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Thank you……

to all those delegates and participants who attended and made the International Congress on Materials and Renewable Energy, MRE 2013 a great and memorable success in Athens, Greece during 1-3 July 2013.  

Delegates from more than 30 countries who sent their abstracts and presented a real and meaningful cutting edge research in recent times.  The development in the renewable energy sector means momentum is growing internationally for renewable alternatives such as hydrogen, biomass, photo voltaics, hydro etc.  

A special note of acknowledgement to all Plenary, invited speakers and Sponsors and Partners for their invaluable contribution to the world of Materials and Renewable Energy research.

Plenary Speakers:

Prof. Andreas Züttel (EMPA Materials Science & Technology, Switzerland)

Prof. Mercouri G. Kanatzidis (Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois, USA)

Dr. D. Niarchos (NCSR 'Demokritos', Greece)

Dr. Kwo-hsiung Young (Ovonic Division at BASF, Rochester Hills, Michigan, USA)

Due to the recent huge success of MRE 2013, there will be 2nd International Congress on Materials and Renewable Energy, MRE 2014 in Greece, venue and date to be confirmed. The MRE 2014 will see range of additional plenary presenters, exhibition from senior collaborators, research students, Industrial exhibition, short technical courses and more importantly a discussion panel on new and emerging trends of Renewable Energy from leading experts.

Looking forward to welcome you there!

Chair:  Professor Elias Durian

Provost and Director of Research at The University of Bolton - UK

Smart Materials and Energy Harvesting Author - PatioMate

Co-Chair: Dr. Sofoklis Damradia

University of Western Macedonia & NCSR 'Demokritos' - Greece

Materials and Processes on Exothermic Technology

Bio Elias Durian Dr. Sofoklis
Abstract Venue


The 5* InterContinental Hotel close to the centre of Athens - Greece

Poster Competition

Students are encouraged to participate in the Poster Competition.  Panel of judges will determine the winner.



Please submit your Full Paper by end of August 2013 to be considered for one of the four world leading journals.

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I am very pleased of the topics discussed and also for the good organization during   every one of the activities.

Dr. Diana Hidalgo - Italy