Next Generation High Efficiency Photovoltaics International School and Workshop 2024

September 9-12, 2024.

LOCATION: Caixa Forum Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Plaza de Weyler, 3. 07001 Palma, Mallorca – Spain

Limited places available! Deadline August. 16th 2024


Welcome to the 5th Next Generation High Efficiency Photovoltaics International School and Workshop!

NEXTGEN (Next Generation High Efficiency Photovoltaics) International School and Workshop, now entering its 5th Edition, in collaboration this year with the RenewPV School. After a pause due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, our eagerness to reconvene, reconnect, and rekindle our shared passion for pioneering photovoltaic research is stronger and more necessary than ever. We are pleased to invite you to join us in the inspiring setting of Caixa Forum of Palma de Mallorca (Spain), from September 9th to 12th, 2024.

NEXTGEN is organized as a RenewPV training school, and the main aim is to review the state of the art and existing challenges related to the implementation of new technology-based concepts for solving the main problems in the development of cost-efficient and sustainable PV. The school will provide a suitable platform allowing an efficient sharing of the experience and visions of well known experts from different academic, research and industry groups with young researchers, looking forward to fruitful and constructive interaction and ideas exchange.

NEXTGEN will also include a specific “Lab to Industry” session (From Lab to Factory: Revolutionizing Photovoltaics with New Advanced Monitoring Approaches) on Monday, September 9th 2024. In this session, relevant industry representatives will describe the main challenges and needs related to the lab to industry transfer of next generation PV technologies, fostering industry-academia interaction. This will also include a short training session on the development and adoption of innovative Artificial Intelligence strategies for the achievement of high yield/high reliability industrial processes.


The conference will cover a wide range of PV related topics:

  • New device concepts in advanced chalcopyrite sustainable technologies
  • Emerging chalcogenide, perovskite and organic technologies
  • New materials for advanced PV devices.
  • Advanced optical spectroscopies
  • Advanced applications: Indoor, Space, Building and Product Advanced Integration concepts, Agrivoltaics, Mobility,
  • PV for harsh environments: reliability, resilience, and durability
  • Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment of emerging Technologies.
  • Emerging PV technologies in the industry


Important dates

  • Call for abstracts: May 16, 2024.
  • Deadline for abstracts submission: June 17, 2024
  • Notification of abstracts acceptance or rejection: June 25, 2024.
  • Pre- Registration: May, 16  – August 16, 2024.


  • Call for paper: May 16, 2024.
  • Deadline for abstracts submission: June 17, 2024
  • Notification of abstracts acceptance or rejection: June 25, 2024.

Please use the ABSTRACT TEMPLATE available here and upload it into this application form.


Online registration begins on May 21, 2024. As the number of attendees might be limited, registration is selected by the scientific committee upon application.

Conference registration is a 2-step procedure:

Step 1: application for pre-registration with or without abstract : May, 16 – August 16, 2024: Please, use the following of the link below: PRE-REGISTRATION

Step 2:

  • Once your pre-registration is validated, you will receive an email containing a proforma invoice. This invoice will include a reference number, which is essential for the next step.
  • Use this reference number to complete your payment for the registration fee via bank transfer. Instructions for the payment will be detailed in the email.

Please note: Your registration will only be finalized upon the successful processing of your payment. Please ensure that the payment is completed by the specified deadline. Regrettably, no refunds are available once registration is confirmed.


  • Conference Fee*: €475+21% taxes covert 4 days conferences from September, 9th to 12th

  • One day special session**: €135+21% taxes.


  • Dr. Jon Major – The University of Liverpool (UK)
  • Dr. Nicolae Spalau – Tallinn University of Technology (Estonia)
  • Prof. Dr. Susan Schorr – Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (Germany)
  • Dr. Mirjana Dimitrievska – Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology -EMPA- (Switzerland)
  • Dr. Claudio Cazorla – Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Spain))
  • Dr. Paola Vivo – Tampere University (Finland)
  • Dr. Dan Lamb – Swansea University (UK)
  • Dr. Shahaboddin Resalati – Oxford Brookes University (UK)
  • Dr. Veronica Bermúdez, Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute, Qatar
  • Dr. Xiaojing Hao, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia)


Under construction (TBD)


For all enquiries, please email