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Platinum Sponsor

halm elektronik

halm elektronik gmbh designs and manufactures high-end measuring systems for photovoltaic technologies all over the world. Founded in Germany in 1984, halm has focused its experience and passion for the last 20 years to the measurement of electrical characteristics of photovoltaic cells and modules by providing state-of-the-art equipment. halm has a subsidiary office in Suzhou, China, in addition to its headquarters in Frankfurt, demonstrating a strong global presence in an international market.

Platinum Sponsor

Singulus Technologies

SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES - Thin-Film Coating and Surface Treatment

SINGULUS develops and assembles innovative machines for efficient thin-film coating and surface treatment processes, which are used worldwide in the Photovoltaics, Semiconductor, Medical Technology, Packaging, Glass & Automotive as well as Battery & Hydrogen markets.

The company’s core competencies include various processes of coating technology, surface treatment as well as wet-chemical and thermal production processes.

Gold Sponsor


More than 20 years in designing and manufacturing of batch wet processing equipment relaunched 2015 as exateq. Developing various platforms of batch wet benches, small and manual for labs through fully automatic pilot/lab systems up to mass production of 12,000 w/h. Wet benches for M12 wafers up to 12,000 w/h including respective process carriers. Equipment competency up to IBC cells. Production equipment operating in various Asian countries and in Europe. Independent Chemical Supply and Disposal systems from lab to IBC level have been added to the portfolio. History in wafer handling automation. Genuine German engineering trained by Asian market requirements and manufacturing in Germany.

Gold Sponsor

Qatar Environment & Energy Research Institute - QEERI

Qatar Environment & Energy Research Institute (QEERI), part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), is a national research institute tasked with supporting Qatar in addressing its grand challenges related to energy, water, and environment. With its experienced scientists, engineers, and technicians supported by its focused management and operations teams, working within its world-class indoor and outdoor facilities - aims to make a lasting positive impact on Qatar and the region.

Gold Sponsor

RCT Solutions

Established in 2012, RCT covers the full range of photovoltaics value chains providing various services from owner’s engineering and conceptual design to feasibility studies and training to factories, investors and facilities.

Over the 10 years, RCT Solutions GmbH, served as a strategic partner and one-stop PV solutions partner for renewable energy investors to establish more than 94 GW of factory execution and installation.

Gold Sponsor

SEMCO Smartech

Supplier of solar cell lines at Giga Watt plus level. Experts in TOPCon solar cell manufacturing equipment and process integration. Semco Smartech is Europe's most experienced process integration company for TOPCon solar cell manufacturing lines, providing a line performance output guarantee.

Gold Sponsor

Sinton Instruments

Sinton Instruments provides state-of-the-art test and measurement instruments for use in Silicon PV manufacturing and R&D for each stage of the solar cell production process from bricks and ingots through module test. We have revolutionized industrial cell and module testing by incorporating patented methodology and analysis techniques to provide unprecedented accuracy and process-control information.

Gold Sponsor

Suzhou Maxwell Technologies

Suzhou Maxwell Technologies Co., Ltd. Is a high-end equipment manufacturer integrating mechanical design, electrical engineering, software development, and precision equipment manufacturing. We are ploughing at filelds of research and development and production of core manufacturing equipment for the photovoltaic, display device and semiconduvtor industries.

Gold Sponsor

Trina Solar

Founded in 1997, Trina Solar Co., Ltd. (stock symbol: Trina Solar; stock code: 688599) is mainly engaged in the research and development, production and sales of PV productspower stations and system products; PV power generation, operation and maintenance services; development and sales of intelligent microgrids and multi-energy systems, as well as the operation of energy cloud platforms, etc., committing to lead the way in smart solar energy solutions for a net-zero future.

Gold Sponsor

TW (Tongwei) Solar

TW (Tongwei) Solar is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tongwei Co., Ltd., one of the top 500 companies on the 2023 Forber Global 2000 Companies List. It is a high-tech enterprise dedicated to the in-depth R&D, intelligent manufacturing, and application promotion of high-efficiency PV modules. Relying on the vertically integrated industrial chain, it has four major production bases in China, more than 11,000 employees and is expected an annual module capacity of 80 GW by the end of 2023.

Gold Sponsor


The major international manufacturers of crystalline and thin-film solar modules use VON ARDENNE coating equipment for their production. We are cooperating closely with them to develop the next generation of modules. We offer excellent process know-how based on the more than 280 coating systems we have installed for crystalline solar cells and thin-film solar module providers. We have incorporated this expertise into coating systems for the next generations of high-efficiency solar cells.

Gold Sponsor

WAVELABS Solar Metrology Systems

WAVELABS Solar Metrology Systems GmbH is a global leader for LED solar simulators. Major PV manufacturers, influential research institutoins, and universities around the globe trust their production and research to innovative metrology systems from WAVELABS for analyzing solar cells and modules. More than 800 products located in more than 30 countries help to drive quality, efficiency and cost reduction of solar electricity every day.

Silver Sponsor

Aiko Energy Germany

Aiko (stock code:600732) is a world-leading solar PV company, mainly focuses on solar cells, ABC (All Back Contact) modules, PV-Storage-Charging-Load integrated solutions. The company is an enabler for zero-carbon era, oriented by “pioneering a zero-carbon society through impactful contributions”. Founded in 2009, by 2022, Aiko has a total global cell shipment of 80GW+, sales revenue of $5.1B in 2022, 23%+ R&D personnel among 10,000+ global employees.

Silver Sponsor

Eternal Sun

We make sunlight.

Our mission: Moving the solar industry forward by enabling the highest degree of measurement control & certainty through high-end solar testing advice, technology and services.

Silver Sponsor

FOM Technologies/ M. Braun Inertgas-Systeme

FOM Technologies is a leading slot-die coating tool supplier for thin-film-based material research at a lab- and pilot-line scale. Our high precision platforms have enabled the world’s finest institutions in industry and academia to innovate continuously, redefining the state-of-the-art in many strategic emerging thin-film technologies, such as photovoltaics and energy storage. FOM Technologies is publicly traded and was listed on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market in June 2020 (ticker: FOM).

Silver Sponsor


FuturaSun was established in 2008 by a team of managers in Veneto, Italy’s hub of the photovoltaic industry. We specialize in the production of high-performance photovoltaic modules and we operate in more than 70 countries. Our headquarters are located in Cittadella, in the Padua Province, Northern Italy.

Silver Sponsor

Jonas & Redmann The Automation Company

The basis for high efficiency levels is innovative engineering. We led our customers through the transition of crystalline photovoltaics to actual production already back in the year 2000. We were pioneers when we began and are one of the most experienced suppliers of automation technology in the entire branch today. We offer you an extensive portfolio of sophisticated technological systems for the fully-automatic production of high-efficiency solar cells.

Silver Sponsor

MKS Atotech

Atotech, a brand within the Materials Solutions Division of MKS Instruments, develops leading process and manufacturing technologies for advanced surface modification, electroless and electrolytic plating, and surface finishing. The Atotech portfolio includes chemistry, equipment, software, and services for innovative and high-technology applications in a wide variety of end-markets. For more information, visit

Silver Sponsor

Turismo de Lisboa

The Lisbon Tourism Association is a nonprofit private association and is directed by Governing Bodies, elected every three years, whose composition includes Official Bodies, Business Associations and individual associates in a total of 23 elements representing the various categories of members. The Presidency of the Board is held by the Municipality of Lisbon, and the Deputy Presidency is exercised by a private entity.

Break Video Sponsor

RENA Technologies

Together with customers of the Semiconductor industry, MedTech as well as the Renewable Energy, Glass and Additive Manufacturing sectors, we develop future-oriented solutions for the production of high-quality machines for wet-chemical surface treatment. For your series production you will benefit from proven standard systems with process guarantee or take advantage of the freedom and customization possibilities offered by a customer-specific system for research and development.

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