The Center for Functional Printing Technology (CFPT) in Freiburg offers innovative, future-oriented solutions not only for applications of the entire Continental Group, but also for external customers, The CFFT opens new opportunities in the automotive and industrial segments or in the consumer goods sector. The focus is primarily on the applications of heating, sensorics, lighting / human-machine interfaces (HMI), conductivity, smart packaging, energy and communications. Following the initial idea, the experts identify technologies and applications, determine the best fitting inks and printing technologies, start functional material development, define design and layout. The final steps are proof of concept and pilot production followed by industrialization. The whole process is accompanied and complemented by a wide range of services that leave nothing to be desired. The Center for Functional Printing Technology brings together groundbreaking future technologies in one place.