taking place at the Astor Crowne Plaza in New Orleans, LA.

Learn more at Waterborne Symposium

2018 Finetech Japan

Dec 5 – 7, 2018 – Makuhari Messe, Japan

Ajay Vikar and Andrew Moon presented

– Newly launched TCF products based on ultra thin COP for foldable sensor applications.

– ActiveGrid TCF based functional flexible touch sensors for foldable devices.

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2018 Electronic & Conductive Ink Conference

Ajay Vikar has been selected to present ActiveGrid(TM): A Flexible Transparent Conductor with Excellent Optical Properties

Presentation: Thursday, Oct, 11, 2018, 9:00 AM

Pheasant Run Resort, St. Charles, IL.  Learn more at



SF Bay Area Nanotechnology Council announces “Company Origin Stories – Exploring Entrepreneurship” Nanotech Company Founders Explain How and Why They Started Their Enterprises. Register Here – Discounted tickets til Sept 1.

Tues, Sept 18 – 5:30pm to 9:40pm

Cost: $17 includes dinner. Discount for IEEE Members, Students & Unemployed Industry Professionals

Location: SEMI Global Headquarters 673 South Milpitas Boulevard, Milpitas

Presenting Companies include: Ajay Virkar, Co-Founder and CTO of C3Nano – the performance leader in transparent conductive inks and films for smarter, flexible touch sensor applications. Vivian Qu, Founder and CEO, ViaeX Technologies –  technology to transform biowaste into renewable nanomaterials for water purification, industrial separation, skin care, food & beverage filtration, wound healing and more. Pavel Lazarev, Founder and CTO, Capacitor Sciences Inc – new materials technology for ultra-high energy density devices that can surpass the performance of lithium ion batteries by at least 10x in every metric


2018 Display Week Los Angeles 

Symposium Presentation: Wednesday, May 23, 2018, 10:40 AM – 12:00 PM

Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 515B

Ajay Vikar has been selected to present ActiveGrid(TM): A Flexible Solution Processed Transparent Conductor with Excellent Optical Properties  May 23, 2018, 10:40 AM – 12:00 PM at the Los Angeles Convention Center, Room 515B.

Exhibition: May 20-25, 2018

Display Week, Los Angeles – May 20-25, 2018


2017 C-Touch & Display Shenzhen 2017, China in San Francisco, Booth #1B10

Exhibition: November 24-26, 2017

We will exhibit the following

  1. Smart window – A4 size demo (using ActiveGrid ink/film)
  2. Touch sensor (small-mid size) – Flexible touch screen: 10.1”, 5.5”, 7” – various sizes (using ActiveGrid film 50 ohms/sq)
  3. Touch sensor (large size) –  65” large screen (using ActiveGrid film 30 ohms/sq film) and 42” large screen (using ActiveGrid film 30 ohms/sq film)

C-Touch & Display Shenzhen 2017

BA-SID August 2017 Seminar

Technical Seminar: Wednesday, August 23, 2018, 6:00 PM / Qualcomm, Building B Cafeteria, 3165 Kifer Road, Santa Clara, CA 95051

Speaker: Ajay Virkar, PhD, Co-Founder, Chief Technology Officer, C3Nano

In this presentation, ActiveGrid™ will be compared to the incumbent transparent conducting technology for display applications (ITO), as well as other potential replacement solutions. Novel other technologies being developed at C3Nano including manipulating color of transparent conductors, and advanced extremely durable materials for emerging applications will also be covered.  Finally, the supply chain for next-generation and flexible devices, C3Nano’s key industrial partnerships, and a technology roadmap will be discussed. This is a special BASID event with four speakers giving an overview of Display Week 2017.

Bay Area Chapter of The Society for Information Display


2016 SID Display Week in San Francisco, Booth #1321

Exhibition: May 22 – 27, 2016

San Francisco, CA

During this year’s Display Week, visitors will be introduced to the latest C3Nano products, including its hardcoat film and transparent conductive inks and film (TCF). Along with their global touch panel partners, C3Nano will present a number of touch sensor demonstrations, including a 10” flexible touch sensor, a 55” interactive smart TV, and various touch screens for AIO, Notebook and OLED display.

SID Display Week

ID Tech Ex – Printed Electronics USA 2015

Exhibition: November 18-19, 2015

Santa Clara, CA

Ajay Vikar to present ‘An Overview of ActiveGrid™ High Performance Transparent Conductors’

Printed Electronics 2015 Conference

The Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators

Exhibition: Oct 25 – 28, 2015

Naples, Florida

Ajay Vikar to present New Materials for Solution Coated Transparent Conductors

AIMCAL 2015 Conference

Display Week 2015
International Symposium, Seminar and Exhibition
May 31-June 5, 2015 San Jose, California
Exhibition: June 2-4, 2015
San Jose Convention Center

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