Tuesday, 24 July 2018 16:35

HOPE-A at NANOTEXNOLOGY 2018

HOPE-A together with the Nanotechnology Lab LTFN, the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Nano|Net Research and Innovation Network and the Horizon 2020 Projects Smartonics, Smartline and CORNET co-organized successfully the multi-event NANOTEXNOLOGY 2018.

NANOTEXNOLOGY 2018 concluded on the 7th of July 2018, after an exciting week of innovative scientific, technological, business and networking parallel events. The ISSON18 Summer Schools kicked off this year’s NANOTEXNOLOGY on Saturday 30th of June. ISSON18 comprised fascinating lectures and demonstration of state-of-the-art techniques on Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies, Organic Electronics and Nanomedicine gathering more than 110 students from 28 different countries and 24 internationally acknowledged experts!

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Coming next, ISFOE18, the International Symposium on Flexible Organic Electronics started on Monday 2nd of July consisting of more than 150 presentations from 35 different countries, to be followed by NN18, the International Conference on Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies, which began on Tuesday 3rd of July encompassing 380 presentations from 50 different countries. During the same day, the I3D18 - Workshop on 3D Printing, 3D Bioprinting, Digital and Additive Manufacturing commenced and was a new addition to NANOTEXNOLOGY multi-events, gathering 150 presentations from 25 countries.

During the fourth day of NANOTEXNOLOGY, inspiring Plenary talks were delivered by three world-class experts, Prof. T. Anthopoulos from KAUST Saudi Arabia, Prof. M. Stevens from Imperial College London UK, and Dr. A. Tomar from Jaguar Land Rover UK. The Plenary Session attendants were informed about cutting-edge updates on Plastic Nanoelectronics for the Internet of Things, Bio-responsive Hybrid Materials for Regenerative Medicine & Biosensing, and Applications of Printable and Organic Electronics in Automotive!

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This year 6 new parallel Special Workshops enriched NANOTEXNOLOGY’s programme with more than 150 presentations. On Monday 2nd of July, the HOPE-A & IAPE (Industrial Alliance of Printed Electronics of China) Joint Workshop took place, bringing forward the cooperation between the two Associations. The Workshop highlighted the technology and entrepreneurial activities of HOPE-A and IAPE members in Greece and China on Organic Electronics and promoted their interaction.

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In the Workshop on EU Projects on Nanotechnologies & Advanced materials for OPVs and Perovskites, Projects’ Coordinators and Participants gave an overview of the progress on the field bringing updated knowledge to Stakeholders. The New Business development & Commercialization Workshop, realized on Friday 6th of July, aimed at fostering actions on the exploitation and commercialization of scientific research and innovations and informed the audience of opportunities for funding at the European level.

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Parallel to the Conferences and the Summer Schools, EXPO18, the 8th International Exhibition on Nanotechnologies, Organic Electronics & Nanomedicine gathered more than 50 exhibitors, creating a vibrant environment of business interactions, together with the Matchmaking Event, which comprised more than 180 bilateral meetings, and the Business Forum with presentations from companies' representatives.

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Thank you for your contribution to this exciting multi-event and for visiting our Booth! We wish your participation in NANOTEXNOLOGY 2018 brought you fruitful discussions, networking and stimuli!

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Thursday, 12 July 2018 11:18

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).

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(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

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Tuesday, 10 July 2018 11:25

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.

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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

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Pictures: d. Dr. L. Tourasanidis from A.Hatzopoulos S.A., e. OET Organic Electronic Technologies CEO Mr. V. Matskos

 

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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!

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HOPE-A together with NAMEC and Nanotechnology Lab LTFN organize the Special Workshop 'EU Projects on Nanotechnologies & Advanced Materials for OPVs and Perovskites' during NANOTEXNOLOGY 2018! Do not miss the state-of-the-art presentations on the latest advances on Organic Electronics!

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This Workshop focuses on the cutting edge advances on 3D Printing, 3D Bioprinting, Digital and Additive Manufacturing approaches for Flexible Organic and Printed Electronics, Healthcare, Wearables, Automotive, etc. and for the fabrication of novel nanomaterials in advanced device architectures. As the world of 3D Printing is evolving, electronics are becoming a new key player. Functional elements such as sensors, biosensors and switches are now being integrated into 3D printed products, paving the way for exciting new markets, applications and opportunities. 3D Printing also encompasses a variety of different manufacturing processes. The processes are all primarily additive, with materials being deposited only where needed, as opposed to traditional substractive processes, like machining. This results in significantly less materials' wastage, which keeps costs and environmental impact down. Also, this workshop connects the Manufacturing with In-Line and Real-Time Monitoring Process and Control approaches to enable low-cost and high-volume manufacturing of Organic Electronic Devices.

More information here.

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HOPE-A together with NAMEC-Cluster, Nanotechnology Lab LTFN and the NANOTEXNOLOGY 2018 Organizing Committee, organize a Special Workshop on EU Projects on Nanotechnologies & Advanced materials for OPVs and Perovskites gathering coordinators of EU Projects, Technology, Industry & Market experts.

More information here.

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Friday, 14 July 2017 12:56

NANOTEXNOLOGY 2017 Highlights

NANOTEXNOLOGY 2017 concluded successfully on the 8th of July 2017, after an exciting week full of important technological, business and networking parallel events. LTFN Nanotechnology Lab, together with Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Nano|Net Research and Innovation Network and HOPE-A, co-organized this year’s events.
The ISSON17 Summer Schools opened this year’s NANOTEXNOLOGY on Saturday 1st of July. ISSON17 comprised of fascinating lectures on Nanotechnologies, Organic Electronics and Nanomedicine gathering more than 105 students from 26 different countries and 25 internationally acknowledged experts!

  

Coming next, ISFOE17 Symposium on Flexible Organic Electronics started on Monday 3rd of July with more than 161 presentations from 33 different countries, to be followed by NN17 Conference on Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies which started on Tuesday 4th of July encompassing 400 presentations from 49 different countries. During the fourth day of NANOTEXNOLOGY exciting plenary talks were delivered by three world-class scientists (Prof. S. Marder, Prof. H. Snaith and Prof. J. Seiradakis), where the attendants had the opportunity to be informed about all the cutting-edge updates on the fields of Nanotechnologies and Organic Electronics and watch an interesting lecture about the Antikythera Mechanism!

  

This year 7 New Parallel Workshops and Events enriched NANOTEXNOLOGY’s program with more than 100 presentations from 20 countries. Starting on Monday July 3rd during ISFOE, 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. During the first day of NN conference, the Photonic Integrated Circuits Workshop took place, where the participants had the chance to give an overview of the Photonic Integrated Circuits (PIC) technology, bringing together the PIC value chain of Europe’s key players in the field. Two new shared workshops took place on July 6th and 7th during the ISFOE symposium and NN conference; the New Business development and Commercialization workshop aiming at fostering actions on the exploitation and commercialization of scientific research and innovations on nanotechnology related fields and the Workshop on Renewable Energy and Storage with topics like next gen. PVs, Fuel Cells and Hydrogen generation, Smart Cities, Energy autonomy in Agriculture etc. Both Workshops gathered an exciting list of speakers and many representatives of the authorities between the audience like the Greek Alternate Minister of Environment and Energy, Mr. Socrates Famellos. During the last day of NN conference, Friday July 7th, three more workshops took place. The NANO-GR and EU-USA Workshops, developed in two continuous sessions in the NN program, with presentations of active and past Greek and EU funded projects in the first part and discussion of the current activities in nanomanufacturing and factory of the future between USA and EU academics, researchers and entrepreneurs during the second part. Finally a Workshop to honor Prof. Y. Missirlis brought the last day of the conference to an end with many speakers giving talks to pay tribute to Prof. Missirlis for his continuous multifaceted support of these conferences during all this years.

  

  

Along with the Conferences and Summer Schools, EXPO17 the exhibition on Nanotechnologies, Organic Electronics and Nanomedicine gathered more than 50 exhibitors from different countries, together with a Matchmaking Event with more than 180 bilateral meetings and Business Forum with presentations from companies' representatives, where only some of the highlights of this year’s NANOTEXNOLOGY.

  

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HOPE-A, together with LTFN Nanotechnology Lab successfully organized and participated at NANOTEXNOLOGY 2017 on July 1-8 2017. We would like to thank you once more for your contribution to this exciting event and for visiting our booth C6. We hope that you enjoyed your participation in NANOTEXNOLOGY 2017 and that you had fruitful discussions and networking. Below you can find some photos of the event. Visit nanotexnology.com to find out more.

  

  

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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.

  

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