You can find below the BET-EU news:

BET-EU seminar on "Critical Raw Materials, a challenge to R&D and Innovation"

The next BET-EU seminar on "Critical Raw Materials, a challenge to R&D and Innovation" with Prof. Dr. Etienne Bouyer (CEA – France) will take place on February 8 (Thursday), 2018 | 9:30 at Anfiteatro Leopoldo Guimarães - Ed. CENIMAT. Join the event or watch online at

You can find more on the seminar in the downloadable file.

Monday, February 5, 2018
Next BET-EU workshop on 3 November on printing processes for organic photovoltaics and transistors

The next BET-EU workshop is on 3 November (Friday) at 15:30 in Lisbon at the Anfiteatro Ed. UNINOVA, given by Dr. Marja Vilkman from VTT, Finland. The event is focused on Printed and flexible electronics research at VTT, most specifically on printing processes for organic photovoltaics and transistors. Read more on it in our downloadable presentation. For those that would like to follow the event online, livestreaming is available on

Thursday, November 2, 2017
Next BET-EU webinar on device-circuit interactions by the University of Cambridge

The next BET-EU webinar will take place on 20 July 2017 at 10.00 (UK time). Prof. Arokia Nathan, the Chair of Photonic Systems and Displays in the Department of Engineering and Director of the Hetero-Genesys Laboratory of the University of Cambridge from the University of Cambridge, will talk about on device-circuit interactions. The participation in the event is free. More on this is in the "Events" section of this website under "Virtual Training Courses".

Thursday, July 13, 2017
Lack of market is a main obstacle to commercialization of printed electronics systems, concluded by the first BET-EU summer school

The first BET-EU summer school and workshop on “Printed Electronics: Boosting Innovation for New Materials to Various Applications” was held successfully on 24 May 2017 in Strasbourg, France, as a satellite event of the EMR-S Spring 2017 annual meeting of the European Materials Research Society.

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
BET-EU co-organises workshop: Printed electronics: boosting innovation for new materials to various applications

BET-EU, EIT Raw Materials and EMR-S are organizing the workshop "Printed electronics: boosting innovation for new materials to various applications" to discuss on the innovative materials in the area of printed electronics, their application potential, new production technologies and recyclability aspects. The workshop, which constitutes the first BET-EU summer school, will take place on 24 May 2017 and is embedded in the EMRS Spring Conference in Strasbourg, France.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Symposium on Paper electronics: from materials to applications

A symposium with the title: Paper electronics: from materials to applications will be organized on 23 May, in Strasbourg, France within the framework of the 2017 E-MRS Spring Meeting and Exhibit. This dedicated event will be hosted by Antonio José Felix de CARVALHO (Universidade de São Paulo), Rodrigo MARTINS (FCT – UNL; member of the BET-EU coordination team), Ari ALASTALO (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland; member of BET-EU) and David GUERIN (Centre Technique du Papier). The symposium will cover several hot topics, including:
- Cellulose, biopolymers and composites

Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Open Call in the frame of BET-EU Project: Summer School on Substitution and Sustainability. Deadline 24 March, 2017

PhD students connected to the i3N hub and partner institutions can apply to participate in the IDS-FunMat_Inno Summer School to be held in FCT-UNL, Caparica – Portugal. This event will be organized in the frame of the EIT KIC Raw Materials, in 23-27 April 2017.
You can find more information on the application requirements and the program here.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Webinar on Horizon 2020 and Portugal 2020 available for watching

On 22 February, Dora Fazekas and Susana Figueiredo, from SPI, presented a webinar on Portuguese and European funding programs, highlighting opportunities for researchers on Horizon 2020 and Portugal 2020. Watch the presentation here.

Monday, March 6, 2017