Household products company Henkel AG & Co. KGaA invested in Israeli advanced materials startup Copprint Technologies Ltd., expanding the German company's presence in the printed electronics sector.
Financial terms were not disclosed.
Copprint has developed technology to produce copper-based ink, Henkel said. The product may replace the widely used silver-based ink and could be used in 3D printing and on clothing.
Printed electronics is one of Henkel's key sectors for innovation, corporate venturing chief Paolo Bavaj said.