31 May

Women in Science & Engineering Conference

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Last May 18th 2016, our StableNextSol colleague Dr. Beatriz Romero organized the Women in Science & Engineering Conference at Rey Juan Carlos University .

This conference focused on the need to dismantle gender stereotypes and encourage female students to develop scientific and technical careers. Ana Puy, Director of the Women and Science Unit of the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, was one of the invited speakers.

Conference flyer and video1, video2 (in Spanish)

23 May

ISOPHOS 2016 – 11-15 September 2016, Tuscany (Italy)

The 10th edition of the International School on Hybrid and Organic Photovoltaics (ISOPHOS 2016) will be held from the11th till 15th of September 2016 in the wonderful atmosphere of Castiglione della Pescaia (Tuscany, Italy).

The school focuses on recent advances in science and technology of organic and hybrid photovoltaic devices, including perovskites, dye solar cells, polymers, and the use of Graphene and other 2D materials for energy applications.

ISOPHOS is organized by the Centre for Hybrid and Organic Solar Energy (CHOSE), ENEA and Cicci Research with the sponsorship of the European COST Action StableNextSol, the European Graphene Flagship, the EU CHEOPS and CHEETAH projects, the EU ITN Destiny project, the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA) and the italian projects PRIN-Aquasol and “Research on innovative photovoltaic technologies” funded by the Italian Ministry of Economic Development.

Confirmed School Speakers:

•JULIAN BURSCHKA (Merck group, Germany)
•MATTHIAS AUF DER MAUR (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy)
•MARISKA DE WILD-SCHOLTEN (SmartGreenScans, Netherlands)
•MÓNICA LIRA-CANTÚ (Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Spain)
•LUCIO CINÁ (Center of Hybrid and Organic Solar Energy, Italy)
•GERRIT BOSCHLOO (Uppsala University, Sweden)
•BJÖRN NIESEN (EPFL, Switzerland)

Grants for participation to the School are available.
See ISOPHOS 2016 webpage for additional details.

The Organizing committee
Aldo Di Carlo, Paola Delli Veneri, Francesca Brunetti, Thomas M. Brown

06 Apr

Workshop on lifetime and stability of hybrid and organic devices

The Workshop on lifetime and stability of hybrid and organic devices, that will take place in Paris (FR), 21-22 April 2016, is co-organized and features contributions of several StableNextSol members.

The aim of the workshop is to discuss common strategies and solutions for improving the lifetime and stability of organic devices and hybrid systems such as perovskite.

Important dates and information in the workshop webpage

29 Feb

5th MC/4th WG Meeting, 21-22 April 2016 Bratislava (SK)

The 5th MC Meeting / 4th WG Meeting of our StableNextSol COST Action will take place in Bratislava (Slovakia) 21st-22nd April 2016, together with the “New trends in Solar Cells” Conference. All MC Members, STSM beneficiaries and speakers attending should have received the e-COST invitation. A budget of up to 700€ has been allocated to travel to the Meeting.



  • Meeting venue: Lindler Hotel Gallery Central, Metodova 4, 82108 Bratislava (Slovakia) – info
  • Meeting agenda
  • Transportation expenses: 310€ maximum (Invoices/tickets needed)
  • Hotel: 110€/night, maximum of 3 nights (flat-rate)
  • Meals: 20€/meal, maximum of 3 meals (flat-rate)


For any question, contact us

Looking forward to seeing you in Bratislava!

  • COST is supported by the
    EU Framework Programme Horizon 2020

  • COST - European Cooperation in Science and Technology
  • Institut Català de Nanociència i Nanotecnologia - ICN2