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March 4th, 2010

Konica Minolta, Konarka join on thin-film cells

Abstract:
Konica Minolta Holdings Inc. has signed an agreement with U.S. venture business Konarka Technologies Inc. to cooperate from April on the development of organic thin-film solar cells that have a wide range of commercial applications.

Under the deal involving an investment of ¥1.8 billion in the Massachusetts-based venture, Konica Minolta and Konarka will combine their respective strengths to improve the performance of the flexible solar cells, including their efficiency in converting sunlight into electricity.

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