29 June-6 July 2019


Preliminary Program Overview and Time Schedules announced!

NANOTEXNOLOGY 2019 Invited Speakers

Plenary Speakers


Prof. Mario Leclerc, Laval University, Canada
Green Chemistry for Green Energy


Prof. Sokrates Pantelides, Vanderbilt University, USA
Novel nanomaterials


Prof. Nicholas Peppas, The University of Texas at Austin, USA
Intelligent, Recognitive, Nanoscale Systems for Advanced Therapeutic Agent Targeting and Delivery

Keynote Speakers

alexandrou Dr. Antigoni Alexandrou, Ecole Polytechnique, CNRS, Palaiseau, France
Ultrasensitive biomarker detection using luminescent lanthanide‐based nanoparticles
anastasiadis Prof. Spiros Anastasiadis, University of Crete & FORTH IESL, Greece
High Performance Solid Polymer Electrolytes for Energy Storage
anthopoulos Prof. Thomas Anthopoulos, Physical Science and E​ngineering Division, KAUST, Saudi Arabia
Innovative charge transport interlayers for >16% organic solar cells
arias Prof. Ana Claudia Arias, Berkeley, EECS, USA
From Materials to Flexible Electronic Systems
damnjanovic Prof. Milan Damnjanovic, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Linear dispersions in Q1D and Q2D crystalline structures

Dr. Claudine Katan, CNRS, CTI, France
Metal Halide Perovskites: A New Class of Semiconductors
Two-Photon Absorption of Solvated Organic Chromophores: a Synergy between Experiment and Theory

kehagias Dr. Nikolaos Kehagias, Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), Spain
Tailoring functionality by micro/nano structuring
malliaras Prof. George Malliaras, University of Cambridge, UK
Interfacing with the Brain Using Organic Electronics
mcculloch Prof. Iain McCulloch, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Designing High Performing Semiconducting Polymers
missirlis Prof. Yannis Missirlis, Lab of Biomechanics & Biomedical Engineering, University of Patras, Greece
Controversies and key nano insights in long standing physiological and biological dogmas
stingelin Prof. Natalie Stingelin, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Cool photonic and electronic plastics for a greener world
toffanin Dr. Stefano Toffanin, Italian National Research Council (CNR), Italy
Organic light-emitting transistor as nanoscale light source for optical sensing

Invited Speakers

alonso Dr. Maria Isabel Alonso, ICMAB-CSIC, Spain
Structural and Optical Properties of Novel Nanoimprinted Photonic Architectures
Thermoelectric and Optical Properties of PEDOT:PSS thin films
arenal Dr. Raul Arenal, University of Zaragoza, Spain
Chemical and Structural TEM Analyses on Carbon and Related Nanomaterials
asadi Dr. Kamal Asadi, Humboldt Research Group, Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany
Revisiting Ferroelectric Nylons for Application in Solution Processed Electronics
avataneo Dr. Silvia Giovanna Avataneo, CRF SCpA, Italy
Sustainability Driven: Electronic Integration with Materials into Novel Components
baldini Prof. Nicola Baldini, University of Bologna and Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Italy
The role of extracellular nano vesicles in the pathogenesis of osteosarcoma
bianchi Dr. Michele Bianchi, Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), Italy
Organic Neurotechnologies: Materials and Devices
bobbert Prof. Peter Bobbert, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Challenges in Multiscale Modelling of Organic Electronics
boeffel Dr. Christine Boeffel, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP, Germany
High resolution ESJET printing as a new tool for AM OLED fabrication
briffa Dr. Sophie Marie Briffa, University of Birmingham, UK
Analytical innovation for nanomaterial characterisation in complex media
camus Dr. Christian Camus, LayTec AG, Germany
Industrial-scale in-line and in-situ metrology for automated quality control
caruntu Prof. Gabriel Caruntu, Central Michigan University, USA
Solution-Processed Ferroelectric Perovskite Colloidal Nanocrystals for Applications in Electronics and Data Storage
chachamidou Dr. Mara Chachamidou, Al. National Delegate for NMBP Programme Committee, Managing Authority for RTDI, General Secretariat for Research and Technology/GSRT, Greece
Presentation of the Horizon 2020 - Work Programme 2018-2020 for “Nanotechnologies, Advanced Materials, Biotechnology and Advanced Manufacturing and Processing –NMBP
chafai Dr. Djamel Eddine Chafai, Czech Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic
Physical Modulation of Tubulin Self-Assembly for Microtubule-Based Nanomaterials and Therapies
chatzinikolaidou Prof. Maria Chatzinikolaidou, IESL-FORTH and University of Crete, Greece
Natural multifunctional biomaterials for bone regeneration
chatziparadisis Dr. Asterios Chatziparadisis, General Secretariat of Research & Technology, Greece
The Greek Strategy for Research and Innovation. Implementation and forthcoming calls for 2021 - 2027
choli Prof. Theodora Choli-Papadopoulou, Chemistry Dept. AUTh, Greece
Chondrogenesis and osteogenesis by short protein regions
chrissopoulou Dr. Kiriaki Chrissopoulou, FORTH IESL, Greece
Polymer Morphology and Chain Conformations in PEO nanocomposites
a christou Prof. Aris Christou, University of Maryland, USA
Nanostructures and Crystal Defects in Wide Bandgap Semiconductors
constantoudis Dr. Vassilios Constantoudis, NCSR Demokritos and Nanometrisis p.c., Greece
Deep learning nanometrology: Denoising Scanning Electron Microscope images toward Line Edge Roughness measurement with sub-nm accuracy
coropceanu Prof. Veaceslav Coropceanu, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Nature and Role of Charge-Transfer States in Organic Solar Cells
coulter Dr. Fergal Coulter, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Bioinspired Heart Valve Prosthesis made by Silicone Additive Manufacturing
de angelis Dr. Francesco De Angelis, Italian Institute of Technology, Italy
3D plasmonic nanostructures for bio-sensing in living cells
deligeorgis Dr. George Deligeorgis, FORTH IESL, Greece
Combining nanomaterials towards ubiquitous next generation electronics
delivopoulos Dr. Evangelos Delivopoulos, University of Reading, UK
Alginate tubular scaffolds as models of the neural tube

Mr. Darios Dimitriou, Organic Electronic Technologies P.C. (OET), Greece
OET’s OPV Commercial Roll Outs – Brand-new Apollo Series

dimopoulos Dr. Theodoros Dimopoulos, Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
Fast sputter-deposition of high-performance MoOx-based transparent electrodes on PET for flexible photovoltaics
dodabalapur Prof. Ananth Dodabalapur, The University of Texas at Austin,USA
Charge Transport and Mobility Edge in Organic and Polymer Transistors
doridot Prof. Fernand Doridot, ICAM, France
The ethical concern about Nanotechnology
duguet Dr. Thomas Duguet, CIRIMAT-ENSIACET, France
Development of polymers surfaces models and their reactivity with gas
evangeli Dr. Charalambos Evangeli, University of Oxford, UK
Thermoelectric and Thermal transport in 2D nanostractures and Molecular Junctions
fairfield Dr. Jessamyn Fairfield, University of Galway, Ireland
Memristive Nanomaterials for Biological Integration
feitshans Dr. Ilise Feitshans, European Scientific Institute, France & Executive Director The Work Health & Survival Project, EU/USA
Defining Nanotechnology: Legal Aspects of Preparing for Commercialization of Nanosilverwire circuits on Paper and Nanopesticides
giesbers Mr. Merijn Giesbers, TNO, Holst Centre, The Netherlands
Integrated Electronic Functionalities in 3D Printed Products
green Dr. Rylie Green, Imperial College London, UK
Conductive elastomer bioelectronics based on nanoparticulate PEDOT
heeney Prof. Martin Heeney, Imperial College London, UK
Developing a tool kit to directly modify conjugated polymer backbones
horwat Prof. David Horwat, European School of Materials Science and Engineering, France
itskos Prof. Grigorios Itskos, University of Cyprus, Cyprus
Novel Optoelectronic Properties of Lead Halide Perovskite Nanocrystals
janietz Dr. Silvia Janietz, IAP Fraunhofer, Germany
Materials development for full solution processed OLEDs
jung Dr. Jaroslaw Jung, Lodz University of Technology, Poland
Selected carbon allotropes: graphene and fullerene in organic electronic
kavouras Dr. Panagiotis Kavouras, National Technical University of Athens,Greece
EQUINOX and OYSTER: results from two projects with different strategies to data production and data sharing
keivanidis Prof. Panagiotis E. Keivanidis, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
Afterglow Effects as a Tool to Screen Emissive Non-Geminate Charge Recombination Processes in Organic Photoactive Composites
kenanakis Dr. George Kenanakis, FORTH IESL, Greece
3D printed nanocomposite structures for energy and environmental applications
jang joo Kim Prof. Jang-Joo Kim, Seoul National University, Korea
Can exciplex diffuse?
kiparissides Prof. Costas Kiparissides, CERTH/CPERI & AUTh, Greece
Nose-to-Brain Controlled Drug Delivery for Treatment of Chronic Central Nervous System Disorders
kitaura Prof. Ryo Kitaura, Nagoya University, Japan
Two-dimensional materials and their heterostructures
kogia Dr. Maria Kogia, Granta Design, UK
Materials Information Management for Organic Electronics
Do science and technology have a gender?
komvopoulos Prof. Kyriakos Komvopoulos, University of California Berkeley, USA
Microarchitected Mechanical Metamaterials
kopidakis Prof. George Kopidakis, University of Crete, Greece
Electronic properties engineering of two-dimensional materials
kousoulas Prof. Gus Kousoulas, Louisiana State University, USA
First Impression-the Potential of Altering Initial Host-Virus Interactions for Rational Design of Vaccines for Infectious Diseases and Cancer
Technology Transfer: From the Research Bench to Successful Commercialization
koutsos Prof. Vasileios Koutsos, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Polymers on surfaces: A closer look
krebs Dr. Martin Krebs, VARTA Microbattery, Germany
Printed Batteries – New Applications and Funding
lekka Prof. Christina Lekka, University of Ioannina, Greece
Density Functional Theory On Nanostructures With Potential Catalytic Applications
magdassi Prof. Shlomo Magdassi, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
2,3,4D printing: the next industrial revolution
mclachlan Dr. Martyn McLachlan, Dept. of Materials, Imperial College London, UK
Controlling Microstructure, Morphology and Defects in Perovskite Solar Cells
meyer Dr. Nico Meyer, COATEMA Coating Machinery GmbH, Germany
Upscaling R2R Production Technology for flexible Electronics
milosevic Prof. Ivanka Milosevic, Department of Physics, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Spin Waves - Symmetry Based Study
mitsiadis Prof. Thimios Mitsiadis, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Use of organoids and organ-on-chip devices in dentistry
nakanishi Prof. Yusuke Nakanishi, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Japan
Isolation of Single-Wired Transition Metal Monochalcogenides by Carbon Nanotubes
nikolic Prof. Bozidar Nikolic, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Anomalous electron-phonon coupling in layered structures
nistor Prof. Sergiu Vasile Nistor, National Institute for Materials Physics (NIMP), Romania
Origin of the collective magnetism in cubic ZnS quantum dots doped with Mn2+ ions.From myths to the harsh reality.
omachi Prof. Haruka Omachi, Nagoya University, Japan
Concise and Single-step Synthesis of Sulfur-functionalized Graphene: Immobilization of Molecular Cluster and Battery Applications
orsini Prof. Giovanna Orsini, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
Novelties in Restorative and Regenerative Dental Treatments
ozkaynak Mr. Mert Umut Ozkaynak, Sabancı University Nanotechnology Research and Application Center, Turkey
The Strategy of Sabanci University Nanotechnology Research and Application Center - SUNUM For Business Development
padovnik Dr. Andreja Padovnik, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
In situ consolidation by nanolime in Slovenia: A case study of the ceiling painting in The Great Hall of Brežice Castle
paspalakis Prof. Emmanuel Paspalakis, University of Patras, Greece
Exploring Localized Exciton-Polaritons for Strong Coupling of Quantum Emitters with Applications in Quantum Technologies
pecz Dr. Bela Pecz, MTA EK MFA, Hungary
Growth and microscopy of 2D nitride layers
petrik Prof. Leslie Felicia Petrik, University of Western Cape, South Africa
Spin coating immobilisation of C-N-TiO2 co-doped nano catalyst on glass and application for photocatalysis or as electron transporting layer for perovskite solar cells
petti Prof. Luisa Petti, University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Flexible InGaZnO Thin-Film Transistors: Towards High-Frequency and High-Gain Analog Systems on Plastic
pollard Dr. Andrew Pollard, National Physical Laboratory, UK
Graphene and Related 2D Materials: Measurement and Standardisation
popovic Prof. Zoran Popovic, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Nano scale phase separation and the superconductivity in KxFe2−ySe2: The Raman scattering study
ramirez Dr. Robert Ramirez, FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc., USA
Inkjet fluid characterization and in-flight drop analysis using the FUJIFILM Dimatix Materials Printer
alegret Dr. Nuria Alegret Ramon, Polymat - University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU, Spain
Conductive 3D scaffolds based on Carbon Nanotubes for Electroactive Tissue Regeneration
rissanou Dr. Anastassia Rissanou, University of Crete, Greece
Structure and Self-Assembly of Biomolecules through Molecular Simulations
saadi Dr. Latifa Saadi, Cadi Ayyad University, Morocco
Effect of Alfa fibers on the mechanical and thermal properties of compacted earth bricks
sarakinos Prof. Kostas Sarakinos, Linkoping University, Sweden
Atomistic view on thin-film and nanostructure formation on weakly-interacting substrates
sells Mr. Adam Sells, Goodfellow Cambridge Limited, UK
Materials - from R&D to commercialization
sendemir urkmez Prof. Aylin Sendemir-Urkmez, Ege University, Turkey
Optimization of cell viability in bioprinting
shastri Prof. Prasad Shastri, University of Freiburg, Germany
BIOINKS - Lynchpin of 3D-Bioprinting: Opportunities and Challenges
silva Prof. Ravi Silva, University of Surrey, UK
Design of Hybrid Organic-Inorganic 4G Solar Cells
so Prof. Franky So, North Carolina State University, USA
Direct observation of optical modes in Nanostructured OLEDs
soavi Prof. Giancarlo Soavi, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany
Graphene electrically tuneable nonlinear optics
sosa vargas Prof. Lydia Sosa-Vargas, CNRS, Institute Parisien de Chimie Moléculaire (IPCM), France
Growing Functional Nanosurfaces for Organic Electronics
speller Dr. Emily Speller, Italian Institute of Technology, Italy
Toward Improved Environmental Stability of Polymer:Fullerene and Polymer:Non-fullerene Organic Solar Cells: A Common Energetic Origin of Light and Oxygen Induced Degradation
stan Dr. Sorin G. Stan, VDL ETG, The Netherlands
R2R and S2S Equipment for Advanced Manufacturing of Flexible Electronics
stelzer Prof. Franz Stelzer, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Production of Bone Substitutes via Low Temperature 3D-Printing of PHAs
teshima Prof. Katsuya Teshima, Center for Energy & Environmental Science, Shinshu University, Japan
Materials Science and Engineering toward Advanced Lithium-ion Batteries
toncelli Dr. Claudio Toncelli, EMPA, Switzerland
Functional inks for co-axial 3D bioprinting
top Dr. Michiel Top, Fraunhofer Institute for Organic Electronics, FEP, Germany
A comparative study of transparent conductive coatings for flexible and stretchable applications
vanlangenhove Prof. Lieva Van Langenhove, University of Ghent, Belgium
Creating business for wearable technology
sukan Prof. Fazilet Vardar Sukan, SUNUM Nanotechnology Research Centre, Sabanci University, Turkey
A Novel Virtual Cluster for Nanosensors
vizirianakis Prof. Ioannis S. Vizirianakis, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, AUTH, Greece
Tackling molecular heterogeneity to advance new drug development and therapeutic decisions in precision oncology
volonakis Dr. George Volonakis, University of Oxford, UK
Computational design of novel double perovskites
walker Prof. Alison Walker, University of Bath, UK
Modelling Charge Transport in Organic Semiconductors
wenzel Prof. Wolfgang Wenzel, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, KIT, Germany
Computational Design of Novel Organic Semiconductors
zavan Dr. Barbara Zavan, University of Padova, Italy
Exosome in cardiovascular diseases: a complex world full of hope
zergioti Prof. Ioanna Zergioti, National Technical University Of Athens, Greece
Laser Induced Forward Transfer: an advanced tool for 3D bioprinting
zhang Prof. Zhengjun Zhang, Tsinghua University, China
On-site gas sensing by surface-enhanced Raman scattering

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