Τhis workshop presents breakthroughs and innovations in smart bioelectronics and flexible & wearable systems – two important areas of Key Digital Technologies. Market leaders, innovators, researchers, professional and user organizations will discuss how Europe can keep its global leadership in these areas.

The high-level participants will discuss and provide recommendations on the technology and market challenges and opportunities, and, how to maximize the societal and economic benefits of these technologies in addressing health, aging, agri-food, security, environment & climate change.

Prof. S. Logothetidis, Director of Nanotechnology Lab LTFN, will participate in the panel of the Workshop on 22 October presenting the Open Innovation Environment for the optimization of manufacturing processes and fast business up-take, and International networks and clustering of the industry covering the entire value chain.

You can find more information here.

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Micro and Nano Engineering (MNE) is the core international conference that this year was held in Rhodes. The main areas of the conference are the micro/nanofabrication and manufacturing techniques and the application of the fabricated micro/nanostructures, devices and microsystems into electronics, photonics, energy, environment, chemistry, and life sciences.

You can find more info here.

In the 40th anniversary of Label Expo Europe, which is the world's largest event for the label and package printing industry, we had the chance to experience live demonstrations of the latest innovations, meet the world's leading suppliers and examine the most advanced collection of label and package printing technologies.

You can find more info here.

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HOPE-A participation in the European Research & Innovation Days in Brussels provided the opportunity to explore new potential synergies in upcoming EU projects as well as pay its contribution to the creation of the strategic priorities for the European Commission's investment in research and innovation. These elements are at the core of Europe’s economy and are vital for a sustainable and successful society. Around €200 billion has been invested in EU research and innovation over the last 30 years, resulting in countless improvements to our quality of life.

You may find some useful information for the next research and innovation framework program here!

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On 16-19 September the annual European Materials Research Society (E-MRS Meeting was held in Warsaw and HOPE-A participated in order to get informed on the recent advances and information in the field of materials science.

Appealing topics of the conference were the 3D printing and additive manufacturing for the industry of the future and also the green strategy for materials recycling. You can find more info here.

A special visit was paid on Sunday 8/9 from the president of political party KINAL “Movement for Change” Mrs. Fofi Gennimata. This indicates a great interest in the innovative technologies and products that LTFN & OET possess and present. Assistant Professor Argirios Laskarakis, responsible for the group of Organic and Printed Electronics of LTFN, briefly informed Mrs. F. Gennimata about the lab's activities, achievements and innovative technologies in research of this sector.

Mr. Darios Dimitriou, Business Development Manager of Organic Electronic Technologies, presented the innovative products of the Greek company, which cover the fields of Energy and Lighting, Automotive, Buildings, Sensors, and Smart Packaging. The president of KINAL was impressed and wished the best of luck, while she mentioned that she is looking forward to seeing the development of these state-of-the-art products and applications.

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HOPE-A is currently attending the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair that takes place in Thessaloniki 7-15 September. The stand of HOPE-A at the Pavilion 10, Booth 23 and Pavilion 12 “Digital Greece” has already attracted a great number of visitors. In collaboration with LTFN and OET, HOPE-A booth vividly demonstrates the applications and products that are derived from the rapidly evolving field of Organic and Printed Electronics.

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Representatives of HOPE-A attended the Southeast Europe Energy Forum that took place in Thessaloniki on September 6th. This event brought together key policymakers, regulators, top market players, financiers, academics and experts to present and discuss unique insights and observations on up-to-date topics in the dynamic energy field in Greece and the wider region. Attendees had the chance to share and exchange diverse thoughts, ideas and best practices for the exploitation of available energy sources, eco-friendly energy supply which is crucial for economic and social development in SE Europe.

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LTFN and OE-Technologies, HOPE-A members will participate at the IDTechEx Show USA, taking place on 20-21 November at Santa Clara, USA. Visit our booth No V18 and meet our activities!