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.
You can download the press release (in greek) here.
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.
The Smartonics Project was awarded by EU as the 1st Runner-Up for the Best Project Competition, in recognition of the project's potential impact, dissemination and outreach towards industry and society. The competition and award ceremony have took place during the EuroNanoForum 2017 on 22 June 2017, where the top FP7 and Horizon 2020 projects had the opportunity to share their success stories, showcase their demos and concepts.
Prof. Stergios Logothetidis (Project Coordinator) received the prize for the Project's nomination on behalf of the Smartonics consortium.
The Press Conference for Smartonics Project closing took place on Monday 16 Jan 2017 at Porto Palace Conference Centre and Hotel, Thessaloniki - Greece. During the press conference, the project's achievements were announced to public and media, while 6 greek project partners (from research, academia and industry) commented on the project's results and future perspectives.
You can find all the relevant press clippings (in greek) here. Below you can find some of the event's highlights.
The 8th Workshop "Boosting the Organic & Printed Electronics Industry in Greece" took place at Thessaloniki, Greece at May 30th 2016 with the participation of several representatives from Academia, Industry and representatives from regional and national goverment. The Workshop started with the inauguration of the newly founded Center of Organic and Printed Electronics - Hellas (COPE-H), which is an initiative of Nanotechnology Lab LTFN of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece.
Download the Press Release here.
The Event will take place on May 30 2016, 09.00 am at Hyatt Regency Thessaloniki Hotel. This exciting event will also include the Inauguration of the Center for Organic & Printed Electronics - Hellas (COPE-H).
The Workshop targets to form the Strategy and Policy to boost the Organic & Printed Electronics Industry in Greece and beyond, with the participation of scientists, engineers, industrial partners, final users, enterpreneurials, VCs and representatives from national authorities.
Some of the Topics that will be discussed are:
- Center of Organic & Printed Electronics (COPE-H)
- Outlook for the Greek and International OEs sector
- Opportunities from NSRF, RIS3, SME Instrument, Fast Track
- Funding Opportunities and Strategy for OEs Enterprises
- Commercialization & Industrialization opportunities
- Manufacturing and Processes of Organic & Printed Electronics
- OPVs for Energy in Automotive, Buildings, Greenhouses, WT
- OLEDs for Lighting, Displays and Signage
- Applications in Smart Packaging, Smart Textiles, Wearables, IoT
- OEs Start-ups and SME Companies in Greece
- Clusters and Associations in OEs Wolrdwide (HOPE-A, COPT, AFELIM, OES, JAPEC)
Below you can find the event's poster and the Workshop's preliminary agenda.