16 Oct 2023
Jari Kinaret starts term as Chips JU Executive Director
On 16 October 2023, the Chips Joint Undetaking announced that Professor Jari Kinaret would take over the role of Executive Director. Professor Kinaret has been a Professor of Physics at the Chalmers University of Technology and since 2013 he served as the Director of the Graphene Flagship.
The Chips JU underlines that with his vast knowledge of physics and nanotechnology and his experience in the daily operations of the Graphene Flagship, Prof. Kinaret is well-equipped to ensure the seamless continuity of Chips JU's operations. 'His leadership will undoubtedly inject new perspectives and a fresh vision into the future of Chips Joint Undertaking', the announcement concludes.
The Chips JU acknowledges the work of Yves Gigase, who served as the acting Executive Director of the Joint Undertaking since October 2022. Mr. Gigase will be returning to his previous role as Head of Programmes, continuing to contribute to Chips JU's success in a different capacity.