OULU, FINLAND/COLOGNE, GERMANY (26TH April 2022) – TactoTek (www.tactotek.com), the Finnish company that develops Injection Molded Structural Electronics (IMSE) technology, has been awarded the Innovation Award by DVN Interior for its groundbreaking technology.
The DVN Interior Innovation Awards recognize the most innovative products and people. They are dedicated to supporting new car interior innovation in the context of more automated, more connected, and more electrified vehicles and mobility tools.
“We are honored to receive this year's Innovation Award by DVN Interior. TactoTek’s success story is strongly connected to the automotive industry, and we have a well-established, solid network of partners in automotive. The Innovation Award proves that TactoTek has created a truly innovative solution with IMSE. User expectations of car interiors are evolving continuously, and our technology gives the needed design freedom to create smart and functional surfaces”, says Jussi Harvela, CEO of TactoTek.
Philippe Aumont, General Editor Car Interiors, comments: “With the Innovation Award, we remunerate the most advanced innovations within the automotive industry. With outstanding design features and smart technologies, IMSE clearly is a step forward to the future of car interiors enabling new ways of designing and manufacturing.”
The innovation award was presented at a ceremony during the DVN Interior Workshop from April 25th to 26th in Cologne, Germany.
DVN Interior represents the community of Car Interior Experts, publishing a weekly newsletter, organizing workshops, and promoting innovation in the car interior Domains. The DVN Interior Innovation Awards have been created to recognize the most innovative products and people, dedicated to supporting new car interior innovation in the context of more automated, more connected, and more electrified vehicles and mobility tools. The DVN Interior award jury is composed of the DVN Management Team, senior experts, and Editors from the main automotive regions in the world.
TactoTek is the leading provider of Injection Molded Structural Electronics (IMSE®) solutions that integrate printed circuitry and electronic components into 3D injection molded smart surfaces. Leading IMSE use cases include human-machine interfaces (HMI), connectivity and electronic styling features for automotive, smart home, appliances and other markets. IMSE technology is a greener solution: it uses 50-70% less plastics and generates up to 60% less greenhouse gas equivalents than conventional electronic equivalents. TactoTek develops and industrializes IMSE technology, creates mass production ready IMSE prototypes, and licenses IMSE technology for 3rd party IMSE part design and global mass production.
TactoTek is funded by international leaders in finance and industry committed to advancing technology solutions that benefit consumers and the environment. TactoTek investors include Conor Venture Partners, 3M Ventures, Repsol Energy Ventures, Faurecia Ventures, Voima Ventures, Tesi, Nidoco AB and Cornes Technologies Limited. For more information, please visit www.tactotek.com.