StandUp interactive workshop on solar energy

Dear member of the STandUP for ENERGY community,

Welcome to an interactive workshop on solar energy, which is hosted by Marika Edoff and Charlotte Platzer Björkman, both professors at the Department of Engineering Sciences, Solid State Electronics, Uppsala University. The overall aim of the workshop is bringing together research groups in the field of solar energy and providing a forum for sharing knowledge and exchanging ideas.

Please register as soon as possible, but no later than August 29 at the following link:

Date:            Thursday September 1, 2016, 12:00-16:30
Venue:        A 241, BioCentrum, Campus Ultuna, SLU,
Address:     Almas Allé 5, Uppsala

Preliminary agenda

11:45-12:00                    Registration

12:00-13:00                    Joint lunch with researchers and company representatives participating in “Solfokus”, which STUNS is organizing in conjunction with the STandUP for Energy workshop

13:00-13:15                    Introduction and presentation of STandUP for Energy

13:15-13:45                    The Versatility of Mesoscopic Solar Cells, Anders Hagfeldt, École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne EPFL, Switzerland

13:45-14:00                    Overview of the two new solar cell framework projects funded by SSF, Gerrit Boschloo and Charlotte Platzer Björkman, Uppsala University

14:00-14:15                    Collaborative projects and initiatives at STUNS, Simon Strandberg and Hans Nyhlén

14:15-14:45                    Coffee break

14:45-16:15                    Short popular presentations interspersed with round-table discussions – PhD students and post docs give a no more than 2 minute presentation of their ongoing projects, which you will have an opportunity to ask questions about and immerse yourself in during the subsequent roundtables

16:15-16:30                    Summing-up, Marika Edoff, Uppsala University

We are looking forward to seeing you all!

Marika Edoff and Charlotte Platzer-Björkman

as well as the STandUP coordinator group: Kristina Edström, Carmen Medina, Helene Lundkvist, Olga Kordas, Cajsa Bartusch, Sandra Eriksson and Gunnar Hellström


STandUP for ENERGY is a state funded research program with the aim of developing renewable and sustainable energy systems and technologies for the benefit of society and business. Particularly prioritized subject fields are hybrid or electric vehicles and cost efficient solutions for general electricity consumption The program comprises research groups at Uppsala University, KTH, Luleå University of Technology and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. STandUP for ENERGY applies a holistic perspective on the energy system while studying the technical development, taking into consideration the environmental aspects and societal impacts of new technologies.