The Year of Light brought Anders Hagfeldt from EPFL, Switzerland (photovoltaics), Serdar Sariciftci from Johannes Kepler University, Austria (polymeric photovoltaics) and Hele Savin from Aalto University, Finland (Silicon photovoltaics) as speakers to Jyväskylä.These specialists participated also on Thursday afternoon on open The Year of the light - panel discussion; Future of solar electricity together with Jukka Leskelä, Finnish Energy Industries and Markus Andersen, NAPS Solar Systems Inc. The panel attracted some locals outside the field of nanoscience, too.
The topics of the Nanoscience Days seminars present a balanced overview of new results, emerging trends and perspectives in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology. The seminar provides an interdisciplinary forum for presenting and discussing fundamental and technological developments. The participation is free but registration is required, though. The ten year anniversary of Nanoscience Days was celebrated In 2014.