ORFID Receives UC Grant

Los Angeles-based ORFID has received a University of California Discovery Grant, the company said this monring. The new grant will support the company's development of organic electronic technology used for the manufacturing of new products such as thin-film flat panel displays, smart labels and intelligent packaging. ORFID's technology was developed in the labs of UCLA Professor Yang Yang. The company is sponsoring applied research at UCLA and receives matching grants from a program for joint university, state and industry investments. ORFID is funded by Convergent Ventures.