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The Zero defect manufacturing workshop was held on 24 October in Brussels and brought together key stakeholders to shape the future landscape of European manufacturing.

During this workshop, Prof. S.Logothetidis Director of Nanotechnology Lab LTFN gave a presentation as the coordinator of the EU project Smartline. The project aims to create intelligent and zero-defect manufacturing processes, in order to avoid failures, to increase the reliability and safety of manufacturing systems and reach the zero-defect quality of products.

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LTFN, together with OET, and HOPE-A participated in the Workshop on “Smart Bioelectronic and Wearable Systems” that took place on 22-23 October in Brussels. This two - day EC workshop presented topics covering smart systems across Key Digital technologies. Great emphasis was given on bio-electronics, bio-photonics, and flexible and wearable electronics. This event also highlighted the role of Bioelectronics and Flexible & Wearable Electronics in the context of the Digital R&I Agenda, such as Edge Computing, Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Cybersecurity.

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Επίτιμος Διδάκτορας του Τμήματος Φυσικής της Σχολής Θετικών Επιστημών του ΑΠΘ θα αναγορευτεί ο Καθηγητής του Πανεπιστημίου του Bordeaux της Γαλλίας, Γεώργιος Χατζηιωάννου, μία σημαντική προσωπικότητα με διεθνή αναγνώριση και κύρος.

Η Τελετή Αναγόρευσης θα πραγματοποιηθεί την Παρασκευή 18 Οκτωβρίου 2019, στις 17.30, στην Αίθουσα Τελετών «Αλέξανδρος Παπαναστασίου» της Παλαιάς Φιλοσοφικής Σχολής του ΑΠΘ.

Ο Καθηγητής Γεώργιος Χατζηιωάννου τα τελευταία 40 χρόνια έχει επιτελέσει εξαιρετικό έργο στην Επιστήμη και την Έρευνα των Πολυμερικών Ημιαγωγών, Νανοδομικών Πολυμερικών Υλικών, Πολυμερών για την αποθήκευση και μεταφορά Πληροφοριών στα Οργανικά Ηλεκτρονικά και στα Συστήματά τους. Η επιστημονική του δράση έχει φέρει επανάσταση στις μεθοδολογίες χαρακτηρισμού υλικών με μοντέρνες τεχνικές σκέδασης, scanning probe και οπτικής φασματοσκοπίας. Προσέφερε σημαντικότατο έργο στην ανακάλυψη νέων μεθοδολογιών της Επιστήμης των Επιφανειών, ενώ έχει βαθιά κατανόηση της σχέσης μεταξύ της μοριακής δομής και των ιδιοτήτων των υλικών. Ο Καθηγητής Γεώργιος Χατζηιωάννου, μέσω της πολύχρονης και πρωτοπόρας προσφοράς του στην Επιστήμη της Φυσικής και Χημείας των Υλικών, έχει διαπρέψει στην επιστήμη και προσέφερε πολύτιμες υπηρεσίες ως Καθηγητής σε πλήθος Ακαδημαϊκών Ιδρυμάτων, ως μέλος Διεθνών Επιστημονικών Επιτροπών και έχει λάβει μεγάλο αριθμό διεθνών διακρίσεων.

Σύμφωνα με την ομόφωνη απόφαση της Συνέλευσης του Τμήματος Φυσικής του ΑΠΘ, ο Καθηγητής Γεώργιος Χατζηιωάννου έχει σημαντικότατη προσφορά στις ερευνητικές και επιστημονικές δράσεις του Τμήματος Φυσικής και του ΑΠΘ γενικότερα. Από το 2008 συνδιοργανώνει και έχει προσφέρει πολύτιμες υπηρεσίες ως κύριο μέλος της Διεθνούς Επιστημονικής Επιτροπής του Διεθνούς πολυ-γεγονότος NANOTECHNOLOGY και των Διεθνών Συνεδρίων «International Symposium on Flexible Organic Electronics (ISFOE)» και «International Conference on Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies (NN)», που διοργανώνονται από το Εργαστήριο Νανοτεχνολογίας LTFN του Τμήματος Φυσικής του ΑΠΘ τα τελευταία 16 χρόνια στη Θεσσαλονίκη. Έχει εκπαιδεύσει πληθώρα αποφοίτων του Τμήματος Φυσικής του ΑΠΘ από το 1990 έως σήμερα, οι οποίοι υπό την επίβλεψή του έχουν κατακτήσει σημαντικότατες θέσεις στο διεθνές επιστημονικό στερέωμα και έχουν ανοίξει νέα πεδία επιστήμης και έρευνας. Η προσφορά και οι δεσμοί που ανέπτυξε με το ΑΠΘ περιλαμβάνουν επίσης την πολυετή συνεργασία του με το Εργαστήριο Νανοτεχνολογίας LTFN και άλλα εργαστήρια του Τμήματος Φυσικής του ΑΠΘ και τη συνεργασία για την υποβολή και πραγματοποίηση πλήθους ερευνητικών προγραμμάτων στην Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση. Επιπρόσθετα, ο Καθηγητής Γεώργιος Χατζηιωάννου έχει συνάψει πολυετείς συνεργασίες με το Εργαστήριο Νανοτεχνολογίας LTFN για την πραγματοποίηση κοινών επιστημονικών δράσεων, για αμοιβαίες επισκέψεις επιστημονικού προσωπικού και για μεταφορά τεχνογνωσίας μεταξύ του νέου Κέντρου ELORPrintTec που διευθύνει και του Εργαστηρίου Νανοτεχνολογίας LTFN. Τέλος, προσέφερε σημαντικότατες υπηρεσίες στην αναβάθμιση του διδακτικού, επιστημονικού και ερευνητικού έργου του ΑΠΘ ως μέλος της Διεθνούς Επιτροπής Αξιολόγησης τμημάτων του ΑΠΘ, όπως το Τμήμα Χημείας, αλλά και άλλων Ινστιτούτων της χώρας, όπως το Εθνικό Κέντρο Έρευνας και Τεχνολογικής Ανάπτυξης - ΕΚΕΤΑ και το Ίδρυμα Τεχνολογίας και Έρευνας - ΙΤΕ.


Press release

More info is available here.

During OE-A Networking Meeting (19 November 2019), hosted by Jabil at the Blue Sky Innovation Center San Jose, a great occasion will be given to participants to meet with other innovative companies and institutions active in organic, flexible, and printed electronics.

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LTFN will attend IoT Solutions World Congress which will take place 29-31 October 2019 in Barcelona, Spain. IoT Solutions World Congress is the platform that makes connections with key decision-makers. This event is committed to bringing together the best minds in the industry to discuss hot topics, get inspired with new ideas and solutions in the IoT business.

You can find more info here.

The Research Committee (Special Account for Research Funds) of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in the framework of the project “Multiscale modelling and characterization to optimize the manufacturing processes of Organic Electronics materials and devices (CORNET)” funded under the Horizon 2020 Call NMBP-07-2017 of European Commission, with Academic Head, Prof. Stergios Logothetidis, Professor of Physics, invites candidates to submit applications for nine (9) positions (through the award of a work contract), until 31/12/2020 with a total anticipated remuneration 140.200,00 € (VAT and taxes included).  You can find more info here (rc.auth website).

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

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

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Zero-defects manufacturing (ZDM) or is an emerging paradigm aiming at going beyond traditional six-sigma approaches in highly technology-intensive and strategic manufacturing sectors through knowledge-based approaches. It’s about “first time right, and always right”.

ZDM brings most added-value and benefits at mass customization and one-of-a-kind production as well as a complex and changeable manufacturing context. ZDM can radically increase productivity at multi-stage/single-stage levels and can bring system-level improvements at the shop floor.

ZDM puts together monitoring and control, inter-stage correlations, multi-sensor information, and advanced analytics, in order to act on defects repair, in-line reworks and proactive prevention.

This zero-defect manufacturing event brings together key stakeholders that will shape the future landscape of European manufacturing.

You can find more info here.

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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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LTFN will participate at the 45th International Conference on Micro & Nano Engineering (MNE 2019) taking place on 23-26 September 2019, in Rhodes, Greece. You can find more info here.

LTFN is participating at the 84th Thessaloniki International Fair taking place in Thessaloniki. Come visit us either at our booth, Pavilion No 10 (Energy) Stand 23, or at our stand inside Pavillion No 12 (Digital Greece).
You can check out some of the highlights of the event so far, as well as the visit of the Greek Parliament's party - Movement for Change (KINAL), Mrs. Fofi Gennimata. During her visit Mrs. F. Gennimata was briefed on the lab's activities and success stories.

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