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Graphene Week Programme


Connect. Interact. Learn. Graphene Week 2021 provides a unique virtual experience, giving attendees fantastic networking opportunities, together with on-demand content including abstracts, videos, brochures and power point presentations. Get back to main page.

EU Funded

Our inspiring agenda!

We will host collaborative sessions with leading researchers and industries, the European Commission, the European Science Foundation, our new EU-funded project the 2D-Experimental Pilot Line, and much more! #GrapheneExperience

Time Zone

UTC+2

13:00 13:00 - 13:25
Welcome to Graphene Week

Open Forum

Speakers: Jari Kinaret (Graphene Flagship), Roberto Viola (European Comission), Paolo Samori (Chair)

Jari Kinaret Roberto Viola Paolo Samori
13:25 13:25 - 14:00
Diversity

EU support to gender and diversity in research and innovation

Graphene Flagship Mentoring Programme

Speaker: Fernando Gomollón-Bel (Graphene Flagship)
EU support to gender and diversity in research and innovation
Keynote speaker: Mina Stareva (European Commission)

Live Q&A

Connect with attendees via the Graphene Hub or take a break!

Mina Stareva
14:00 14:00 - 14:30
Ethics

Is Graphene a bad idea? An Ethical Perspective

Speakers: Ursula Hohlneicher (AstraZeneca, Sweden), Steven Savage (FOI, Sweden) and Norberto Patrignani (Politecnico di Torino, Italy)

Ursula Hohlneicher Steven Savage Norberto Patrignani
14:20 14:20 - 14:30

Meet the Experts 1

Join our expert speakers for a roundtable discussion. Connect with attendees via the Graphene Hub or take a break!

14:30 14:30 - 15:10
Sustainability

Sustainability in nanomaterials and electronics

Towards transparent information on nanomaterials

Speaker: Abdelqader Sumrein (European Union Observatory for Nanomaterials, Finland)
Sustainability for flexible electronics
Speaker: Maria Smolander (VTT, Finland)

Abdelqader Sumrein Maria Smolander
15:00 15:00 - 15:10

Meet the Experts 2

Join our expert speaker for a roundtable discussion. Connect with attendees via the Graphene Hub or take a break!

15:10 15:10 - 17:00
Horizon Europe

Horizon Europe Session

Introduction and presentation about Horizon Europe
Speaker: Jean-Marie Auger (Graphene Flagship Project Officer, European Commission)

The wider GRM community

Speaker: Marie-Alexandra Neouze (FLAG-ERA)

Status of Graphene Flagship activities in Horizon Europe

Speaker: Jari Kinaret (Graphene Flagship)
Panel discussion
Horizon Europe Networking Session. Engage and interact with other attendees. Share your experience and get inspired.

Time Zone

UTC+2

11:45 11:45 - 12:45
Parallel Session

Parallel Session 1 & 2

  • Focus Group 1: Synthesis and Growth
  • Focus Group 2: Optoelectronics

11:45 11:45 - 12:45
Poster Session

Poster Session 1 & 2

  • Poster Discussion Group 1: Physics mechanics and magnetism
  • Poster Discussion Group 2: Electronics and sensors

12:45 12:45 - 13:00
Meeting Hub Network

Network 1 Day 2

Interact with oral and poster presenters. Connect at the Meeting Hub.

13:00 13:00 - 13:30
Plenary 1

The importance of carbon materials in batteries

Speaker: Kristina Edström (Uppsala University, Sweden)

Kristina Edström
13:30 13:30 - 13:55

Recent developments in the chemistry and applications of 2D materials

Speaker: Maurizio Prato (University of Trieste, Italy)

Maurizio Prato
13:55 13:55 - 14:20

Semiconductor moiré materials

Speaker: Kin Fai Mak (Cornell University, USA)

Kin Fai Mak
14:20 14:20 - 14:40

Nanophotonics and optoelectronic applications of twisted and gapped graphene

Speaker: Frank Koppens (ICFO, Spain)

Frank Koppens
14:40 14:40 - 15:00

2D material interactions with liquids probed with nanoscopy tools

Speaker: Aleksandra Radenovic (EPFL, Switzerland)

15:00 15:00 - 15:05
Break Meeting Hub

Break 1 Day 2

Connect and interact.

15:05 15:05 - 15:30
Experts Dialogue

Graphene: What is next?

Panel Discussion welcoming all speakers from previous plenary session.

15:30 15:30 - 15:45

Meet the Experts

Join our expert speakers for a roundtable discussion. Connect with attendees or take a break!

15:45 15:45 - 16:25
Collaboration

Graphene Flagship Partnering Division Session

  • New Generation of e-textiles, enabled by graphene
    Speaker: Erik Khranovskyy (Grafren AB, Sweden)
  • SIO Grafen – how a national graphene eco-system can contribute on the European level
    Speaker: Elisabeth Sagström (SIO Grafen, Sweden)
  • Graphene RFID biosensors for on site diagnostics and wearables
    Speaker: Vincent Bouchiat (Grapheal, France)
  • Application of graphene in acoustics: graphene microphones
  • Speaker: Dejan Todorović (Dirigent Acoustics, Serbia)
  • Live Q&A Session with panel

Erik Khranovskyy Elisabeth Sagström Vincent Bouchiat Dejan Todorović
16:25 16:25 - 16:30
Break Meeting Hub

Break 2 Day 2

Connect and interact.

16:30 16:30 - 17:45
Parallel Session

Parallel Session 3 & 4

  • Focus Group 3: Electrical properties and phenomena
  • Focus Group 4: Energy harvesting, conversion and storage

16:30 16:30 - 17:45
Poster Session

Poster Session 3 & 4

  • Poster Discussion Group 3: Electrical properties and phenomena
  • Poster Discussion Group 4: Energy harvesting, conversion and storage

17:30 17:30 - 17:45
Meeting Hub Network

Network 2 Day 2

Interact with oral and poster presenters. Connect at the Meeting Hub

Time Zone

UTC+2

11:45 11:45 - 12:45
Parallel Session

Parallel Session 5 & 6

  • Focus Group 5: Exfoliation related methods
  • Focus Group 6: Functional 2D architectures

11:45 11:45 - 12:45
Poster Session

Poster Session 5, 6, 7

  • Poster Discussion Group 5: Surface chemistry and fundamentals
  • Poster Discussion Group 6: Synthesis and growth, exfoliation and related methods
  • Poster Discussion Group 7: Electronics, wearables, flexible devices and biomedical applications

12:45 12:45 - 13:00
Meeting Hub Network

Network 1 Day 3

Interact with oral and poster presenters. Connect at the Meeting Hub.

13:00 13:00 - 13:30
Plenary 2

Advancements on graphene research translation and industrialization

Speaker: Dusan Losic (The University of Adelaide, Australia)

 Dusan Losic
13:30 13:30 - 13:55

Layered Quantum Materials: A New Platform For The Next Digital Revolution

Speaker: Andrea Ferrari (The University of Cambridge, UK)

Andrea Ferrari
13:55 13:55 - 14:15

Preventing colour fading in artwork with graphene veils

Speaker: Costas Galiotis (FORTH, University of Patras, Greece)

Costas Galiotis
14:15 14:15 - 14:35

Electrochemical characterization of single layer graphene / electrolyte interface

Speaker: Patrice Simon (Paul Sabatier University, France)

Patrice Simon
14:35 14:35 - 14:55

Growth of few-layer hexagonal boron nitride by chemical vapor deposition

Speaker: Hyeon Suk Shin (UNIST Chemistry, Korea)

Hyeon Suk Shin
14:55 14:55 - 15:00
Break Meeting Hub

Break 1 Day 3

Visit the Exhibition Hall. Connect and interact.

15:00 15:00 - 15:25
Experts Dialogue

Graphene: What is next?

Panel Discussion welcoming all speakers from previous plenary session

Dusan Losic Costas Galiotis Patrice Simon Hyeon Suk Shin Andrea Ferrari
15:25 15:25 - 15:40

Meet the Experts

Join our expert speakers for a roundtable discussion. Visit the Exhibition Hall, connect with attendees or take a break!

15:40 15:40 - 16:10
Innovation

2D-Experimental Pilot Line Session

An interactive discussion on the 2D-Experimental Pilot Line project and its progress​.
Speakers: Cedric Huyghebaert (imec, Belgium), Sanna Arpiainen (VTT, Finland), Gordon Rinke (AMO GmbH, Germany) and Inge Asselberghs (imec, Belgium)

Cedric Huyghebaert Sanna Arpiainen Gordon Rinke Inge Asselberghs
16:10 16:10 - 16:30

2D-EPL Exhibitors Session

Exhibitors: Oxford Instruments, AIXTRON, IHP, Graphenea, imec, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.

16:30 16:30 - 16:45
Exhibition & Break

Visit the Exhibition Hall

Join exhibitors for discussions on topics relevant to their products, graphene applications and market challenges.

16:30 16:30 - 17:45
Parallel Session

Parallel Session 7 & 8

  • Focus Group 7: Functional composites and coatings
  • Focus Group 8: Physics, Mechanics and Magnetism

16:30 16:30 - 17:45
Poster Session

Poster Session 8 & 9

  • Poster Discussion Group 8: Composite, membranes, nanofluidics & filters, paints, foam & coatings
  • Poster Discussion Group 9: Functionalisation, device, processing and process scale-up, production, innovation and industrialisation

17:30 17:30 - 17:45
Meeting Hub Network

Network 2 Day 3

Interact with oral and poster presenters. Connect at the Meeting Hub.

Time Zone

UTC+2

13:00 13:00 - 13:05
Success stories

Welcome

Session Chair: Kari Hjelt (Graphene Flagship, Sweden)

Kari Hjelt
13:05 13:05 - 13:15

Qurv

Speaker: Antonios Oikonomou (Qurv, Spain)

Antonios Oikonomou
13:15 13:15 - 13:25

Inbrain Neuroelectronics

Speaker: Carolina Aguilar (Inbrain Neuroelectronics, Spain)

Carolina Aguilar
13:25 13:25 - 13:35

Graphene-enabled Coherent Raman Microscopy for live-cell imaging and tumour diagnosis - Cambridge Raman Imaging Ltd

Speaker: Matteo Negro (Cambridge Raman Imaging, Italy)

Matteo Negro
13:35 13:35 - 13:45

GXT-LUBE® and “the wonder material” for engine oils

Speaker: Valentina Sacchetti (Graphene-XT, Italy)

Valentina Sacchetti
13:45 13:45 - 13:55

Easy-to-use E-Graphenes: Bridging the gap between quality and processability

Speaker: Martin Lohe (Sixonia Tech, Germany)

Martin Lohe
13:55 13:55 - 14:10
Exhibition & Break 1

Visit the Exhibition Hall

Connect with attendees.

14:10 14:10 - 14:20
Grand challenges, grand opportunities

Introduction

Session Chair: Francesco Bonaccorso (BeDimensional, Italy)

14:20 14:20 - 14:30

Varta MicroInnovation

Speaker: Stefan Koller (Varta MicroInnovation, Austria)

Stefan Koller 
14:30 14:30 - 14:40

Nokia

Speaker: Paola Galli (Nokia, Italy)

Paola Galli
14:40 14:40 - 15:10
Exhibitor's Session

Exhibitor's Session 1

Join exhibitors for discussions on topics relevant to their products, graphene applications and market challenges.

15:10 15:10 - 15:55
Trends for the future

Optoelectronics & Photonics

Where do you see graphene going? What is coming next? This breakout room will hold a panel discussion on optoelectronics and photonics applications for graphene.

Session chair: Luigi Occhipinti (Cambridge University, UK)
Panellists: Matteo Negro (Cambridge Raman Imaging, Italy), Antonios Oikonomou (Qurv, Spain), Paola Galli (Nokia, Italy), Jose Pozo (EPIC, Netherlands)

15:10 15:10 - 15:55

Energy harvesting & storage

This breakout room will hold a panel discussion on energy harvesting and storage applications for graphene.

Session chair: Fabrizio Tubertini (IIT, Italy)
Panellists: Sebastian Pohlmann (Skeleton, Estonia), Stefan Koller (Varta MicroInnovation, Austria) Maher El-Kady (Nano Energy Europe)

15:10 15:10 - 15:55

Composites & Coatings

This breakout room will hold a panel discussion on composites and coatings applications for graphene.

Session chairs: Ali Shaygan Nia (TUD, Germany), and Ivan Buckley (University of Manchester, UK)
Speakers: Martin Lohe (Sixonia Tech, Germany), Julio Gomez Cordon (Avanzare, Spain), Nikolaus Nestle (BASF, France)

15:55 15:55 - 16:00
Exhibition & Break 2

Visit the Exhibition Hall

Visit the Exhibition Hall. Connect with attendees.

16:00 16:00 - 16:30
Connecting research and industry - the industrialisation workflow

Roadmap

Speakers: Thomas Reiß (Fraunhofer ISI), Henning Döscher (Fraunhofer ISI), Maximilian Fleischer (Siemens Energy), Aldo Di Carlo (University of Rome "Tor Vergata")

16:00 16:00 - 16:30

Validation Services

Speakers: Alexander Tzalenchuk (NPL), Gokhan Bakan (NPL), Olga Kazakova (NPL), Félicien Schopfer (LNE), Raul Arenal (Universidad de Zaragoza), Amaia Zurutuza (Graphenea), Peter Bøggild (DTU), Zakhar Kudrynskyi (The University of Nottingham), Julio Gomez (Avanzare), Andrey Kretinin (University of Manchester)

16:00 16:00 - 16:30

Standardisation

Speakers: Thurid Gspann (Karlsruhe Institute of Technology), Elena Taboada Cabellos (das-Nano)

16:00 16:00 - 16:30

Samples and materials database (SMDB)

Speakers: Flavia Maia (Chalmers University of Technology), Esther Campos (Avanzare)

16:30 16:30 - 17:00
Exhibitor's Session

Exhibitor's Session 2

Join exhibitors for discussions on topics relevant to their products, graphene applications and market challenges.

Time Zone

UTC+2

11:45 11:45 - 12:45
Parallel Session

Parallel Session 9 & 10

  • Focus Group 9: Biomedical Applications & Environment
  • Focus Group 10: Photonics and Optoelectronics

11:45 11:45 - 12:45
Poster Session

Poster Session 10 & 11

  • Poster Discussion Group 10: Optoelectronics, spintronics
  • Poster Discussion Group 11: Photonics, optoelectronics, environment, safety, sustainability and other applications

12:45 12:45 - 13:00
Meeting Hub Network

Network 1 Day 5

Interact with oral and poster presenters. Connect at the Meeting Hub.

13:00 13:00 - 13:30
Plenary 3 and Poster Award

Advances in graphene doping and CVD synthesis

Keynote Speaker: James Hone (Columbia University, USA)

James Hone
13:30 13:30 - 13:50

Controlling the parity and time-reversal symmetry of graphene Dirac plasmons and its application to terahertz lasers.

Speaker: Taiichi Otsuji (Tohoku University, Japan)

Taiichi Otsuji
13:50 13:50 - 14:10

Electrical properties of printed nanosheet networks

Speaker: Jonathan Coleman (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland)

Jonathan Coleman
14:10 14:10 - 14:30

3D printing of energy storage devices

Speaker: Cecilia Mattevi (Imperial College London, UK)

Cecilia Mattevi
14:30 14:30 - 14:50

Phase engineering of 2D nanomaterials

Speaker: Hua Zhang (City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

Hua Zhang
14:50 14:50 - 15:10

Single-electron quantum dots in bilayer graphene

Speaker: Christoph Stampfer (RWTH Aachen University, Germany)

Christoph Stampfer
15:10 15:10 - 15:30

Making Semiconductor Monolayers Perfectly Bright

Speaker: Ali Javey (University of California, Berkeley, USA)

Ali Javey
15:30 15:30 - 15:35

Poster Award Announcement

Presenter: Paolo Samori

Paolo Samori
15:35 15:35 - 15:50

Meet the Experts

Join our expert speakers for a roundtable discussion. Connect with attendees or take a break!

15:50 15:50 - 16:10
Career in Science

Alternative career paths in graphene: success stories

Speakers: Jonathan Coleman (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland), Ana Helman (European Science Foundation, France), Elmar Bonaccurso (Airbus, Germany) 

16:10 16:10 - 16:15
Graphene Week 2022

Next Stop Munich!

Dialogue with our Chairs: Georg Duesberg (The Bundeswehr University Munich, Germany), Elmar Bonaccurso (Airbus, Germany) 

16:15 16:15 - 16:20
Event Closing

Closing remarks

Speaker: Paolo Samori

Paolo Samori

Full programme and abstracts

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Graphene Week Days

Inspiration Day


Transformation and dialogue 

The Graphene Week's free Inspiration Day will feature sessions discussing trending topics that really matter including:

Open Forum on the the current state of the Graphene Flagship
Diversity in Graphene
Sustainability
Ethics
Horizon Europe funding opportunities

Research Days


The research that will shape the future

Graphene Week 2021 will feature outstanding and groundbreaking research on graphene and two-dimensional materials, featuring:

 6 keynote speakers
 Dozens of invited speakers
 Panel and roundtable discussions
Oral and poster presentations

Industry Day


Enable the next generation of technology

Graphene Week will highlight our commitment to innovation with a focus on the commercialisation of graphene-enabled products. 

 Successful start-up companies
• Challenges and opportunities in graphene applications
• Panel and roundtable discussions 
 Future trends for graphene applications
• Network and meet key industry players
Exhibition hall

Dive into our programme!

2D-Experimental Pilot Line


Join us to hear highlights from the Graphene Flagship's latest project, the 2D-EPL and to learn about wafer-scale 2D material integration.

Ethics Workshop


One of the guiding principles for driving innovation in the tech industry is “Disrupt first – Ask Questions Later”, but is this acceptable as Responsible Research and accountability are increasingly in focus? Meet the Graphene Flagship's Ethical Advisory Board for a session on ethical research.

Partnering Division Highlights


Learn about the Partnering Division's contributions to the Graphene Flagship's application areas with success stories from associated members and partnering projects.

Meet the Experts


Following each session, you may join our expert speakers for a roundtable discussion to gain deeper insights into their work, vision for graphene and more.

Exhibitor's Session


Not only will you be able to visit our virtual exhibit hall to learn about innovative graphene applications from industry leaders. You can also join them for roundtable discussions on topics relevant to their products, graphene applications and market challenges.

Open Forum


Gain insights into the Graphene Flagship's success in enhancing Europe's technological sovereignty and strengthening the EU’s competitiveness in key fields such as digitalisation, renewable energy, aerospace and medical technologies from the Director General for DG Connect at the European Commission, Roberto Viola, and Graphene Flagship Director Jari Kinaret.

Horizon Europe Session


In this special Graphene Week session, we welcome representatives from the European Commission, FLAG-ERA and the Graphene Flagship, who will provide attendees with an overview of what Horizon Europe means for those in the field of graphene and 2DM.

Diversity in Graphene


Hear Mina Stareva, Head of the Gender Equality Sector in DG Research and Innovation within the European Commission, talk about the EU support for gender and diversity in research and innovation.

Careers in Graphene


Learn about different career paths in graphene research and innovation and visit the Graphene Week job board to see who is hiring and what skills you should develop.

Enjoy the #GrapheneExperience

Connect


13-19 September 

Get ready for Graphene Week 2021. Set your profile on our exclusive online platform and start planning your journey: flick through the abstracts, enjoy Graphene Magazine, and much more. Use this opportunity to start meeting new people. Our interactive platform offers much more than traditional zoom meetings – enabling conversations, discussions and networking. 

Interact


20-24 September

Discover a unique online event. Graphene Week is the leading graphene event in Europe. PhD students, early-career researchers, experts and innovators gather and exchange ideas that shape the future of graphene and layered materials. Our innovative online platform enhances networking and collaboration, to guarantee you make the most of your participation

Learn


25-30 September

For the first time ever, enjoy the #GrapheneExperience on-demand. Most content will be available on our online platform, you may adapt and attend the different sessions whenever works for you. You'll also have a chance to export all your new contacts and business leads. Participants will have access to the full participant list, information from the Q&A sessios, as well as links to past webinars organised by the Graphene Flagship. 

A new way to interact

The scientific programme of the Graphene Week is based on excellence, with a scope featuring the latest knowledge in main research areas of graphene. At its 15th edition, we have designed different virtual sessions with you in mind. Whether you're a student, an early-career researchers, an academic or an innovator, you'll enjoy gathering and exchanging ideas that will shape the future of graphene and layered materials. Our Graphene Week sessions will foster fruitful interactions, constructive discussions and strong connections – a revolutionary experience!

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