Programme structure of the 8th NRW Nano Conference

Day 1: Wednesday, 21st November 2018

All-day: Poster Exhibition
All-day: Exhibition
09:30Opening of the Exhibition
from 10:30Opening of the 8th NRW Nano-Conference
Greeting and presentation: Dr.-Ing. Harald Cremer, Cluster NMWP.NRW

Karl-Uwe Bütof
, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy

Thomas Westphal, Economic Development Agency Dortmund
10:50-12:40Plenary Talk:
Prof. Dr. Tommaso Calarco
, Director Institute for Complex Quantum Systems, University of Ulm

Keynote 1:
Prof. Julia R. Greer, Ph.D.
, Professor of Materials Science, Mechanics, and Medical Engineering, California Institute of Technology

Keynote 2:
Prof. Dr. Adrian M. Ionescu
, Director Laboratory of Micro/Nanoelectronic Devices (NANOLAB), Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne
12:40-14:30Lunch BreakBusiness Pitches (13:30 - 14:15)
14:30-16:00Energy Efficiency (part 1)

Chair: Dr. Felix Müller, Evonik Industries AG

Invited talk: Nanostructured Halide Perovskites: Challenges and Potentials for Optoelectronic and Photocatalytic Applications, PD Dr. Harun Tüysüz, Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung (25 + 5 minutes)

  • Dielectric nanostructures for light harvesting, Prof. Dr. Martina Schmid, University of Duisburg-Essen

  • New Material Properties using Light Induced Structural Generation and Transformation of Nanoscale Functional Layer, Dirk Hauschild, LIMO GmbH

  • Scalable laser synthesis of active and stable nanoparticles for heterogeneous catalysis, Dr. Galina Marzun, University of Duisburg-Essen

duration: each 17 + 3 minutes
Characterisation & Simulation: Enablers for Nanotechnology and Materials (part 1)

Chair: Dr. Birgit Hagenhoff, tascon GmbH

Invited talk: From electrons to materials properties, Prof. Dr. Ralf Drautz, ICAMS, RUB Bochum (25 + 5 minutes)


  • Synthesis of Single Layer Tantalum Disulfide on Gold, Daniela Dombrowski, University of Münster

  • Realtime process analysis for the continuous synthesis of colloidal nanoparticles, Dr. Ralph Sperling, Fraunhofer IMM

  • Using infrared near-field spectroscopy to analyse the interplay of defects and charge carriers in resistive switching on the nm-scale, Martin Lewin, RWTH Aachen

duration: each 17 + 3 minutes
Start-up Session (part 1)ROCKET - Cross-border KET projects (part 1)

Chair: Ilka Meisel, MWIDE NRW

  • ROCKET at a glance, Alex van Geldrop, OostNL and Dirk Kalinwoski, Cluster NMWP.NRW

  • SAILPro - Safe and Amplified Industrial Laser PROcessing, Sebastian Kohsakowski, University of Duisburg-Essen and Sietse van der Linden, University of Twente

  • Antibacterial materials
    Application of scientific findings in reality – on the example of a ROCKET-project on antibacterial ceramic
    , Prof. Dr. Gregor Luthe, Smart Material Printing

  • SuperSurf - Super precision Surface Measurement
    System for Fuel Cells
    , Manuel Rudersdorf, ZBT GmbH

  • FAST-PHARMA – Development of a FAST microGC analyzer for PHARMaceutical Applications, Vincent Spiering, Qmicro B.V.

duration: each 12 + 3 minutes
16:00-16:30Coffee Break
16:30-17:30Energy Efficiency (part 2)

Chair: Dr. Guido Bonati, LIMO GmbH

  • Luminescent borate glass ceramics for white LED applications, Juliane Steinbrück, South Westphalia University of Applied Sciences

  • Advanced nanostructured catalyst materials for application in PEM fuel cells, Pit Podleschny, Westphalian University of Applied Sciences

  • Mechanochemistry – sustainable chemical reactions, Dr. Birgit Funk, Zoz GmbH

duration: each 17 + 3 minutes
Characterisation & Simulation: Enablers for Nanotechnology and Materials (part 2))

Chair: Prof. Dr. Thomas Kuhlbusch, Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA)


  • Detection and characterization of nanoparticles via stimuli-induced heating, Dr. Christoph Geers, NanoLockin GmbH

  • Helium Ion Microscopy: Imaging and Lithography with Nanometer Precision, Dr. Andre Beyer, Bielefeld University

  • ToF-SIMS as a Powerful Tool for the Nanocharacterisation of Materials, Dr. Daniel Breitenstein, tascon GmbH

duration: each 17 + 3 minutes
Start-up Session (part 2)ROCKET - Cross-border KET projects (part 2)

Chair: Ilka Meisel, MWIDE NRW

  • TraHySens - Transfermolding of nanostructured hydrogen sensors, Dr. Dieter Ostermann, neo hydrogen sensors GmbH

  • Elasto-Tweezers: A novel platform for high-precision cell elasticity measurements, Sebastian Knust, Bielefeld University

  • iCoat - Intermittent Coating, Nico Meyer, Coatema Coating Machinery GmbH

  • HoDSimVal - A tool for extreme material saving combined with extreme lightweight and extreme forming freedom, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Hirsch, HoDforming GmbH

duration: each 12 + 3 minutes
17:30-18:30Poster SessionBusiness Pitches (18:00 - 18:30)
19:00-21:30Networking Event with Award Ceremony "Best Exhibitor Award"

Day 2: Thursday, 22nd November 2018

from 09:00Registration
All-day: Poster Exhibition
All-day: Exhibition
09:30-10:40Electronics & Optoelectronics (part 1)

Chair: Prof. Dr. Detlev Grützmacher, Forschungszentrum Jülich

Invited talk: Printed and flexible Electronics, Prof. Dr. Klaus Meerholz, COPT.Center, University of Cologne (25 + 5 minutes)


  • Commercialisation of Graphene Photonics for Ultrafast Optical Communication Infrastructure, Dr. Daniel Schall, AMO GmbH

  • High-Speed nanowire LEDs for polymer optical fibre and free-space communication, Prof. Dr. Nils Weimann, University of Duisburg-Essen

duration: each 17 + 3 minutes
Health & Medicine (part 1)

Chair: Dr. Holger Winter, CeNTech GmbH

Invited talk: From treatment to prevention: eradication of the metabolic syndrome, Dr. Paul H. Smit, BioVolt (25 + 5 minutes)

  • Production of nanoparticles by low pressure plasma, and illustration of their potential use in medicine, Prof. Stephane Lucas, Ph.D., University of Namur

  • DNA Hydrogels for Biomedical Applications, Dr. Gilbert Nöll, University of Siegen

duration: each 17 + 3 minutes
Functional Surfaces (part 1)

Chair: t.b.a.

Invited talk: N.N. (25 + 5 minutes)


  • From FIB to advanced FIB Nanofabrication: True 3D, multi ion species and large area nanopatterning, Dr. Frank Nouvertne, Raith GmbH

  • Functional Surfaces on 3D-Parts by Nanostructuring with Ultrafast Lasers, Dr. Arnold Gillner, Fraunhofer ILT, und Kai Winands, Fraunhofer IPT

duration: each 17 + 3 minutes
LEITMARKT.NRW Session (part 1)

Chair: Dr. Ulrich Sydlik, MULNV NRW

Project talks on

  • EHoLA - Property-optimised wood composites for the ecological lightweight construction of automobiles, Prof. Dr. Thomas Tröster, Paderborn University - LiA
  • LHybS - Lightweight design by novel hybrid materials, Alan A. Camberg, Paderborn University - LiA
  • KuMag - Development of hybrid plastic/ magnesium composites for ultra-lightweight applications, Dr. Karl-Heinz Lindner, TWI GmbH
  • FilaMem - Development of biofunctional hybrid membranes for long-term implant materials, Dr.-Ing. Hermann Monstadt, Phenox GmbH
  • pHMed - Microgel-functionalized PLA-filaments with pH-optimized degradation behaviour, Georg Paar, Institut für Textiltechnik RWTH Aachen

duration: each 12 + 3 minutes
10:40-11:40Coffee BreakPoster Session
11:40-12:40Electronics & Optoelectronics (part 2)

Chair: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Max Lemme, AMO GmbH


  • Current status of MOCVD Production Technology, Prof. Dr. Michael Heuken, AIXTRON SE

  • Strain control of exciton-phonon coupling in transition metal dichalcogenide monolayers, Iris Niehues, University of Münster

  • On-Chip Waveguide Coupling of Single-Photon Emitters in a Two-Dimensional Semiconductor, Dr. Steffen Michaelis de Vasconcellos, University of Münster

duration: each 17 + 3 minutes
Health & Medicine (part 2)

Chair: Dr. Holger Winter, CeNTech GmbH


  • L-Aptamers immobilised on Carbon Nanomembranes (CNMs) as Ultra-sensitive Biosensing Platform, Dr. Nikolaus Meyerbröker, CNM-Technologies GmbH

  • Quantification and biodistribution analysis of 57Fe-enriched iron oxide nanoparticles by means of LA-ICP-MS and MRI, Prof. Dr. Uwe Karst, University of Münster

  • Modelling nanoparticle uptake and intracellular transport into cells and barriers, Dr. Christoffer Åberg, University of Groningen

duration: each 17 + 3 minutes
Functional Surfaces (part 2)

Chair: t.b.a.


  • Nanostructured multiphase coatings for wear reduction under thermal load conditions, Hanno Paschke, Fraunhofer IST

  • Adding advanced functional properties to nanoparticles via low-pressure plasma coating, Prof. Stephane Lucas, Ph.D., University of Namur

  • Electroless nickel dispersion coatings for tool and component wear protection, Dr. Jessica Schindhelm, VDEh-Betriebsforschungs-institut GmbH (BFI)

duration: each 17 + 3 minutes
LEITMARKT.NRW Session (part 2)

Chair: Dr. Christiane Fricke, MKW NRW

Project talks on

  • Structured zinc (oxide) layers - Combination of electrochemically produced microstructured zinc coatings and nanostructured zinc oxide coatings as environmentally friendly coating systems, Dr. Ingo Klüppel, Dörken MKS Systeme GmbH & Co. KG
  • Stainless spring-loaded connecting elements, Martin Lindner, University of Siegen
  • InHyb - An intrinsic hybrid composite for cyclically stressed components, Prof. Dr. Robert Brandt, University of Siegen
  • FunALD - Generation of functional ultrathin materials by atomic layer deposition for the next generation of nanosystems technology, Dr. Dorothee Dietz, Fraunhofer IMS

duration: each 12 + 3 minutes
Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart
, Minister for Economic Affairs, Innovation, Digitalization and Energy
13:00-13:15Award Ceremony "Best Poster Award"
13:15-14:45Lunch BreakBusiness Pitches (13:45 - 14:30)
14:45-15:25Keynote 3:
Dr. Jaap Haartsen
, Father of Bluetooth: Inventor and expert in the area of wireless technologies
15:30-16:40Electronics & Optoelectronics (part 3)

Chair: Prof. Dr. Manfred Bayer, TU Dortmund University

  • Lateral anodic self-oxidation and investigation of the electrical potential drop in circular 2D-nanofilm processors, Maximilian Deutsch, University of Münster

  • Playing LEGO with two-dimensional materials: the effect of stacking on the electronic properties of heterostructures of group-III monochalcogenides, Dr. Juliana Morbec, University of Duisburg-Essen

  • Optical Probing of Charge Carrier Dynamics in Layered SbI3, Alexander Merker, University of Siegen

duration: each 17 + 3 minutes
Regulations, Safety & Societal Acceptance

Chair: Prof. Dr. Elke Dopp, University of Essen

Invited talk: Inhalation toxicity of nanoparticles – Experimental results and concepts for grouping, PD Dr. Robert Landsiedel, BASF SE (25 + 5 minutes)


  • The Malta Initiative – A European Action to Develop and Amend OECD Technical Guidelines for Testing of Nanomaterials, Dr. Elisabeth Heunisch, Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA)

  • Fate of nanomaterials in municipal waste, Dr. Burkhard Stahlmecke, Institute for Energy and Environmental Technology – IUTA e.V.

duration: each 17 + 3 minutes
Fibres & Composites

Chair: Prof. Dr. Jeanette Orlowsky, TU Dortmund University

Invited talk: Future of Fibres & Composites - Lightweight or Digitilization?, Prof. Dr. Thomas Gries, Institut für Textiltechnik RWTH Aachen (25 + 5 minutes)


  • Development of graphene-modified multifilament yarns for versatile utilisation in textiles, Dr. Benjamin Weise, Maastricht University

  • Ferromagnetic nanofiber-guided magnetic signal processing, Prof. Tomasz Blachowicz, Ph.D., Silesian University of Technology

duration: each 17 + 3 minutes
LEITMARKT.NRW Session (part 3)

Chair: Dr. Norbert von Thienen, MWIDE NRW

Project talks on

  • HEA2D - Production, Properties and Applications of 2D Nanomaterials, Prof. Dr. Michael Heuken, AIXTRON SE
  • HipE - Highly innovative pixelated phosphors for laser-based emissions in headlamps, Dr.-Ing. Philip Stroop, HELLA GmbH & Co. KGaA
  • PeroBOOST - Towards effective, lead-free, perovskite-based solar cells for the energy transition, Dr. Bert Geyer, COPT.Center, University of Cologne
  • HiTecMass - Efficient mass production of micro-optic high-technology modules, Marvin Berger, Fraunhofer IPT
  • PhotonFlex - Photonic process chain for the production of flexible organic solar cells in roll to roll process, Thomas Exlager, COATEMA Coating Machinery GmbH

duration: each 12 + 3 minutes
17:00End of the 8th NRW Nano Conference


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