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9:00 Registration open
(welcome coffee)

10:00 Welcome

10:30 Keynote speeches (chair: Prof. H.-G. Rubahn)

10:30-11:00 Prof. Kjeld Pedersen, Aalborg University, Denmark:  Nanoscale materials for solar absorbers and thermal emitters

11:00-11:30 Dr. Lars Heepe, Kiel University, Germany: Biological surfaces as templates for (nano)biomimicry: selected examples

11:30-12:00 Dr. Emerson Coy, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poland: Functionally graded nanocomposite materials as a multifunctional platform for electronics, energy and life sciences

12:00-12:30 Prof. Mady Elbahri, Aalto University, Finland: Specular reflective plasmonic coloration

12:30 Lunch break

Afternoon session:

13:15 Topical fora I (chair Prof. S. Tamulevicius)

13:15-13:40 Prof. Franz Faupel, Kiel University, Germany: Functional Nanocomposites - From fabrication to function

13:40-14:05 Prof. Holger Kersten, Kiel University, Germany: Non-conventional diagnostics of process plasmas used for surface modification

14:05-14:30 Prof. Ulf Helmersson, Linköping University, Sweden: The generation of nanoparticles and thin films using pulsed high-power plasmas

14:30-14:55 Dr. Cenk Aktas, Kiel University, Germany: Functional surfaces

14:55-15:20 Assoc. Prof. Frank Balzer, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark: Excitons in neat and blended squaraine thin films

15:30 Coffee break


15:45 Topical fora II (chair: Prof. F. Faupel) 

15:45-16:10 Assoc. Prof. Morten Madsen, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark: Printed thin film photovoltaics

16:10-16:35 Assoc. Prof. Brian Julsgaard, Aarhus University, Denmark: Improving the efficiency of solar cells by upconverting sunlight optimized field-enchancing nanostrutures

16:35-17:00 Adj. Prof. Dr. Stephan Roth, DESY, Germany & KTH Stockholm: Sputter coating - nanostructure formation observed in real-time

17:00-17:25 Assoc. Prof. Jonathan Brewer, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark: Helium Ion and optical microscopy of spider silk


18:00 Welcome reception



9:00 Morning session (chair: Assoc. Prof. J. Fiutowski)

9:00-9:30 Prof. N. Asger Mortensen, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark: Plasmonic nanostructures for enhanced light-matter: Interactions: from fundamentals to applications

9:30-9:55 Prof. Dr. Rainer Adelung, Kiel University, Germany: Porosity as key element for the macroscopic impact of nanostructures?
9.55-10:20 Prof. Christine Selhuber-Unkel, Kiel University, Germany: Controlling cells by micro- and nanostructured 3D scaffolds


10:20 Coffee break


10:35 Topical fora III (chair: Dr. C. Ohrt)

10:35-11:00 Assoc. Prof. Donats Erts, University of Latvia, Latvia: Creation of nanowire-based nanoelectromechanical switches

11:00-11:25 Dr. Antonio Casares, Carl Zeiss Microscopy, Germany: Multiscale and multimodal microscopy: XRAY & MultiSEM

11:25-11:50 Dr. Lars Lindvold, Stensborg A/S, Denmark: High throughput nanoimprint lithography - HoloPrint®

11:50-12:15 Jens W. Larsen, Polyteknik A/S, Denmark: FLEXTURA PVD systems from Polyteknik


12:15 Lunch break


13:00 Topical fora IV (chair: Prof. H.-G. Rubahn)

13:00-13:25 Dr. Ala Cojocaru, Phi-Stone AG, Germany: The technology transfer way from research to industrial GMP production

13:25-13:50 Dr. Hans-Jürgen Donath, DESY, Germany: Baltic Tram project

13:50-14:15 Dr. Andris Anspoks, University of Latvia, Latvia: Nanotechnology development in Institute of Solid State Physics and Innovation System in Latvia


14:15 Coffee break


14:30 Entrepreneurship forum (chair: Assoc. Prof. S. Tegtmeier)

Parallel workshops:

  1. Innovation across borders - creating new business models from academic hi-tech spinoff projects (Innovation lab)
  2. RollFlex workshop (M301)
  3. Green PE workshop (M201)

16:00-18:00 Poster session (chair: Assist. Prof. T. Leissner)

19:00 Conference Dinner (Torve-Hallen)




9:30 Talks of  PhD/postdoc students and students
9:30-9:45 Michela Prete, SDU/MCI: Stability of organic solar cells
9:45-10:00 Carlos Bravo Costa, SDU/AmiNIC ApS: Functionalization of MEMS biosensors for cadaverine detection
10:00-10:15 Elodie Destouesse, SDU/MCI: Printing and up-scaling of highly efficient organic solar cells
10:15-10:30 Damian Maziukiewicz, Adam Mickiewicz University: Nanodiamonds-based conjugates for glioblastoma multiforme photothermal therapy
10:30-10:45 Zachary Glover, SDU/BMB: Nano to macro scal investigation of the reconstitution, structure and formation of diary systems and gels: Use of super-resolution microscopy and ultrasoundspectroscopy
10:45-11:00 Elzbieta Sobolewska, SDU/MCI: Excitation of surface plasmon polaritons in nanostructured organic hybrid systems

11:00 Coffee break

11:15 TEI session

  • Sönke Wolter: Factors influencing SME decision making when investing in Industry 4.0 technologies
  • Kari Kleine: Education for technology entrepreneurship - insights from an engineering program
  • Ali Ahmad Malik: Digital-twins in lean automation

12:30 Best poster award, closing remarks

12:45 Lunch and departure


Mads Clausen Institute University of Southern Denmark
  • Alsion 2
  • Sønderborg - DK-6400
  • Phone: +45 6550 1690
  • Fax: +45 6550 1635

Last Updated 29.10.2019