OLEDWorks Chosen as a Building Technologies Office Funding Recipient for Flexible OLED Lighting Research

Nick Swancott
February 18, 2020

Originally published by the United States Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Building Technologies Office (BTO) awarded $47.7 million to 23 competitively selected projects, led by 19 organizations, to pursue innovations that can advance the goals of the Buildings Energy Efficiency Frontiers & Innovation Technologies (BENEFIT) – 2019 Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA). The funding opportunity seeks to research and develop innovative technologies that will improve energy productivity, improve flexibility, security and resiliency, as well as lower energy costs of our nation’s buildings and electric grid.

OLEDWorks was chosen for Topic Area 3: Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Technologies, which covers subtopics on:

  • Green Gap and Droop in LEDs
  • Quantum Dot Optical Down-Converters
  • Stable, Efficient White Organic Light Emitting Diodes
  • Light Extraction and Utilization for OLEDs
  • Advanced Lighting Systems

The DOE’s official description of the funded OLEDWorks project is:

OLEDWorks LLC (Rochester, New York) will develop innovative high-efficiency, long-lifetime, and flexible white OLED extraction techniques and manufacturing processes.

Read the full press release