AFELIM’s main role is to promote this new area
- Create a network of members working in the printed electronics field
- Discuss on challenges facing the profession
- Enhance the reputation of the sector
- Develop a strong link between R&D and manufacturing
- Strength contacts with public authorities by providing messages from the profession
- Distribute information from the markets
- Open up access to major research programmes
- Represent the entity and its members at various professional eventsand trade shows
- Act as a go-between with European and worldwide entities
HOPE-A at Printed Electronics Meeting organized by AFELIM
HOPE-A participated at the Printed Electronics Meeting organized by its business partner Afelim - the French Printed Electronics Association. The day's focus was on the latest advances on Printed Electronic Sensors. The two associations strengthened their ties bringing their members closer to joint business ventures.
Cooperation Agreement between HOPE-A & AFELIM
During the 7th Workshop, on 19 December 2014, Prof. S. Logothetidis (HOPE-A) and Mr. J. Gomez (AFELIM) signed the agreement of the cooperation. You can find more information about AFELIM here.
Below you can see some highlights during the signing of the agreement.
COPT.NRW: Center for Organic Production Technologies
Cooperation Agreement between HOPE-A & COPT.NRW
During NANOTEXNOLOGY 2014 multi-event, on 10 July 2014, Prof. S. Logothetidis (HOPE-A) and Dr. G. Darlinski (COPT.NRW) signed the agreement of the cooperation. COPT.NRW, (Center for Organic Production Technologies North Rhine-Westphalia) is an association which acts in the business and science field and takes commercially and technologically key future technologies of organic electronics into focus. It was founded in January 2012. You can find more information about COPT.NRW here.
Below you can see some highlights during the signing of the agreement.
Innovation Alliance of Printed Electronics of China - IAPE
HOPE-A at ICFPE 2018 in Changzhou China
Our members Nanotechnology Lab LTFN and OET - Organic Electronic Technologies with our partners from China (IAPE) at the International Conference on Flexible & Printed Electronics 2018 (ICFPE).
HOPE-A - IAPE Joint Workshop Highlights
The HOPE-A – IAPE (Innovation Alliance of Printed Electronics of China) Joint Workshop on Organic Electronics took place on 2nd of July during ISFOE at NANOTEXNOLOGY 2018 and was a success!
HOPE-A and IAPE members presented the current state of technology and their entrepreneurial activities in Greece and China and discussed on upcoming knowledge exchange and collaborations.
Pictures: a. HOPE-A President Prof. S. Logothetidis and IAPE Vice Secretary Prof. L. Luhai, b. IAPE Vice Secretary Prof. L. Luhai, c. Prof. Z. Cui from Suzhou NanoGrid Technology
Pictures: d. Dr. L. Tourasanidis from A.Hatzopoulos S.A., e. OET Organic Electronic Technologies CEO Mr. V. Matskos
HOPE-A – IAPE Joint Workshop on Organic Electronics during ISFOE at NANOTEXNOLOGY 2018
HOPE-A and its counterpart in China IAPE (Innovation Alliance of Printed Electronics of China) are organizing the HOPE-A – IAPE Joint Workshop on Organic Electronics during ISFOE at NANOTEXNOLOGY 2018 on Monday 2nd of July!
The Workshop will present the current state of technology and entrepreneurial activities of the Associations' members in Greece and China on Organic and Printed Electronics nano-materials, devices, equipment, precision metrology tools, manufacturing processes, integrated systems, products, for applications in Energy, Lighting, Electronics, Automotive, Healthcare, 3D printing, Wearables, IoT, to name but a few. The goal of this Joint Workshop is to promote Networking, Joint Ventures and Business between members of HOPE-A and IAPE. The collaboration between the two Associations makes up for a main driver for the advancement of the Cooperation between Greece and China in Technology, Innovation and Business. Do not miss it!
Collaboration Agreement with the Chinese Association "Innovation Alliance of Printed Electronics of China - IAPE"
HOPE-A is expanding its strong worldwide network by signing a Collaboration Agreement with the Chinese Association "Innovation Alliance of Printed Electronics of China - IAPE"!
This is the 5th Collaboration Agreement HOPE-A has signed, following the MoUs with Organic Electronics Saxony (OES), the Center for Organic Production Technologies - N. Rhine-Westphalia (COPT.NRW), the French Printed Electronics Association (AFELIM) and the Japanese Printed Electronics Association (JAPEC).
HOPE-A at Emerging Technologies 2018, Shangai, China
HOPE-A members Nanotechnology Lab - LTFN and OET participated with presentations and a booth at Emerging Technologies 2018, Shanghai China.
In the photo above, Mr. Antonis Theodosiou (right) representing HOPE-A with Prof. Zheng Cui representing the Innovation Alliance of Printed Electronics of China (IAPE).
Japan Advanced Printed Electronics Consortium
Highlights from the successful HOPE-A & JAPEC joint workshop during NANOTEXNOLOGY 2017
In the framework of NANOTEXNOLOGY 2017 and during ISFOE17 , on Monday July 3rd, the HOPE-A & JAPEC Joint Workshop took place, highlighting the cooperation between Greece and Japan in the fields of Technology, Innovation and Business in the era of Organic Electronics. The Workshop included presentations explaining the technology and entrepreneurial activities of HOPE-A and JAPEC partners. Below you can find some of the workshop's highlights.
HOPE-A - JAPEC Joint Workshop on Organic Electronics
The collaboration between HOPE-A and JAPEC is a main driver for the advancement of the Greece-Japan Cooperation in Technology, Innovation and Business in the era of Organic and Printed Electronics.
The topic of the Joint Workshop is to promote networking, twinning, joint ventures and business between members of HOPE-A and JAPEC and their associated partners in order to foster the creation of partnerships, B2B and collaborations through bi-lateral and/or under EU H2020 programmes between Greece and Japan.
This Joint Workshop will take place during NANOTEXNOLOGY 2017 and will present the current state of technology and entrepreneurial activities of the HOPE-A and JAPEC partners in Greece and Japan on Organic and Printed Electronics nano-materials, devices (OPVs, OLEDs, OTFTs, sensors, etc), equipment, precision metrology tools, manufacturing processes, integrated systems and products, and applications in Energy, Lighting, Electronics, Automotive, Healthcare, 3D printing, Wearables, Internet of Things, to name but a few.
You can find out more here.
HOPE-A and JAPEC signed the Cooperation agreement during NANOTEXNOLOGY 2016
On Tuesday July 5th 2016, during the NANOTEXNOLOGY 2016 multi-event which took place at Porto Palace Conference Centre and Hotel, Thessaloniki, HOPE-A and JAPEC (Organic and Printed Electronics Associations of Greece & Japan) signed their MOU in the presence of Ms. Theodora Tzakri, Deputy Minister of Economy, Development and Tourism of Greece.
Below you can find some photos and highlights during this event.
Korean Printed Electronics Association - KOPEA
Korea Printed Electronics Association (KoPEA), formerly launched as Korea Printed Electronics Council in 2008, started its business to boost the development of the printed electronics industry based on collaborations between industry, academy, and research institution, which would become one of the world leading industries and new growth engines in Korea.
HOPE-A at ICFPE 2018 in Changzhou China
Our members Nanotechnology Lab LTFN and OET - Organic Electronic Technologies with our partners from Korea (KopeA) at the International Conference on Flexible & Printed Electronics 2018 (ICFPE).
HOPE-A - KoPEA Collaboration Agreement
KoPEA, the Korean Printed Electronics Association, is now an official partner of HOPE-A. The two Associations signed a Collaboration Agreement on Friday 6th of July, at Porto Palace Hotel in Thessaloniki in the framework of NANOTEXNOLOGY 218, connecting their members with the scope to actively cooperate in common projects and push forward the Printed & Flexible Electronics field. KoPEA coordinates more than 120 entities, encompassing Printed Electronics global leaders, such as SAMSUNG display and LG display.
This is the sixth Collaboration Agreement HOPE-A signs with an international partner, following the MoUs with AFELIM (France), oes (Germany), COPT.NRW (Germany), JAPEC (Japan) and IAPE (China).
(from the right end) Dr. L. Tourasanidis - A. Hatzopoulos S.A., Mr. V. Matskos - OET Organic Electronic Technologies CEO, Dr. A. J. Chung - KoPEA, Prof. S. Logothetidis HOPE-A President, Dr. V. Karagiozaki - BL-NanoBiomed P.C. CEO, and Dr. A. Laskarakis - Ltfn - Nanotechnology Lab
Nano|Net: Research & Innovation Network
Nano|Net is an initiative for the promotion of communication and collaboration between research and business organizations activated in the fields of Nano-Bio-Technologies. Its' main purpose is to reinforce and promote Nanotechnologies in Greece, Europe and Worldwide, through an interscientific approach. Nano|Net started in 2003 from Nanotechnology Lab LTFN - AUTh, counting more than 600 individual members (~1300 cluster members) worldwide (including University Labs, Research Institutes, Companies, Hospitals etc.)! Moreover Nano|Net organizes the annual NANOTEXNOLOGY multi-events, one of the biggest technology, networking and matchmaking annual event in Europe. Nano|Net is an International Network with multidisciplinary and polythematic role, aiming to merge the existing expertise and knowledge between the rapidly growing fields of Nanotechnologies and NanoBiotechnologies.
Organic Electronics Saxony
This network was founded on October 6th 2008 by seven companies and three research institutes from the organic sector in order to strengthen the organic center in Saxony and global.
Range of services
- application and coordination of regional, national and European projects
- management of conferences, workshops and symposia
- support of start-ups and placement of financial support
- representation of the regional organic and printed electronics community
- lobbying within the regional and national government and the European commission
- training and education
Cooperation Agreement between HOPE-A & OEs-Saxony
During ROleMak's 6th Workshop, Prof. S. Logothetidis (HOPE-A) and Dr. D. Gronarz (OEs-Saxony) signed the agreement of the Cooperation. Below you can see some photos.
Hellenic Association of Photovoltaic Companies
The HELLENIC ASSOCIATION OF PHOTOVOLTAIC COMPANIES is a civil, non-profit organization, established in 2002 by the most important companies within the equipment production, trading, installation and maintenance of photovoltaic systems. HELAPCO focuses on the fast and substantial growth of a healthy and efficient market of photovoltaic, the establishment of necessary motives and the abolishment of the current obstacles in exploiting solar radiation, which is the national fuel. The association had a great contribution towards the establishment of guaranteed selling price of produced solar radiation (feed- in - tariffs), the establishment of special motives for domestic photovoltaic, the endorsement of self- production and energy storage, and to the simplification of licensing procedures.
HOPE-A - HELAPCO Collaboration Agreement
HELAPCO (Hellenic Association of Photovoltaic Companies) is now an official partner of HOPE-A. The two Associations signed a Collaboration Agreement on Tuesday 25th of June. This activity will build a strong connection between the two associations and their members, with the scope to actively cooperate in common projects, push forward the Greek industry and economy . HELAPCO is a non profit organization, established in 2002, representing the major PV companies active in the production, trading, installation and maintenance of photovoltaic systems in Greece. Represents the domestic market in international meetings and fora, and is a member of the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA).
This is the seventh Collaboration Agreement HOPE-A signs, following the MoUs with AFELIM (France), oes (Germany), COPT.NRW (Germany), JAPEC (Japan) , IAPE (China) and KoPEA (Korea).