Early Researchers Summer School

EU COST Action FP1405 

“Active and intelligent fibre-based packaging – innovation and market introduction (ActInPak)”


Printing of Functional Applications – Summer School


Dates: 11th – 15th July 2016


Venue: Swansea University Bay Campus, Fabian Way, Crymlyn Burrows, Swansea SA1 8EN.

Room B001, Engineering Central Building


This course brings together leading speakers from academia across Europe and Industry to deliver an introduction to printable electronics.  The summer school takes place at the magnificent new 65 acre Bay Campus and is located right on the beach on the eastern approach to Swansea City and is the home to the Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating based within the College of Engineering.  The summer school is hosted by the Welsh Centre for Printing and Coating (WCPC), using its new comprehensively equipped laboratories.


The course covers: -

·         Design and applications

·         All major printing processes (flexo, screen, gravure, pad, offset and inkjet)

·         Inks

·         Substrates

·         Curing technology

·         Characterisation technologies

·         Practical sessions


On Monday 11th July in the evening there will be a welcome reception to enable you to network with other participants, also on Wednesday 13th July there will be an early evening BBQ, both events will be held at the Bay Campus.

For more information and registration details please go to or


The cost of the summer school is:

         Associates and additional associate delegates         £245 + VAT per person

         Non Associates                                                          £450 + VAT

         Academic rate                                                            £245 + VAT

Note: All refreshments and accommodation is the responsibility of the delegate. 

On site accommodation is available at a price of £37.50 + VAT B&B per person, and can be booked via the links above.

There are a limited number of FP1405 bursaries available for travel and subsistence.

Please contact for more information

European Science Foundation provides the COST Office through a European Commission contract


COST is supported by the EU Framework Programme


Download the PDF flyer here

Bios and Abstracts for Trainers at the Summber School


General Registration through EventBright Click here


For accomadation booking please Click here Please note this link is for accomadation only via the University website, Registation for the Summer school is via the EventBright Link above


Alternative accomadation for outside of the University Click here