Newsletter of COST Action WIPE - Wireless Power Transmission for Sustainable Electronics

Newsletter 3 - July 2014

WIPE - Wireless Power Transmission for Sustainable Electronics

WIPE Newsletter

IC1301 - WIPE is a COST Action that aims to develop efficient Wireless Power Transmission (WPT) technologies and strategies tailored for battery-less systems and sensors, passive RFID and NFC, and establish Europe as a leading scientific and industrial player in this field. 

Enjoy our third issue!

September 8-12

1st European School RFID, Paris-Est, France

September 8-9

RFID-TA Conference, Tampere, Finland 

October 5-10

European Microwave Week, Rome, Italy

IEEE RFID-TA Conference

The 2014 IEEE RFID Technology and Applications (RFID-TA) Conference will be held in Tampere, Finland during September 8-9, 2014. More Information.

1st European School on RFID

The First course on "RFID Technologies, from Concepts to Applications", will be held at the Université Paris-Est Marne-La-Vallée, France, from September 8th to September 12th, 2014. More Information.

3rd Space Solar Power International Student and Young Professional Design Competition

The competition aims to challenge entrants to submit a technical paper for a new and innovative technical concept for Space Solar Power (SSP). SSP, in its typical implementation and for the purposes of this competition, is the idea of transmitting power harvested from the sun in space down to Earth. The winning entrant will be given up to USD 2000 to cover travel costs to Toronto, Canada. More Information.

GeMiC 2015 — German Microwave Conference 2015

The 9th German Microwave Conference, GeMiC 2015, will be held in Nürnberg, Germany, on 16–18th March 2015. One of the Keynote talks will be about "Far-Field Wireless Powering System Design and Applications" given by Prof. Zoya Popovic, University of Colorado, USA. The submission deadline is on 26th of October. More information.

Rezence™ Wireless Power for Multi-device Charging Surfaces and Accessories

One of the main motivations behind the development of WPT technologies, the limitations of the first generation WPT products and the objectives for the future explained in 1 minute and 35 seconds. Watch Video.

WPT session at International Astronautical Congress

A dedicated session on wireless power transmission will be held at the upcoming International Astronautical Congress in Toronto, as part of the space power symposium, from September 29th to October 3rd. More Information.

EuCAP2015 in Lisbon, Portugal

The 9th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation will be held in Lisbon, Portugal, on 12-17 April 2015. The submission deadline is on 3rd of October. More information.

IEEE Wireless Power Transfer Conference 2015

A new conference on wireless powering, rotating between Europe, Asia and North America, started in Perugia, Italy in 2013 and was followed by WPTC2014 in Jeju, Korea. The 2015 WPT conference will be held in Boulder, 
Colorado, USA. More Information.

Next WIPE WG Meeting in Toulouse (Pre-registration open)

The next Working Group Meeting will be held in Toulouse, France, from 29 to 30 of September. Pre-registration link.
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