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The Workshop will take place on Friday July 6, 2018, during NANOTEXNOLOGY 2018 events.

Description - Scope & Topics

The Workshop on New Business Development & Commercialization aims at fostering actions on the exploitation and commercialization of scientific and research innovations on Nanotechnologies, Organic Electronics, Photonics, Advanced Materials, Nanomedicine, Nano-manufacturing, 3D Printing, Wearables, IoT as well as at other related topics.

It will serve as a forum and bringing together Scientists, Engineers, University Technology Managers, Industrial and SME Professionals, Technology Transfer Professionals, Policy Makers, Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development Specialists, Business Government and Regional Representatives, Venture Capitals, Development Banks from all over the world where exchange of information and provision of access to the latest developments in Market Approaches and Business Opportunities will be discussed. Also good examples and successful case studies from Start-ups and SMEs, as well as from proper tools and movements for commercialization and markets, will be presented, discussed and elaborated.

In addition, emphasis will be given in topics in University-Industry technology transfer and knowledge exchange and links in the era of smart specialization and smart growth, Commercializing research results and Creation Start-ups and Spin-outs and challenges & best practices, as well as Early stage investment and (venture) funding.

Invited Speakers (tentative list)

chatziparadisis Dr. Asterios Chatziparadisis, General Secretariat of Research & Technology, Greece
The Greek Strategy for Research and Innovation. Implementation and forthcoming calls
chung Prof. An-Jung Chung, Korea Printed Electronics Association (KoPEA), Korea
Flexible and Printed Electronics - Perspectives and Needs (Korea)
kousoulas Prof. Gus Kousoulas, Louisiana State University, USA
The Role of Academic Technology Transfer and Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystems for Economic Growth and Prosperity
parks Mr. Eric Parks, Velocity Partners, Cyprus
Velocity Partners Venture Capital Fund
pechlivani Dr. Eleftheria Maria Pechlivani, OE-Technologies, Greece
Commercialization of Fully R2R Printed Organic Photovoltaics for Eco-Friendly Power Generation: Towards Industry 4.0
pramatari Prof. Katerina Pramatari, Uni. Fund, Greece
Uni.Fund Ventural Capital
prassas Dr. Michel Prassas, Corning European Technology Center, France
Innovation strategies and new business opportunities to leverage business growth
sukan Prof. Fazilet Vardar Sukan, SUNUM Nanotechnology Research Centre, Sabanci University, Turkey
Opportunities for Reseach Collaborations with SUNUM
warkentin Ms. Janice Warkentin, NANOCANADA, Canada
Bridging the Innovation Gap through Outreach and Collaboration

The workshop is supported by:

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Our PR services provide:

  • Focal point for press releases and PR material.
  • Latest information on exhibitors.
  • Media Kits will be available at the event.
  • Press Area open to Press Representatives.

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* Promoting ”Future Technology” * Keep on Business ”Save the Date
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BUSINESS FORUM is one of NANOTEXNOLOGY's highlights! Strategically taking place at the Exhibition Center, where EXPO 2018 is hosted, this integral and popular event will be a focal point for visits from local and worldwide delegations and individuals, consisting of potential collaborators, partners and investors. The event will take place during NANOTEXNOLOGY 2018 on 3-5 July 2018 and is supported by the New Business Development & Commercialization Workshop that is also taking place during NANOTEXNOLOGY 2018.

All the Business Forum Presentations will take place during the breaks in the form of 15 minute oral presentations.

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Tuesday 3/7

13.45 - 14.00  Naieel Technology Dr Jaewoo Kim  
14.00 - 14.15 CelluForce Mr Antoine Charbonneau  
14.15 - 14.30 NanoPlasmas P.C. Dr Evangelos Gogolides   

Wednesday 4/7

13.45 - 14.00 Nanometrisis P.C. Mr George Papavieros  
14.00 - 14.15 Fluxim AG Mr Martin Neukom  
14.15 - 14.30 Organic Electronic Technologies P.C. (OET) Mr Vasilis Matskos  
14.30 - 14.45 BILIANA K. Ms Biliana K. Voden Aboutaam  

Thursday 5/7

13.45 - 14.00  Cytosurge AG Mr Edgar Hepp  
14.00 - 14.15 CELLINK Ms Hanna Berthag  
14.15 - 14.30 SIJTechnology, Inc. Dr Kasuhiro Murata  


NANOTEXNOLOGY 2018 Business Forum forms a powerful and high-end platform to foster your maximum exposure and enables business development opportunities for innovative start-up, spin-off, spin-out companies and SMEs. 

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Whether you participate in EXPO 2018 as an exhibitor or not, you will have the opportunity to present your company and innovative ideas during the Business Forum! Below you can find all the important information regarding registration fees.

EXPO 2018 Exhibitors  NANOTEXNOLOGY Participants (ISFOE18 or NN18)  Visitors - One-day-pass 
 free  free  250 euro

In case you register for the Visitor Option you will get the following perks:

  • Access to EXPO18 and Business Forum Area
  • Participation to Business Forum
  • Access to Conference's Presentation of your choice for the particular day (ISFOE18 or NN18)
  • Access to Coffees and Lunches during the particular day

IMPORTANT: In case that you will pay ON-SITE, an ADDITIONAL COST of 50 Euros applies on all the above prices.
There is a refund of 75% of the registration fees until May 31, 2018. After May 31st, there will be no refunds.

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