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Thin Film Electronics ASA: Dr. Raj B Apte Joins Thinfilm's Technical Advisory Council

Low-temperature silicon processing expert
to advise Thinfilm on

next-generation printed electronics technologies

OSLO, Norway, April 24, 2015 -Thin Film Electronics ASA("Thinfilm") (OSE:
THIN.OL; OTCQX: TFECY), a leader in the development and commercialization of
printed electronics and smart systems, today announced that Dr. Raj B Apte
has joined Thinfilm's Technical Advisory Council. In this role, Dr. Apte will
collaborate with other council members and Thinfilm's executive team to
leverage the latest technological advances in printed electronics and further
strengthen Thinfilm's position as an innovator and market leader.

Dr. Apte is presently a Rapid Evaluator for Google[x], where he invents and
evaluates potential highpayoff projects (aka Moonshots) for significant
investments by Google[x]. Prior to his current role, Dr. Apte spent two
decades at PARC, a Xerox company, as a principal scientist and area manager.
While at PARC, he oversaw much of the group's poly-silicon research
initiatives and managed projects focused on imaging technology, large area
array testing, oxide (IGZO) semiconductors, novel back-plane design, and
laser recrystallization. Dr. Apte is widely published and has 43 issued
patents to his credit. He holds PhD and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering
from Stanford University, and a BS in Electrical Engineering from the
University of California, Berkeley.

"Raj has deep expertise in the development of low-temperature poly-silicon
processes, which relates directly to Thinfilm's printed NFC OpenSense(TM) and
sensor label products," said Christer Karlsson, Thinfilm's chief technology
officer. "As we continue to enhance Thinfilm's poly-silicon technology and
scale the related manufacturing processes, Raj's years of experience in this
arena will be of tremendous benefit. We are very excited to have him join the
Technical Advisory Council and look forward to his contributions."

In addition to Dr. Apte, other members of Thinfilm's Technology Advisory
Council include Dr. Ana Claudia Arias, Associate Professor in the Department
of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of
California, Berkeley, and Dr. Donald Lupo, Professor of Electronic Materials
in the Department of Electronics at Tampere University of Technology.

About Thin Film Electronics ASA

Thinfilm is a leader in the development of Printed Electronics. The first to
commercialize printed, rewritable memory, the Company is creating printed
systems that include memory, sensing, display, and wireless communication,
all at a low cost unmatched by any other electronic technology. Thinfilm's
roadmap integrates technology from a strong and growing ecosystem of partners
to enable the Internet of Everything by bringing intelligence to disposable

Thin Film Electronics ASA ("Thinfilm") is a publicly listed Norwegian company
with headquarters in Oslo, Norway, product development and production in
Linköping, Sweden, product development, production, and business development
in San Jose, California, USA, and a sales office in Tokyo, Japan. For more
information, visithttp://www.thinfilm.noor follow us on


For more information on Thinfilm please contact:
Bill Cummings Jennifer Smith
Thin Film Electronics ASA Blanc&Otus for Thin
Film Electronics ASA
VP, Marketing&Communications +1 415 856 5152
+1 408-503-7312

This information is subject to the disclosure requirements pursuant to section
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.


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Source: Thin Film Electronics ASA via Globenewswire


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