Save the Date: 18 &19 May 2017
PV Manufacturing Europe
The European Technology and Innovation Platform for Photovoltaics (ETIP PV)
announced today the debut of the PV Manufacturing Europe Conference covering the
complete value chain and takes place on 18 & 19 May, 2017, at the BIP House in
The ETIP PV Conference 2017 wil be the right place to confront different visions for the
future of PV manufacturing in Europe. With a global PV market that grew tremendously
in the past years and reached about 75 GW in 2016, the place of Europe must be
strengthened and redeveloped. This event wil al ow identifying the technological
opportunities and the European opportunities for local and global manufacturing.
The conference wil offer the opportunity to join the industry leaders as wel as top-
ranking scientists, engineers and policy makers to discuss the status and future of “PV
Manufacturing in Europe”.
CONFERENCE AGENDA AT A GLANCE
18 May 2017:
ETIP PV Steering Committee Meeting and Policy Debate (by invitation only)
19 May 2017:
Estimated time: 9:00 am to 17:00 pm.
Session 1. Market & Industry Status in Europe and Globally
This session wil present the status of PV markets, PV industry, technology and
competitiveness. The role of PV in the energy transformation in Europe wil be
Session 2: PV R&D and Technology Status
The quest to competitiveness wil pass through technology improvements and
innovations. This session wil browse some of the most promising cost-kil ing
technologies and their practicability.
Session 3: Technology Game Changers for Manufacturing in Europe?
This session wil discuss the potential for manufacturing in Europe with
European actors at different levels of the value chain.
Session 4: Panel Discussion – Global Actors with European Know-how: What
Makes Europe Attractive for Global Companies?
This session wil discuss the future of the PV R&D and industry in Europe with
global actors with European ties.
Don´t miss the chance to attend the event, registration is open and is free!
Find out more information and register here