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Nanotechnology Lab LTFN participates at 12th annual event of ETPN 2017, 17-19 Oct. 2017 at Malaga, Spain.

The Research Committee (Special Account for Research Funds) of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in the framework of the project “Smart in-line metrology and control for boosting the yield and quality of high-volume manufacturing of Organic Electronics (SmartLine)” funded under the Horizon 2020 Call FOF-08-2017 of European Commission, with Academic Head, Prof. Stergios Logothetidis, Professor of Physics, invites candidates to submit applications for ten (10) positions (through the award of a work contract), until 31/08/2020 (and in the case of an extension of the project until its expiration with a corresponding adjustment of the amount) with a total anticipated remuneration 280.000,00 € (VAT and taxes included). You can find more info here.

You can see the open positions requirements in detail and the application form by downloading the following files.

Call for expression of interest (english)
Call for expression of interest (greek)
Application form (english)
Application form (greek)

The SmartLine Project Press Conference, successfully took place at the Center of Organic & Printed Electronics in Thessaloniki on 3rd October 2017. Prof. S. Logothetidis, Director of Nanotechnology Lab LTFN, Dr. A. Laskarakis, Head of the Organic Electronics Group of Nanotechnology Lab LTFN, and Mr. V. Matskos, CEO of Organic Electronic Technologies provided the journalists with an overview and answers on the EU funded Project, which started in September 2017 and is about to optimize the manufacturing of Organic Electronics and shape the Digitization of Industry.

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You can view the press release (in greek) here.

Below you can find some of the press clippings about the Smartline press conference.
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We are looking forward to meeting you during Graphene Week 2017. Moreover Nanotechnology Lab LTFN is participating with a Poster presentation: "Graphene Layers: Production, Characterization, Integration & Devices (EU FP7 Project GLADIATOR)"; the overview results of the GLADIATOR Project which finished successfully in April 2017.

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Nanotechnology Lab LTFN was present at EUROMAT 2017, which is taking place in Thessaloniki, 17-22 Sep. 2017. In the photos you can find Researchers A.-R. Tsiapla and V. Mpakola during their oral presentations "Dual syringe drug delivery nanoscaffold for effective implantation in orthopaedic applications" and "Biomimic scaffold fabrication via dual syringe electrospinning system for dual drug eluting stents", respectively.

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On the 15th of September, the Kick-off meeting of SmartLine Project took place. SmartLine is funded by the EU Horizon2020​ research and innovation programme and will be coordinated by the Nanotechnology Lab LTFN. The Project's mission is to create intelligent and zero-defect manufacturing processes of Organic Electronic devices by developing robust and non-destructive in-line metrology tools and a process control platform. For more info visit SmartLine's website www.smartline-project.eu.

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Nea Dimokratia's party MPs, Mrs M. Antoniou and Mr I. Andrianos, together with Lecturer Professor at the Faculty of Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, V. Karakostanoglou visited the Center of Organic and Printed Electronics (COPE-H), where they were informed on the innovative research and manufacturing taking place at the Center.

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Prof. Stergios Logothetidis gave an interesting talk about "Intelligent R2R printing for organic electronics: The new digital nanomanufacturing" at the 81st Prague Conference on Macromolecules in Prague, Czech Republic.

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Nanotechnology Lab LTFN will participate at Graphene Week Athens 2017, on 25-29 Sept. 2017. Visit us at our stand No. 06 and find out more about our activities!

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Greek Minister of Digital Policy Telecommunications & Media, Mr. Nikos Pappas visited the Center of Organic & Printed Electronics (COPE-H), founded by the Nanotechnology Lab LTFN, where he was informed about the pioneering research conducted at the Center which will shape the National Digital Strategy contributing to the Digitalization of the Industry.

Nanotechnology Lab LTFN researchers V. Mpakola and A.-R. Tsiapla were present at the 28th Annual Conference of the European Society for Biomaterials ESB 2017 with two posters presentations: "Drug Delivery Nanosystems for Cardiovascular Stents" & "Dual Syringe Electrospinning system for Drug Eluted Stents" and "Controlled Drug Delivery Nanoplatforms for Medical Implants", respectively.

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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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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!

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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!

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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.

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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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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 E2/E3! 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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