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Vasilis Gregoriou
Chairman and CEO, Advent Tachnologies, Greece

Dr. Vasilis Gregoriou has been Chairman and CEO of Advent Technologies since its inception. Dr. Gregoriou co-founded Advent Technologies Inc. in 2012.

Dr. Gregoriou is also an internationally known scientist with research and/or managerial positions in both the U.S. (Northeastern, MIT, Polaroid, Princeton) and Greece (NHRF, FORTH) over his 30-year career in the technology sector. His research activity extends over a wide area of subjects in the renewable energy space that include the areas of flexible photovoltaics based on organic semiconductors, optically active materials based on conjugated oligomers and polymer nanocomposites. His published work as co-author includes three books and more than 100 scientific papers. He is the co-inventor of 15 patents. He has served as President of Society for Applied Spectroscopy (SAS) in 2001.

Dr. Gregoriou has more than 25 years of experience in the U.S. market. He has extensive experience in the technical development of new products and in the management of such activities. He holds a Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Duke University and he has attended the MBA program at Northeastern University. Dr. Gregoriou was also a NRSA award recipient at Princeton University.