The manufactory Meissen and the Fraunhofer Centre for Organic Materials and Electronic Devices Dresden COMEDD have announced they will cooperate in the field of innovative porcelain luminaires. The partnership expects exhibit it first collection at the worldwide home furnishing trade fair Salone Internazionale del Mobile in April 2013.
Dr. Christian Kurtzke, MEISSEN´s CEO, “In projects for interior fittings, the investment share for lamps is frequently around 60%.’ Dr. Christian Kurtzke, added, “I see – especially in connection with the auspicious OLED technology – great potential, and I’m confident that MEISSEN will in the long term be able to position itself as the leading provider of porcelain lamps in the market. By bundling the competence of two companies in Saxony, we will stand out clearly from our competitors, and we will be able to offer not just beauty, but also impressive functions.”
Prof. Dr. Karl Leo, Fraunhofer COMEDD’s director, “For us as an application-oriented technology centre, the cooperation with MEISSEN offers the opportunity to combine the latest high-tech innovations with unique craftsmanship.”