Speakers from Industry

Berthold Hellenthal

Berthold Hellenthal

Head of Audi comprehensive semiconductor strategy, Audi AG

David Sacco

David Sacco

Engineer at Water Services Corporation

Ed de Jong

Ed de Jong

Vice President of Development at Avantium

Fabio Gualandris

Fabio Gualandris

Executive Vice President and General Manager, Back-End Manufacturing & Technology organization at ST Microelectronics

Fabrice Stassin

Fabrice Stassin

Managing Director at EMIRI, Manager of EU Government Affairs at Umicore

Herbert Pairitsch

Herbert Pairitsch

Senior Manager Technology & Innovation bei Infineon Technologies

Jeremy Noah Agius

Jeremy Noah Agius

Branch Manager at APS Bank

John Bøgild Hansen

John Bøgild Hansen

Senior Scientist at Haldor Topsøe A/S

Juuso Konttinen

Juuso Konttinen

Vice President Biochemicals at UPM

Karen Hanghøj

Karen Hanghøj

CEO at EIT RawMaterials

Mahavir Singh

Mahavir Singh

Owner of LIONEX

Martin Curley

Martin Curley

Founder and Co-director of the Innovation Value Institute

Michel Glotin

Michel Glotin

Scientific Director for Materials at Arkema

Michele Andolfo

Michele Andolfo

Scientist at Selena Labs Sp. z o.o.

Philipp Dreiss

Philipp Dreiss

Managing Director at XETICS GmbH

Roberto Zafalon

Roberto Zafalon

Director of EU Technology Programmes at STMicroelectronics

Santeri Suoranta

Santeri Suoranta

Head of Technology, Major Projects at KONE

Tero Mustonen

Tero Mustonen

Global New Substance Coordinator, Performance Chemicals Division at BASF

Winfried Keiper

Winfried Keiper

Specialist F&E at Robert Bosch GmbH

Speakers from SMEs

Artur Kupczunas

Artur Kupczunas

CFO at Saule Technologies

Daan Schuurbiers

Daan Schuurbiers

Founding Director, De Proeffabriek: Consultancy for Responsible Innovation

Dieter Meissner

Dieter Meissner

Founder and CTO at crystalsol

Edward Borg

Edward Borg

Co Founder at Thought3D

Farnaz Ghajeri

Farnaz Ghajeri

Research Officer at Svenska Aerogel AB

Gerhard Goldbeck

Gerhard Goldbeck

Director/Materials Modelling Consultant at Goldbeck Consulting Ltd

Ilkka Varjos

Ilkka Varjos

VP Technology at Canatu

Jiří Kůs

Jiří Kůs

Chairman of the Executive Board at Czech Nanotechnology Industries Association

Joseph Cilia

Joseph Cilia

Abertax Technologies

Keith Simons

Keith Simons

Innovation Director in Emerging Technologies at Elastopoli

Margarethe Hofmann-Amtenbrink

Margarethe Hofmann-Amtenbrink

CEO at Mat Search Consulting Hofmann

Matti Heikkilä

Matti Heikkilä

CTO at MetGen

Michael Thiel

Michael Thiel

Co-founder and Chief Science Officer of Nanoscribe

Monika Lelonek

Monika Lelonek

Owner and CEO at SmartMembranes

Raffaele Correale

Raffaele Correale

Technology and R&D Director NanoTech Analysis

Rudy Koopmans

Rudy Koopmans

Director of the Plastics Innovation Competence Center (PICC)

Policy Makers

Abdelqader Sumrein

Abdelqader Sumrein

Scientific Officer at European Chemicals Agency

Chris Cardona

Chris Cardona

Minister for the Economy, Investment and Small Business of Malta

Evarist Bartolo

Evarist Bartolo

Maltese Minister for Education and Employment

Mark Nicklas

Mark Nicklas

Head of Unit Innovation and Investment for Growth at European Commission

Peter Dröll

Peter Dröll

Director, Industrial Technologies, DG Research & Innovation at European Commission

Therese Comodini Cachia

Therese Comodini Cachia

Member of the European Parliament

Speakers from Research Technology Organisations

Adham Hashibon

Adham Hashibon

Scientist at Fraunhofer IWM

Alejandro Pérez-Rodríguez

Alejandro Pérez-Rodríguez

Head of Solar Energy Materials & Systems Group, Catalonia Institute for Energy Research

Amaya Igartua

Amaya Igartua

Head of Tribology Unit at IK4-TEKNIKER

Antonio Porro Gutierrez

Antonio Porro Gutierrez

Director of Business Development, Building Division at Tecnalia

Bertrand Fillon

Bertrand Fillon

General Director of Research at CEA

Iraida Loinaz

Iraida Loinaz

Health Business Developement Manager of CIDETEC

Jan Meneve

Jan Meneve

Research manager Sustainable Materials Management at VITO

Patrik Karlsson

Patrik Karlsson

Senior Project Manager at the Institute for Research and Technology - Thessaly and Centre for Research and Technology - Hellas

Sophie Mailley

Sophie Mailley

Project Manager at CEA

Speakers from European Technology Platforms

Klaus-Michael Weltring

Klaus-Michael Weltring

Managing Director at Nanobioanalytic Muenster, Member of Board at ETP Nanomedicine

Patrick Boisseau

Patrick Boisseau

VP Healthcare at CEATech

Paul Kiekens

Paul Kiekens

Full Professor and Head of the Department of Textiles at Ghent University

Speakers from Academia

Andreas Schutze

Andreas Schutze

Professor in the Department Systems Engineering at Saarland University

Carla Joana Silva

Carla Joana Silva

R&D Manager at CeNTI - Centre for Nanotechnology and Smart Materials

Elvira Fortunato

Elvira Fortunato

Professor in Materials Science Department of Faculty of Science and Technology of New University of Lisbon

Jason Reese

Jason Reese

Regius Professor of Engineering in the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.

Keld Alstrup Jensen

Keld Alstrup Jensen

Senior Researcher, MSc, PhD

Leon Gielgens

Leon Gielgens

Program Director Nanotechnology at Technology Foundation STW

Lisa Friedersdorf

Lisa Friedersdorf

Director at National Nanotechnology Coordination Office, University of Virginia

Magnus Berggren

Magnus Berggren

Professor in Organic Electronics at Linköping University

Marco Sebastiani

Marco Sebastiani

Tenured assistant professor of Materials Science and Editor of Materials & Design

Nikos Kehagias

Nikos Kehagias

Flexible Imprinting Platform and P2N Group

Salim Belouettar

Salim Belouettar

Research Group Leader at Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology (LIST)

Sara Manzano

Sara Manzano

Innovation Project Manager at Advanced Innovation and Technology Corporation (ADItech).

Stefan Dimov

Stefan Dimov

Professor of Micro Manufacturing, Head of the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Centre, University of Birmingham

Valeria Nicolosi

Valeria Nicolosi

Professor of Nanomaterials and Advanced Microscopy at Trinity College Dublin