2015 Archived Content

Emerging technological innovations enabled by next generation sensors will define the landscape for the future commercialization of life changing products. The exponential growth of the sensors market and the demand for next generation integrated systems is expected to reach $85 billion by 2020. Our international faculty of key industry and academic leaders will present the latest technological advancements of real-world applications within three sensor application tracks: Biosensors, Sensor Power, and Sensor R&D.

TRACK 1: BIOSENSORS
Technological Advances and Commercial Applications in Biosensing
 

The global market for biosensors is expected to reach over $25 billion by 2020. With biosensor applications in such areas as healthcare, environmental, industrial, security and defense, this market is expected to achieve exponential growth over the coming years.

TRACK 2: SENSOR POWER
Energy Harvesting and Advanced Battery Technologies for Integrated Sensor Applications

Power demands for next-generation sensors in a variety of applications provide significant challenges to scientists and engineers. A blended approach to power generation through advanced battery technology and energy harvesting is critical for the development of integrated sensors systems.

TRACK 3: SENSOR R&D
Advanced Materials, Design, Modeling & Fusion for Sensor Applications

Significant improvements in materials and engineering have paved the way for novel, multifunctional integrated sensor systems with unlimited market potential. Advancements in low-cost materials processing and printing techniques have enabled the development of cost-efficient sensor platforms for applications within such industries as life sciences, transportation, oil & gas, defense and consumer electronics.