3-10 July 2021


5-9 July 2021



NANOTEXNOLOGY 2021 Invited Speakers

Plenary Speakers

nello li pira

Dr. Nello Li Pira
Global Materials R&I and Roadmaps Manager, Fiat Research Centre, Italy

Evolution of materials in future vehicles: a new paradigm for the automotive components


Prof. Eugenia Kumacheva
Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, University of Toronto, Canada

Bridging the gap between molecules and nanoparticles


Prof. George Malliaras
Prince Philip Professor of Technology, University of Cambridge, UK

Electronics on the Brain


Keynote Speakers


Prof. Thomas Anthopoulos, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), KAUST Solar Centre, Saudi Arabia
Molecular doping in state-of-the-art organic opto-electronics

balogh Prof. Lajos Balogh, Precision Nanomedicine (PRNANO), USA
Publish or Perish - how to stay afloat in Scholarly Publishing

Prof. Milan Damnjanovic, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Novel results on band topology of low-dimensional crystals


Prof. Feng Gao, Linkoping University, Sweden
Minimizing voltage losses in organic solar cells with a low energy offset


Prof. Georges Hadziioannou, University of Bordeaux, France
Solid-state electrocaloric cooling, from materials to devices


Prof. Efthimios Kaxiras, Harvard University, USA
Twistronics: Electron localization in stacked layers of 2D materials


Mr. Thomas Kolbusch, Vice President, COATEMA Coating Machinery GmbH, Germany
The pathway to a printed electronic Industry – Digital production – Artificial Intelligence for process performance improvement and sustainability in the production processes for coating, printing & laminating


Prof. Elisa Konofagou, Columbia University, USA
Brain drug delivery through the blood-brain barrier for the treatment of neurodegenerative disease and cancer


Dr. Frederik Christian Krebs, infinityPV, Denmark
LBIC: possibly the most powerful imaging tool for solar cells


Prof. Elefterios Lidorikis, University of Ioannina, Greece
Infrared light detection with graphene


Prof. Thuc-Quyen Nguyen, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
The Role of Interfacial and Bulk Morphology on Organic Solar Cell Performance


Dr. Ling Peng, CNRS, Aix-Marseille University, France
Self-assembling dendrimer nanosystems for biomedical applications


Prof. Kostas Sarakinos, Linkoping University, Sweden
Multiscale materials design via selective surfactant deployment


Prof. Prasad Shastri, University of Freiburg, Germany
Criteria, Challenges, and Recent Advances in Translational Bioinks


Prof. Ravi Silva, University of Surrey, UK
Towards a Carbon Net Zero World with Nanoscale Designed Plastic Electronic Energy Harvesting Devices and Systems


Prof. Nir Tessler, Technion University, Israel
Device Synthesis - and engineering approach to material driven field


Prof. Seppo Vainio, University of Oulu, Finland
Towards Throughput Analysis of the Universal Biological Pico-, Nano and Exosome (EX) Micro vesicles from Biofluids


Prof. Koen Vandewal, Hasselt University, Belgium
Performance limiting factors in organic solar cells and photodetectors


Prof. Yeong Wai Yee, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
3D Printing for the Future of Healthcare : Applications via multi-materials, bio and electronics printing

Invited Speakers

adamovic Dr. Nadja Adamovic, Vienna University of Technology, Austria
OntoCommons.eu: Ontology-driven data documentation for Industry Commons
andreopoulou Dr. Katerina Andreopoulou, Univerisity of Patras, Greece
High Molecular Weight Printable Aromatic Polyethers for OLEDs
angelakeris Prof. Mavroeidis Angelakeris, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Nanomagnetism: A powerful tool in modern applications
arenal Dr. Raul Arenal, University of Zaragoza, Spain
1D and 2D Carbon and Related Nanomaterials – Local Structural and Spectroscopic Studies
arvanitidis Prof. Ioannis Arvanitidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Chemical tuning and pressure induced valence transitions of lanthanide ions in rare-earth fullerides
asiminas Dr. Antonios Asiminas, University of Edinburgh, UK
Modelling neurodevelopmental disorders in rats: a top-down approach
avnet Dr. Sofia Avnet, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna, Italy
The 3D osteocytic network in a microfluidic platform with hydroxypatite nanoparticles to study metastatic prostate cancer behavior
baldini Prof. Nicola Baldini, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna, Italy
Nanotechnology in orthopaedic oncology
bartolomeo Prof. Antonio Di Bartolomeo, University of Salerno, Italy
Two-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides in field-effect devices
baumann Dr. Peter Baumann, APEVA SE, Germany
Organic Vapor Phase Deposition (OVPD®) of OLED for Organic Display and Lighting Applications
berson Dr. Solenn Berson, CEA, France
High Efficiency Scalable Perovskite Photovoltaics
biscarini Prof. Fabio Biscarini, Center for Translational Neurophysiology, Italian Institute of Technology, Italy
Organic Neuromorphic Biosensors
boeffel Dr. Christine Boeffel, Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP, Germany
Solution processing of OLEDs and QD-LEDs – perspectives from large area processing to high resolution printing
boulanger Dr. Pascal Boulanger, NAWATechnologies, France
Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes based fast electrode for electricity storage From promises to industrial applications
brigancz Dr. Tamas Brigancz, Semilab Semiconductor Physics Laboratory Co. Ltd., Hungary
Inline Imaging Photoluminescence for roll-to-roll organic PV line
burgt Prof. Yoeri van de Burgt, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands
Organic neuromorphic electronics and biohybrid systems
campoy-quiles Dr. Mariano Campoy-Quiles, ICMAB-CSIC, Spain
Predicting the optimum blend composition in organic solar cells by combining high throughput screening methods and machine learning algorithms
camus Dr. Christian Camus, LayTec AG, Germany
Novel results on in-line and in-situ quality control of organic, inorganic and hybrid semiconductors
cappelluti Prof. Federica Cappelluti, Polytechnic University of Turin, Italy
Modeling of thin-film III-V solar cells including nanostructures and photon management
capria Dr. Ennio Capria, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESFR), France
Synchrotron X-rays for the nanoworld: the rise of the Extremely Brilliant Sources
castro Dr. Fernando Castro, National Physical Laboratory, UK
Probing the nanoscale degradation mechanisms of perovskite photovoltaic materials with advanced atomic force microscopy
cavalcanti Dr. Welchy Cavalcanti, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials IFAM, Germany
VIMMP - Virtual Materials Marketplace
chachamidou Dr. Mara Chachamidou, National Delegate in Cluster “Digital, Industry & Space” of Horizon Europe, Managing Authority for RTDI, General Secretariat for Research and Innovation/GSRI, Greece
Presentation of the Horizon Europe Work Programme 2021-2022 for the Cluster "Digital, Industry & Space"
charlet Prof. Laurent Charlet, University Grenoble Alpes, France
Safe design of Ag-nanowire on printed paper electronics and its recycling
chatzinikolaidou Prof. Maria Chatzinikolaidou, IESL-FORTH and University of Crete, Greece
Biological evaluation of strontium-substituted nano-hydroxyapatite for bone regeneration
chatziparadisis Dr. Asterios Chatziparadeisis, Consultant, Former Director In General Secretariat of Research and Innovation, Greece
Research and Innovation in Nanotechnologies for the next Programming Period 2021 - 2027
choli Prof. Theodora Choli-Papadopoulou, Chemistry Dept. AUTh, Greece
claypole Prof. Timothy Claypole, Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating, Swansea University, UK
Screen printing large area flexible and wearable electronics
colombo Prof. Miriam Colombo, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
Therapeutic applications of cutting-edge biofunctionalized nanoparticles
constantoudis Dr. Vassilios Constantoudis, NCSR Demokritos and Nanometrisis p.c., Greece
Mathematical and Computational Nanometrology: From error propagation to machine learning techniques
deligeorgis Dr. George Deligeorgis, FORTH IESL, Greece
Towards Transition Metal Dichalcogenide electronics
delivopoulos Dr. Evangelos Delivopoulos, University of Reading, UK
Engineering spinal cord organoids with neural co-cultures in alginate fibers
demadrille Dr. Renaud Demadrille, CEA, France
Organic dyes for semi-transparent and photochromic solar cells
diebold Prof. Alain Diebold, SUNY Polytechnic Institute, USA
The Application of Mueller Matrix Spectroscopic Ellipsometry based Scatterometry and CD- Small Angle X-ray Scattering to determination of the feature shape and dimensions of integrated circuit structures
dimitrakopulos Prof. George Dimitrakopulos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Microscopy of strain-composition coupling at the atomic monolayer scale: The case of InN/GaN digital alloys
dmitrovic Dr. Sasa Dmitrovic, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Classification of Quasi-one-dimensional Topological Crystalline Phases
donahue Dr. Mary Donahue, Linköping University, Sweden
Peripheral nerve interfaces: Optimizing wireless optoelectronic neurostimulation
feitshans Dr. Ilise Feitshans, European Scientific Institute, France & Executive Director The Work Health & Survival Project, EU/USA
Nanotechnology law and Nanoregulation saving the world from Covid-19 / How Osha Hazmat revisions to conform with treaties are a gamechanger for Nanomedicine
fillon Prof. Bertrand Fillon, CEA/LITEN, France
gity Dr. Farzan Gity, Tyndall National Institute, Ireland
Impact of Point Defects on the Electronic Properties of Transition Metal Dichalcogenides (TMDs)
glynos Dr. Emmanouil Glynos, FORTH IESL, Greece
All-polymer Nanostructured Materials for Energy Storage
goupidenis Dr. Paschalis Gkoupidenis, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany
Organic neuromorphic electronics: bio-inspired functions and local training in robotics
grancini Prof. Giulia Grancini, University of Pavia, Italy
Interface Engineering through 2D Perovskite Cation Modification: a route towards efficient and stable perovskite solar cells
graziani Dr. Gabriela Graziani, Rizzoli Orthopedic Institute, Italy
Antimicrobial and bioactive silver-based nanocoatings
harmandaris Prof. Vangelis Harmandaris, The Cyprus Institute, Cyprus
Computational modeling of polymer-based nanostructured materials: A synergy between simulations and data-driven algorithms
heeney Prof. Martin Heeney, Imperial College London, UK
Conjugated Polymers Containing Heavy Main Group Elements
hoppe Prof. Harald Hoppe, University of Jena, Germany
Organic Photovoltaics Quality Control by Pulsed-Phase Thermography
jenatsch Dr. Sandra Jenatsch, Fluxim AG, Switzerland
Material parameter extraction by traditional and machine learning based fitting approaches for the optimization of organic semiconductor devices
kalfagiannis Dr. Nikolaos Kalfagiannis, Nottingham Trent University, UK
How, Why and When Spectroscopic Ellipsometry works best: a case to determine the the optical constants and carrier transport properties of low carrier concentration materials
kaltzoglou Dr. Andreas Kaltzoglou, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Greece
Incorporation of Peltier coolers on perovskite solar cells
karagkiozaki Dr. Varvara Karagkiozaki, Nanotechnology Lab LTFN, AUTh, Greece
kavka Dr. Carlos Kavka, ESTECO SpA, Italy
Integration of material modelling with business decision support systems
kenanakis Dr. George Kenanakis, FORTH IESL, Greece
3D printed nanocomposite materials and (meta)materials for energy applications
khmaladze Prof. Alexander Khmaladze, University at Albany - State University of New York, USA
A novel method to monitor drug-induced changes in the brain: combined Raman spectroscopy and phase imaging
kim Prof. Chang-Hyun Kim, Gachon University, Korea
Prospects of Organic Multi-Valued Logic Systems
kioseoglou Prof. Joseph Kioseoglou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Disentangling and Tailoring the Properties of Nanoparticles by Large Scale Computation
koblischka Dr. Michael Koblischka, Saarland University, Germany
Nanoporous and foam materials of functional materials
komninou Prof. Philomela Komninou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
konchakova Dr. Natalia Konchakova, Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon, Germany
Quadruple Helix Innovation Model for modelling supported design of green protective coatings
koutsos Prof. Vasileios Koutsos, University of Edinburgh, UK
Polymer adhesion and friction: nanoscale mechanisms
martin krebs Dr. Martin Krebs, Varta Microbattery GmbH, Germany
Printed Batteries - New Applications and Funding
kucukpinar Dr. Esra Kucukpinar, Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging IVV, Germany
Barrier Paper for Electronic Applications
lappas Dr. Alexandros Lappas, FORTH IESL, Greece
Defect-tailored nanoscale magnetic functionalities
lebigre Dr. Sandrine Lebigre, CT-IPC, France
Micro-/Nano-surfaces texturing answering the challenges of Circular Economy: developing mono-material 3D plastic parts with functional surfaces
legant Mr. Alexander Legant, Nanoscribe GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
Two-Photon Grayscale Lithography - Basics and applications
losurdo Dr. Maria Losurdo, CNR-NANOTEC, Italy
Low-dimensional Phase-Change Chalcogenides Materials as a Novel Opportunity in Reconfigurable Photonics
ludwigs Prof. Sabine Ludwigs, University of Stuttgart, Germany
Controlled Crystallization & Electrochemical Doping Strategies of Films based on the two Work-Horses P3HT & P(NDI2OD-T2)
lupo Prof. Donald Lupo, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
Printed Energy Harvesting and Storage for a Sustainable Internet of Things
mclachlan Prof. Martyn McLachlan, Imperial College London, UK
mekeridis Mr. Evaggelos Mekeridis, OET (Organic Electronic Technologies), Greece
Large Scale Manufacturing of fully printed Organic Photovoltaics (OPVs)
michels Dr. Jasper Michels, Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Germany
Predictive Modelling of Structure Formation in Semiconductor Films Produced by Meniscus-guided Coating
milosevic Prof. Ivanka Milosevic, Department of Physics, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Band Inversion and Band Topology in 1T’-MoS2
minev Prof. Ivan Minev, University of Sheffield, UK
Prototyping of Bespoke Bioelectronic Interfaces that are Soft and Multi-modal
missirlis Prof. Yannis Missirlis, Lab of Biomechanics & Biomedical Engineering, University of Patras, Greece
Spatiotemporal aspects of intra and inter cellular communication
mitsiadis Prof. Thimios Mitsiadis, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma: clonality, microenvironment, cell-cell communication and potential treatments
palasantzas Prof. George Palasantzas, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Casimir forces between complex materials towards actuation dynamics
papadantonakis Prof. George Papadantonakis, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
Electron and radical cation of sulfur-substituted thymine derivatives produced near photoionization threshold can alter and distort double-helix DNA structure
papaioannou Dr. Evangelos Papaioannou, Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
Novel broadband and efficient THz radiation sources based on spintronic structures
patsalas Prof. Panos Patsalas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
pavlopoulou Dr. Eleni Pavlopoulou, FORTH IESL, Greece
Novel Conducting Trimers for In Vivo Electronic Functionalization of Tissues
petti Prof. Luisa Petti, University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Cost-effective and high throughput processing of flexible electronics: from materials to systems and applications
pinto Prof. Fabrizio Pinto, Izmir University of Economics, Turkey
Dispersion force modulation by irradiation in semiconductors: The long road from early quantum vacuum microphones to thermodynamical nano-engines in future spacecraft
popovic Dr. Zoran Popovic, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Charge migration in carbon nanotubes induced by mechanical deformations
popovic Prof. Zoran Popovic, University of Belgrade, Serbia
Ferromagnetism in Eu doped Ce0.9-xEuxGd0.1O2 (0.001
prassas Dr. Michel Prassas, Director External Relations-Europe, Corning European Technology Center, France
Flexible inorganic substrates for electronic device integration
proctor Dr. Christopher Proctor, University of Cambridge, UK
Dynamic devices for neural interfaces
prosperi Prof. Davide Prosperi, University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy
H-Ferritin: A Theranostic Drug Delivery Nanosystem for Advanced Therapy and Imaging of Solid Tumors
puzyn Prof. Tomasz Puzyn, QSAR Lab Ltd., Poland
How can I help? Nanoinformatics for nanotoxicology and nanomedicine
quarti Dr. Claudio Quarti, University of Mons, Belgium
Layered 2D halide perovskites as natural quantum-well nano-architectures: a symmetry-analysis and ab-initio modeling perspective
raissi Dr. Mahfoudh Raissi, KELENN Technology, France
New Digital printing of efficient dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs)
ramon Prof. Eloi Ramon, Institute of Microelectronics of Barcelona IMB-CNM (CSIC), Spain
All-inkjet-printed electronic devices on flexible substrates: manufacturing, reliability and future challenges
regoutz Dr. Anna Regoutz, University College London, UK
Depth dependent characterisation of structured nanoparticles using X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy
roehm Dr. Holger Roehm, Karlsruhe Institute Technology, Germany
Implications of Ferroelectricity in Perovskite Solar Cells
sebastiani Prof. Marco Sebastiani, Roma Tre University, Italy
H2020 OYSTER - novel metadata structures for advanced materials characterisation
selzer Dr. Michael Selzer, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Investigation the solidification of polymers in OLAE by the phase-field method
sendemir Prof. Aylin Sendemir, Ege University, Turkey
Hierarchically structured 3D bioprinting for tissue engineering
shafiee Prof. Hadi Shafiee, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
Mobile health virus detection using nanoparticles, smartphones, and machine learning
simao Dr. Claudia Delgado Simao, Eurecat, Spain
Printed Sensors and Biosensors - Current and future trends for point-of-need applications
spirk Prof. Stefan Spirk, Graz University of Technology, Austria
Cellulose Thin Film Technology
stingelin Prof. Natalie Stingelin, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
Lessons learnt with donor:acceptor photovoltaic blends applied to doped polymer systems
tsetseris Prof. Leonidas Tsetseris, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Computational modelling of the synthesis, processing and properties of two-dimensional materials
koblischka-veneva Prof. Anjela Koblischka-Veneva, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan
EBSD analysis of grain orientation of human, bovine tooth enamel on the nanoscale and comparison with artificial hydroxyapatite
verdi Dr. Carla Verdi, University of Vienna, Austria
Accurate prediction of thermodynamic properties of materials from machine-learned force fields: thermal transport and phase transitions
vigolo Dr. Brigitte Vigolo, Institut Jean Lamour, CNRS, University of Lorraine, France
Chemically modified carbon nanomaterials for sustainable technologies
vitale Prof. Flavia Vitale, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Multiscale bioelectronics with nanostructured carbide MXenes
vizirianakis Prof. Ioannis S. Vizirianakis, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, AUTH, Greece | Department of Life and Health Sciences, University of Nicosia, Cyprus
Achieving the practical clinical utility on the roadmaps of precision medicine to tackle heterogeneity of multifactorial diseases within the healthcare system
vyrsokinos Prof. Konstantinos Vyrsokinos, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
SiN based Photonic Integrated Circuits for Datacom applications and Optical Phased Arrays
zacharias Dr. Marios Zacharias, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
Quantum confinement effects on the phonon-induced band gap renormalization of graphene quantum dots
zdetsis Prof. Aristides Zdetsis, University of Patras, Greece
Topological edge/end states in atomically precise graphene nanoribbons: their known and unknown properties and origin
zergioti Prof. Ioanna Zergioti, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Laser precise printing for biomedical applications


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