Speakers

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 767162.

Nadja Adamovic

Technical University Vienna

Josef Affenzeller

Director Research Coordination
AVL LIST GMBH

Romuald B. Beck

Vice-Director for Scientific Affairs of Centre for Advanced Materials and Technologies
CEZAMAT

Adolfo Benedito Borrás

Synthesis Dpt
AIMPLAS

Patrick Boisseau

VP Healthtech
CEATech

Agnes Borg

Manager, Industrial Biotechnology
EuropaBio – The European Association for Bioindustries

Niels Kåre Bruun

Managing Director
BetterHome

Bruno Buchmayr

Chair for Metal Forming, Dept. Product Engineering
University of Leoben

Martin Bunček

Director
Technology agency of the Czech Republic

Hélène Chraye

Head of Unit Advanced Materials and Nanotechnologies
European Commission, DG Research & Innovation

Thierry Collard

R&I External Affairs Manager France, Belgium & EC
Solvay

Jorge Corker

Project Manager and Head of the Unit of Characterization and Certification of Granular Materials (UGRAN)
IPN - Instituto Pedro Nunes

Maurizio Crippa

CEO, founder and inventor
gr3n technology

Andrea Debbane

Executive Director
Airbus Foundation

Anne Chloé Devic

Innovation Manager
European Chemical Industry Council

Ludo Diels

Research manager
University of Antwerp

Peter Dröll

Director Industrial Technologies
European Commission, DG Research & Innovation

Shiva Dustdar

Head of Division Innovation Finance Advisory
European Investment Bank

Alois Ferscha

Head of Institute of Pervasive Computing
Johannes Kepler University Linz

Bertrand Fillon

General Director of Research
IPC

Lisa E. Friedersdorf

Director
NNCO (National Nanotechnology co-ordination Office of the USA)

Paula Galvão

Chief Officer - Business and Strategic Relations
INL Portugal

Maurizio Gattiglio

Executive Vice President Prima Electro S.p.A.; Chairman & CEO Convergent Photonics LLC; General Manager Prima Electro China Co. Ltd
Prima Electro S.p.A.

Jesús Pablo González

Project Manager
Eurecat

Pamela Habibovic

Chair Department of Instructive Biomaterials Engineering
Maastricht University; MERLN Institute for Technology-Inspired Regenerative Medicine

Tomas Hedenborg

Group CEO
Fastems; Orgalime

Juha Heikkilä

Head of the Robotics and Artificial Intelligence unit
European Commission, DG CONNECT

Sabine Herlitschka

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Technology Officer
Infineon Technologies Austria AG

Oskar Hoffmann

University of Vienna

Kamal Hossain

International Director
National Physical Laboratory

Philippe Hubert

Director of the Chronic Risk Division
INERIS institute

Javier Ibañez-Guzmán

Technical Manager
Renault

Lucia Iñigo Paarmann

NMBP Management Programme Committee Member
Centre of Industrial Technological Development (CDTI)

Duncan Jarvis

General Secretary
EURAMET - European Association of National Metrology Institutes

Heli Kangas

Research team leader, project manager, VTT
Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd

Jürgen Lang

Director in the Innovation Management
Evonik Technology & Infrastructure GmbH

Max Lemke

Head of Unit for "Technologies and Systems for Digitising Industry"
European Commission, DG CONNECT

Egbert Lox

Senior Vice President Government Affairs
UMICORE

Olga Malinkiewicz

CTO
Saule Technologies

Ineke Malsch

Trainer
NANO2ALL project

Nili Mandelblit

Director Aero-Space, Transport, NMP, Research Infrastructures
ISERD - The EU R&D Directorate

Valentina Marino

"Wall-ACE" Project Manager
Vimark

Ignacio Martin

Head of Strategic Partnering
CIRCE Foundation

Grazia Masciandaro

Senior Researcher
CNR - Research Centre

Bruno Mastantuono

Legal Manager & Strategic Advice
Clean Sky 2 Joint Undertaking

Sabelo Mhlanga

Founder and CEO
SabiNano (Pty) Ltd

Petra Milota

Head of the Physico-Technical Testing Service
Federal Office of Metrology and Surveying

Toshiki Nagano

Fellow/Director - Center for Research and Development Strategy
Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST)

Erich Neubauer

Managing Director
RHP-Technology GmbH

Mark Nicklas

Head of Unit “Innovation Policy and Investment for Growth”
European Commission, DG GROW

Àngels Orduña Cao

Executive director
A.SPIRE

Jean-Eric Paquet

Director-General
European Commission, DG Research & Innovation

Amy Peace

Senior Innovation Specialist; SPRING Project Principal Coordinator
Britest Ltd

Manuel Pereira Remelhe

Principal Expert
Bayer AG

Rachel Pettersson

Research Manager
Jernkontoret

Bertrand Piccard

Solar Impulse Foundation

Anneliese Pönninger

Business Development Manager
EV Group

Klaus Pseiner

Managing Director
FFG - Austrian Research Promotion Agency, Vienna

Andrey V. Ragulya

National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine

Alessandro Rainoldi

Head of the Territorial Development Unit
Joint Research Centre, Directorate B – Growth and Innovation, European Commission

Bernd Reichert

Head of Unit
European Commission, EASME

Andreas Reichhardt

Secretary-General; Vice-Minister for Innovation und Telecommunication
Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology of the Republic of Austria

Katja Reppel

Deputy Head of the Unit for smart and sustainable growth
European Commission, DG REGIO

Shahab Resalati

Senior Lecturer in Building Physics and Climate Change
Oxford Brookes University

Yves Samson

Deputy Director for physics
CEA fundamental research division

Saeed Sarkar

Full Professor, School of Medicine, Physics and Biomedical Engineering Dep.
Tehran University of Medical sciences (TUMS)

Anne-Marie Sassen

Deputy Head of Unit
European Commission, DG CONNECT

Edgardo Saucedo

Catalonia Institute for Energy Research

Burkhard Schafer

Professor for Computational Legal Theory & Director of the SCRIPT Centre for IT and IP Law
University of Edinburgh

Bernadette Ségol

Former Secretary-General
European Trade Union Confederation

Lucilla Sioli

Director for "Artificial Intelligence and Digital Industry"
European Commission, DG CONNECT

Lutz Sparowitz

TU Graz and Wörle Sparowitz Ingenieure

Fabrice Stassin

Managing Director EMIRI & Manager EU Government Affairs Umicore
Energy Materials Industrial Research Initiative (EMIRI)

Jörn Stenger

Member of the Presidential Board, MP
Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB)

Ariane Thomas

Director Strategic Development Operations
L'Oreal Group

Rajnish Tiwari

Senior Research Fellow
Hamburg University of Technology

Hermann Tribukait

Mexico Energy R&D Innovation Funds &
Mission Innovation Task Force Leader (Mexico, IC6)

Eugenia (Éva) Valsami-Jones

Project coordinator
Nanoscience NanoMILE & ACEnano

Luc Van den Berghe

Project Manager – Market Perspectives and Innovation
CEN-CENELEC

Greet Van Eetvelde

Group head of Energy & Innovation Policy
INEOS Group

Ana Vella

Senior Executive - Business Advisory and Support
Malta Business Bureau

Riikka Virkkunen

Co-Chair
Factories of the Future

Klaus-Michael Weltring

Managing Director
Bioanalytik Münster e. V.

Veronika Wilk

Scientist
Center for Energy Sustainable Thermal Energy Systems; AIT Austrian Institute of Technology

Michael Wiesmüller

Head of Department ICT, Manufacturing and Nanotechnologies (III/i5)
Austrian Federal Ministry of Transport, Innovation and Technology (BMVIT)
Welcome & opening day 2 + Final wrap-up and ending

Lucyna Woźniak

Vice rector for Science and International Affairs and Head of Department
Medical University of Lodz and member of the Lamy group

Tao Zhang

Professor & Vice President
Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)

Alena Zukersteinova

Acting Head of Department for Skills and Labour Market
European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop)