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Dear ETPN members, dear colleagues,

First of all, we hope that you and your families are doing as well as possible in this very tough period. Congratulations to all our members currently bringing their precious help in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, would it be by providing exceptional research efforts, health care, or any logistic support to the global response to the crisis.

After having carefully evaluated the situation in Europe, it is clearly impossible to organize the ETPN2020 event at the chosen dates June 15 – June 17 2020. We have looked for several possible alternatives, and are glad to announce today that ETPN2020 is postponed to Wed. October 14 – Fri. October 16, 2020, still at the Aquila Atlantis Hotel in Heraklion, Greece. Please be sure, we will make our outmost efforts with our local organizers from IESL-FORTH to organize this meeting in the best possible sanitary conditions, will regularly update you about the situation, and also prepare remote conference options that might be needed more than ever.


We are very happy to confirmation the participation of two fantastic keynote speakers at #ETPN2020:

  • Prof. Joseph Kost D.Sc., University Distinguished Professor at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU): “Nano-Scale Systems and Strategies for Targeted Delivery of Drugs and Genes”.
  • Dr. Patrick Baumhof, Vice President Formulation & Delivery at CureVac AG “mRNA based Vaccines” & information on CureVac’s research program on COVID-19

More are joining and are currently updating the program, so please stay tuned!


IMPORTANT: all our dear colleagues who had already registered for the event in June must do a full new registration in order to confirm their participation in October. Sorry for the inconvenience and thank you very much by advance for proceeding.

  • As always, ETPN member organizations can register two attendees for free, and benefit from reduced fees for any extra guest.
  • Non-members are offered a new EARLY BIRD FEES option until June 12th. Register for ETPN2020 by clicking here.

BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION ASAP (limited number of rooms)

We will still organize most of the sessions at the Aquila Atlantis 5-star Hotel in the center of Heraklion, the official hotel of the conference. A new special discount is proposed for your accommodation during ETPN2020 for the new dates. You should definitely book it as soon as today, since we only have a limited number of rooms for the conference. Choose your accommodation by clicking here.


Abstract submission is still open for POSTERS and SELECTED PITCH ME UP talks, until August 14th. More information here.


An exhibition hall within the lunch and break area will allow you to exhibit your company, project or consortium during the conference. We propose many alternative options to promote your success story at ETPN2020. Please contact us anytime if you wish to collaborate.

About ETPN2020

#ETPN2020 is the 15th annual event of the ETPN – European Technology Platform on Nanomedicine, to be held on Oct. 14-16, 2020. ETPN2020 is co-organized this year again by the ETPN and IESL-FORTH, the Institute for Electronics, Structure and Laser of the Foundation for Research and Technology-Hellas, one of the largest research centers in Greece of international reputation. It is our great pleasure to join our efforts together, after the very enjoyable and successful ETPN2016 edition. ETPN2020 is a conference bringing together scientists, technology providers, entrepreneurs, industry and clinicians, all of them developing great medical applications of Nanotechnologies and emerging MedTech. Join us and participate to strategic discussions about the future of Nanomedicine & sessions about translation to clinic of nanomedical products. All information about ETPN2020 is available on our official website:

We look forward to welcoming you at ETPN2020!