Samsung Create-Flexible Future Business Plan Competition

The Samsung Create: Flexible Future Business Plan Competition encourages entrepreneurs to develop new business ideas incorporating Samsung’s flexible display technology

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a global leader in consumer electronics and other core components, together with Samsung Display Co., Ltd., a global leader in display panel technologies and products, announced the launch of the Samsung Create: Flexible Future Business Plan Competition. Hosted by the Samsung Strategy and Innovation Center, the competition seeks to encourage designers, hardware engineers and entrepreneurs to begin thinking about future start-ups ideas using flexible display technology.

Winners will be selected by a panel of judges who will take into consideration the following*:

- Importance of flexible display technology in the core value proposition of the product
– Exceptional design, realistic hardware assumptions and a viable business plan

The applicant deemed by the panel of judges to have the best entry will receive a prize of US$10,000. Second and third place winners will receive US$5,000 and US$2,500, respectively. Applications will be accepted through an online submission form starting on August 29, 2013 until October 6, 2013.

Learn More: http://www.samsung.com/us/flexiblefuture

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Learn More: http://www.samsung.com/global/business/semiconductor/aboutus/business/open-innovation/overview

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. The Samsung Flexible Future Business Plan Contest starts 8/29/13 at 12:00:00 PM ET and ends on 10/6/13 at 11:59:59 PM ET. Open only to eligible legal residents of the 50 U.S. states (D.C.) who are 18 years or older at time of entry. Void where prohibited. Subject to Official Rules. Sponsor: Samsung Semiconductor Inc., 3655 North First Street, San Jose, CA 95134.

About Samsung Display Co., Ltd.
Samsung Display Co., Ltd. is a global leader in display panel technology and products. Employing approximately 39,000 people at seven production facilities and nine sales offices worldwide, Samsung Display specializes in high-quality displays for consumer, mobile, IT and industrial usage, including those featuring OLED (organic light emitting diode) and LCD technologies. As a total solution provider, Samsung Display strives to advance the future with next-generation technologies featuring ultra-thin, energy-efficient, flexible and transparent displays.

Learn More: http://www.samsungdisplay.com

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions, smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ 236,000 people across 79 countries with annual sales exceeding US$187.8 billion. Samsung and the stylized Samsung design are trademarks and service marks of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

SOURCE: Samsung Semiconductor Inc.