Financial support

A limited number of bursaries (300 Euros each) will be available from the Sir John and Lady Mason Academic Trust for Early Career Researchers defined as Masters students doing research projects, PhD students and early postdocs (up to 3 years after PhD). Recipients of bursaries must have an abstract accepted either as oral or poster presentation. Applications should be sent to with a copy of submitted abstract(s) before September 01, 2021.

Reduced registration fee (350 € (early-bird) / 400 € (late)) will be offered to the members of the Virtual Institute of Nano Films (VINF).

Best poster prize for Early Career Researchers
Thanks to one of our sponsors, Springer Verlag, we are organizing a competition for the best poster prize for Early Career Researchers. The prize will consist of both a certificate and an economic reward.