News and events

2022-09-11 

IEEE NAP 2022 - Presentation of recent results on electrospinning, 11-13 September 2022, Krakow, Poland.

Oral presentation
Silvia Schintke, Léonard Troesch, Stefan del Rossi, and Eleonora Frau "Large Area Fabrication of Bio-Sourced Polymer Nanofibers for Food Packaging Applications" - poster presentation Silvia Schintke.


2022-07-11 

FIT4NANO 2022 - Presentation of recent results on plasma surface interactions, 11-13 July 2022, Krakow, Poland.

Poster presentation
Matthias Vesco, Stefan del Rossi, Eleonora Frau, and Silvia Schintke "Plasma treatment and electrowetting on polymer thin films and nanofiber membranes" - poster presentation Silvia Schintke.


2022-07-05 

Swiss Nano Convention 2022 - Presentation of recent results on nanoparticle biofluid ineractions, 05-06 July 2022, Fribourg, Switzerland.

Poster presentation
Silvia Schintke and Eleonora Frau "Modulated 3D cross-correlation Dynamic Light Scattering for Optical Biosensing and Time-Dependent Monitoring of Nanoparticle Biofluid interactions" - poster presentation Silvia Schintke.


2022-03-22 

LOPEC 2022 - Presentation of recent results on nanoparticle ink patterning and mapping, 22-24 March 2022, Messe Munich, Germany.

Oral presentation
Manuel von Hinten and Silvia Schintke "Printing process and system design for magnetic nanoparticle ink patterning and mapping" - oral presentation Silvia Schintke.


2021-12-09 

ERASMUS Mundus Master Chemical NanoEngineering - Course topics "Scanning Probe Microscopy" and "Plasmonic Nanoparticles", 9-10 December 2021, Rome, Italy.

Invited course topics
Silvia Schintke.


2021-09-27 

Eu-F-N / FIT4NANO 2021 - Presentation of recent results on polymer fiber membranes at the Eu-F-N / FIT4NANO workshop 2021, 27-30 September 2021, Vienna, Austria.

Poster presentation
Vladimir Sanchez, Eleonora Frau, Lilia Castro Nicolli, and Silvia Schintke "Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Treatment of Polymer Nanofiber Membranes and Thin Films" - poster presentation Silvia Schintke.


2021-09-12 

EUROMAT2021 - Oral presentation at the on-line conference EUROMAT 2021, 12-16 September 2021, Virtual.

Oral presentations in the session Synthesis and Applications of Functional Materials
lilia Castro Nicolli, Chahrazad Benbalit, Eleonora Frau, Andrzej Kurenda, Carrol Plummer, Daniel Tran, and Silvia Schintke"Design and fabrication of flexible transparent electrode membranes and self supporting thin film electrodes for biosignal monitoring" - oral presentation Silvia Schintke.


2021-05-09 

THERMEC2021 - Oral presentations at the online conference THERMEC 2021, 1-5 June 2021, Graz, Austria - The conference was postponed from 2020 to 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic situation.

Our oral presentations are featuring results from our recent publications:
1. Chahrazad Benbalit, Olivera Scheuber, Eleonora Frau, and Silvia Schintke, "Fabrication of Silver-Nanowire/PVDF Self-Supporting Thin Flexible Electrode Membranes", Materials Science Forum 1016, 1272-1279 (2021). ISSN 1662-9752 Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland. - accepted 2020-04-07, online 2021-01-05." - oral presentation Silvia Schintke.

2. Chahrazad Benbalit, Eleonora Frau, Olivera Scheuber, and Silvia Schintke, "Metal-Free and Carbon-Free Flexible Self-Supporting Thin Film Electrodes", Materials Science Forum 1016, 1264-1271 (2021). ISSN 1662-9752 Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland. - accepted 2020-05-25, online 2021-01-05". - oral presentation Chahrazad Benbalit.


2021-03-24 

LOPEC2021 - Oral presentations at the online conference LOPEC, xxx March 2021, Munich, Germany.

Oral presentation in the session Printing conducting inks II:
Manuel von Hinten, Olivera Scheuber, Eleonora Frau, and Silvia Schintke, "Laser assisted nano- and micropatterning of confined nanoparticle ink layers: process and patterning system" -oral presentation Silvia Schintke.


2020-10-07 

ILMAC 2020 - Invited poster at the exhibition booth of the BioAlps cluster, 7-8 October 2020, Lausanne, Switzerland.

invited poster presentation:
the laboratory COMATEC-LANS exhibits a poster "Towards Standards for light scattering studies of protein stability and nanoparticle-protein interactions" and represents the transversal group Health Engineering & Economics of HEIG-VD on the booth of BioAlps.


2020-07-21 

ICTON 2020 - Invited oral presentations at the conference ICTON 2020, 19-23 July 2020, Bari, Italy - The conference took place online due to COVID-19 pandemic situation.

1. Eleonora Frau, Yipeng Zhang, Lydie Viau, Florian Jurin, Cédric Buron, Claudine Filiâtre, and Silvia Schintke "Inkjet Printable ZnO/PEDOT:PSS Heterojunction for Thin Flexible Semi-Transparent Optoelectronic Sensors" - invited talk Silvia Schintke.

2. Eleonora Frau and Silvia Schintke "Towards Standards for Light Scattering Studies of Protein Stability and Nanoparticle-Protein Interactions" - invited talk Eleonora Frau.


2020-03-24 

LOPEC 2020 - Oral presentation at the conference LOPEC 2020, 24-26 March 2020, Messe Munich, Germany - The event was cancelled by the organizers due to COVID-19 pandemic situation.

Oral presentation in the session Processes II: Processes for printed electronics
Silvia Schintke.

The conference was postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic situation.


2020-03-13 

Public open Day HEIG-VD, 13 March 2020, Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland

Exhibition stands and laboratory visits

The event was cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic situation.


2020-02-04 

Innovation: de l'espace à la terre - R&D event innovaud `HEIG-VD at swiss aeropole', 4 February 2020, Payerne, Switzerland

Poster & exhibition stand
Silvia Schintke and Eleonora Frau.


2019-11-27 

Glassprint 2019 - Oral presentation and exhibition stand at the conference Glassprint 2019, 27-28 November 2019, Düsseldorf, Germany

Oral presentation
Silvia Schintke.


2019-10-16 

ERASMUS Mundus Master Chemical NanoEngineering - Course topics "Scanning Probe Microscopy" and "Plasmonic Nanoparticles", 16-18 October 2019, Rome, Italy.

Invited course topics
Silvia Schintke.


2019-09-01 

EUROMAT 2019 - Invited presentation at the conference Euromat 2019, 1-5 September 2019, Stockholm, Sweden

Invited presentation
Silvia Schintke.


2019-07-09 

ICTON 2019 - Invited presentations at the conference ICTON 2019, 9-13 July 2019, Angers, France

Laser induced surface modifications for inkjet printing and coating
Olivera Scheuber, Eleonora Frau, and Silvia Schintke. - invited talk Silvia Schintke

Characterization of biological liquids by modulated 3D cross-correlation dynamic light scattering
Eleonora Frau and Silvia Schintke. - invited talk Eleonora Frau


2019-06-18 

EPHJ-EPMT-SMT 2019 "Salon International Leader de la Haute Précision - Horlogerie-Joaillerie, Microtechnologies, Medtech" EPHJ-EPMT-SMT, 18-21 June 2019, Palexpo Geneva, Switzerland.- Visit us at the HES-SO exhibition stand K134 (Halle 2 / sector Medtech village), where we expose recent projects together with the group Health, Engineering and Economics of HEIG-VD.


2019-06-06 

Swiss Medtech Day - Visit us at the exhibition stand of HEIG-VD at the Swiss Medtech Day, 6 June 2019, Bern, Switzerland: Together with the group Health, Engineering and Economics of HEIG-VD we expose recent projects.


2019-06-05 

Swiss Food Research Meeting and Workshop - invited presentation at the 7th meeting of the Innovationgroup Packaging, 05 June 2019, Zurich, Switzerland

Electrospinning for advanced foodpackaging solutions
Silvia Schintke.


2019-03-19 

LOPEC 2019 - Oral presentation at the conference LOPEC 2019, 19-21 March 2019, Munich, Germany

Oral presentation in the session Processes II: Processes for printed electronics
Silvia Schintke.


  2019-03-15 

Public open day at HEIG-VD "Plus haut, plus fort, plus agile". Exhibition stands & demonstration experiments from 14h00 to 20h00.


2019-02-08 

JNCASR Bangalore / swissnex India - Invited seminar presentation, 8 February 2019, at the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Jakkur, Bangalore, India

Invited presentation: Inkjet printable electrodes and applications
- invited talk Silvia Schintke


2019-02-04 to 2019-02-07 

SSpro 2019 - Invited presentation and workshop animations at the Winter School SSpro 2019 "Surface Science and Probes", 4-7 February 2019, IISER Thiruvananthapuram School of Physics, India

Workshops for PhD students and researchers: 1. Thin Film deposition and characterization; 2. Scanning Probe Microscopy techniques

Invited presentation: Inkjet printable electrodes and applications
- invited talk Silvia Schintke; - invited workshop organization and animation - Silvia Schintke and Eleonora Frau