You are invited to participate in the 10th international Conference on Hybrid and Organic Photovoltaics, from 28 to 31 May 2018. For this 10th anniversary of the HOPV conference we will return to Benidorm at the coast of Allicante, Spain where the conference was first held.

In these past ten years hybrid and organic solar cells have advanced enormously in terms of efficiency, lifetime, and technology and have a true promise to become an important source of renewable energy. In addition, they present fascinating opportunities and challenges for scientific research and technological development. The main topics of this conference are the development, function and modeling of materials and devices for hybrid and organic solar cells, including perovskite solar cells, organic solar cells, quantum dot solar cells, and dye-sensitized solar cells together with their integration into devices for photolelectrochemical water splitting. Building upon success of the previous HOPV conferences, the HOPV 2018 conference will provide an excellent opportunity for scientists and engineers around the world to discuss the latest developments in hybrid and organic photovoltaics.

The conference will be led by world leading invited speakers covering a broad range of the latest scientific advances in morning plenary sessions. The conference encourages presentation of oral as well as poster contributions from scientists from all over the world, which will be presented in four parallel sessions running in the afternoons. Just submit your abstracts before the deadline, which is strict. Special attention is given to the poster contributions.

  • Perovskite solar cells
  • Organic Photovoltaics
  • Photoelectrochemical watersplitting
Venue and Social Dinner

The conference will take place in Benidorm at the Gran Hotel Bali.

It is the most emblematic hotel in Benidorm, as it is the highest hotel in Europe and it is located close at hand from the beautiful Poniente beach. [+]


Social dinner will also be celebrated in venue. More info

Important Dates
Early registration deadline: 28th January 2018
Abstracts submission deadline (oral): 28th January 2018
Abstracts submission deadline (poster): 30th March 2018
Scientific program: 22nd February 2018
Social dinner: 31st May 2018
Conference organizers
Emilio Palomares
Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia and Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats, ES
Rene Janssen
Department of Applied Physics
Eindhoven University of Technology, NL
Aldo Di Carlo
CHOSE - University of Rome
Keynote Speakers
Harald W. Ade
North Carolina State University
Antoni Llobet
Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ), ES
Invited Speakers
Vincent Artero
CEA Grenoble
Laura Herz
University of Oxford, GB
Alex K-Y. Jen
University of Washington, US
Gerasimos Konstantatos
Maria Antonietta Loi
University of Groningen, NL
Iain McCulloch
Imperial College
Mohammad Nazeeruddin
École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne EPFL, CH
He Yan
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, HK
Invited Speakers Sessions
Antonio Abate
Helmholtz Center Berlin for Materials and Energy, DE
Udo Bach
Monash University / CSIRO
Henk Bolink
Universidad de Valencia - ICMol (Institute of Molecular Science), ES
Tracey Clarke
University College London (UCL)
Felix Deschler
University of Cambridge, GB
Monica Lira-Cantu
Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research Center (CI, ES
Dieter Neher
University of Potsdam
Kevin Sivula
École Politechnique Fédérale Lausanne
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