CDT Ltd. is a Sumitomo Chemical Group Company and, as one of Sumitomo Chemical’s corporate research laboratories, is responsible for research and innovation in the UK and Europe.
CDT’s technologies have been developed in the field of Printed Electronics including technology of polymer light emitting diodes (P-OLEDs), printed sensors and printed energy harvesting and storage devices. CDT is also supporting Sumitomo’s future goals by developing the next generation of innovative new technologies to enhance existing business or create new opportunities for Sumitomo. This includes fundamental research in areas such as biosensors and active release technologies and the identification and incubation of new market-needs driven technologies to support the next generation of products for Sumitomo Chemical’s business sectors (Health & Crop Sciences, Pharmaceuticals, Petrochemicals and Plastics, IT-related Chemicals and Energy & Functional Materials).
CDT’s 100-strong interdisciplinary team has world-class expertise in physics, chemistry, engineering, microelectronics, materials and life sciences. CDT has state of the art research and technology development facilities in Godmanchester, near Cambridge. CDT’s facilities include synthetic chemistry laboratories, formulation and printing laboratories, chemical and physical materials analysis, electrical and optical device fabrication and measurement, fast laser spectroscopy, and clean room facilities.