The Massachusetts Office of Technical Assistance and Technology (OTA) held a meeting on October 16, 2008 in Marlborough. This half-day event highlighted results of OTA's feasibility study on high-speed digital printing for the textile industry. Representatives from industry, the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs, the Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development, and the John Adams Innovation Institute discussed future opportunities to develop a prototype of the technology and to extend the technology to other industry sectors. The meeting concluded with a series of technical presentations on the current state of high-speed digital printing and a networking lunch.

Featured discussion participants included:

  • Philip Griffiths, Undersecretary of Environmental Affairs
  • Gregory Bialecki, Undersecretary of Business Development
  • Patrick Larkin, Director, John Adams Innovation Institute

Meeting Agenda

  • Industry perspective
  • Perspectives & discussions - The business case for digital printing in Massachusetts
  • Rotary screen printing vs. digital printing
  • Technical reports
  • Networking lunch

The original registration form is available.

Registration Form pdf format of digital_printing_registration.pdf


This information is provided by the Office of Technical Assistance and Technology