Symposium on European PV Research Infrastructures
INES (National Solar Energy Institute), France, January 22, 2015
This symposium was organized as the final event of the SOPHIA project.
104 participants from 75 organisations (industry, research and ministries), from 23 countries attended the symposium.
Some journalists participated (PV Magazine, PV Tech and Recharge) and reported about this symposium:
Besides the outcomes of the SOPHIA projects, strategic directions of solar research in Europe have been debated.
All Presentations can be downloaded by clicking on the title or on the slide on the right hand side.
Session I: The EU R&D framework in the field of solar photovoltaics
Moderator: Philippe Malbranche (CEA-INES), project coordinator
Session II: Main achievements of the SOPHIA project for researchers and industrial companies
Moderator: Iver Lauermann (HZB)
Presentation of Michael Köhl (Franhofer-ISA)
Presentation of Wilhelm Warta (Fraunhofer-ISE)
Session III: Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda (SRIA)
Moderator: Nigel Taylor (DG-JRC, EC)
The EC Integrated Roadmap regarding photovoltaics
Presentation of Paul Verhoef (DG RTD, EC, Head of the Renewable Energy Unit)
Presentation of Jan Kroon (ECN)
Presentation of Jean-Pierre Joly (INES)
Presentation of Joao Serra (Univ. of Lisbon)
Presentation of Tom Markvart (Southampton Univ.)
Session IV: Role of regions and member states for research infrastructures’ development
Moderator: Greg Arrowsmith (EUREC)