Organic and Printed Electronics Association

OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association), a working group within VDMA, is the leading international industry association for the emerging technology of organic and printed electronics. Representing the entire value chain, OE-A provides a unique platform for local and international cooperation between companies and research institutes.


The vision of OE-A is to build a bridge between science, technology and applications to grow an industry of electronics beyond the classic silicon approach. OE-A enables and fosters collaboration by all participants along the value chain, from research to the integration into final end-products, by coordinating, harmonizing and facilitating their activities.


To promote communication among and business by its members, OE-A organizes networking opportunities for members, workshops, conferences and trade fairs; it also collaborates with related associations in the area of emerging electronics.


Key Activities

OE-A offers many activities to further strengthen and develop the organic and printed electronics industry. Additionally, OE-A members are supported in meaningful ways and provided with numerous exclusive benefits.

  • International Networking & Communication Platform
  • Market & Technology Information
  • Research & Development
  • Education & Training
  • Standardization
  • Global Visibility
  • Advocacy & Funding



Well over 200 members from Europe, Asia, North America, South America, Africa and Oceania are working together to promote the establishment of a competitive production infrastructure for organic and printed electronics.

  • Component & material suppliers
  • Equipment & tool suppliers
  • Producers & system integrators
  • End-users
  • Research institutes & universities



OE-A and Messe München together host LOPEC, the world’s leading International Exhibition and Conference for the Printed Electronics Industry. It is the business-oriented platform for end-users, engineers, scientists, manufacturers, and investors.

The next LOPEC will take place from March 24-26, 2020 in Munich, Germany.


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Dr. Klaus Hecker
Organic Electronics Association (OE-A)
Tel.: (+49 69) 66 03-13 36