TNO spinoff SALDtech forced to make course adjustments

Paul van Gerven
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Now that display manufacturers’ appetite for new deposition technology has faded for the moment, startup SALDtech is forced to explore other markets.

It’s not like the original business case is out the window, but a plan B was definitely needed, says CEO Huib Heezen of SALDtech. Initially aiming to introduce spatial ALD equipment – a real Dutch specialty – in display manufacturing, the TNO spinoff founded in 2018 has recently broadened its scope to include energy technology applications, such as electrolyzers, fuel cells and batteries. What happened?

What would spatial ALD bring to display manufacturing?

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