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Zymergen, Sumitomo launch biobased film for electronics

by Melody M. Bomgardner
April 3, 2020 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 98, ISSUE 13

 

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Credit: Zymergen
A Zymergen employee examines Hyaline biobased film.

The California biomanufacturing start-up Zymergen and Sumitomo Chemical have developed a transparent polymer film for use in displays, touch sensors, and printable electronics. The film, Hyaline, is made from an unidentified new monomer produced via fermentation. Hyaline boasts high transparency and improved strength compared with synthetic films, the partners say. Sales are expected to begin in the third quarter.

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