Conference - Czech-German Scientific Conference on Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials

16-17/05/2019, CEITEC BUT Brno, Czech Republic    

The Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports of the Czech Republic (MEYS) and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research of Germany (BMBF) co-organised the Czech-German Scientific Conference on Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials, held on 16th and 17th May 2019 in the premises of the Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC) in Brno, Czech Republic.

The conference was arranged as a 2-day lunch-to-lunch event for up to 150 participants, providing a platform for strategy debates on research, technology development and innovation in the fields of nanotechnologies and advanced materials. Scientists, researchers, entrepreneurs and innovators were invited to take part in the conference.

An overview of the latest developments in research and innovation policy in the Czech Republic and Germany was framing the conference, followed by 4 parallel panel sessions – focused on the topics of advanced nanotechnologies, lightweight functional materials, Mobility 4.0 and Industry 4.0, and research infrastructures – thus bringing together research and business communities for discussions on extending the frontiers of research, promoting the public-private partnerships and scaling-up of companies aimed at the commercialisation of expertise deriving from the respective scientific fields.