Program 2016 – HealthTech Event – Photonic Systems for Life Sciences Applications

Below you can find the program of the HealthTech Event – Photonic Systems for Life Sciences Applications that took place on May 25-26, 2016, at Tyndall National Institute in Cork, Ireland.

Day 1, May 25

12:00 13:00 Registration
13:00 13:10 paul-galvin Dr. Paul Galvin, Head of ICT for Health Strategic Programmes, Tyndall National Institute, Welcome and introduction
13:10 13:15 joseposo Moderator:
Jose Pozo, Director of Technology and Innovation, EPIC (European Photonics Industry Consortium), More information
Session 1: End users’ unmet needs and market trends
13:15 13:45 robert-newberry KEYNOTE: Robert Newberry, Director of Engineering, Sanmina – “Medical Design Trends for Wearables”, More information
13:45 14:15 KEYNOTE: Francisco Hernandez Guillen, Research of new sensors and sensing methods – Robert Bosch – “Integration of Mid-IR spectroscopic systems for a smarter and healthier home environment”, More information
14:15 14:30 clementine Clémentine Bouyé, Biophotonics Technology and Market Analyst, Tematys – “Industrial landscape on spectrometers for the pharma, food and beverage market”, More information
14:30 15:15 Coffee break
Session 2: System integrators
15:15 15:45 Jon Lind KEYNOTE: Jon Lind, Group Leader, Physics & Sensors, Global Medical Technology Division, Cambridge Consultants (United Kingdom) – “Unravelling Cancer: Photonics Technology for Liquid Biopsy Applications”, More information
15:45 16:00 Pentti-KARIOJA-vierkant Pentti Karioja, Research Professor, VTT Technical Research Centre (Finland) – “Photonics for life sciences and environmental monitoring at VTT”, More information
16:00 16:15 Florian Schmiedersq Florian Schmieder, Project management & application, Fraunhofer IWS – “Micro physiological systems for laser-induced cell injury models”, More information
16:15 17:00 Coffee break
Session 3: Sensors and Spectrometers I
17:00 17:15 Alexandra Homsy Prof. Dr. Alexandra Homsy, Professor, Haute Ecole Arc Ingénierie (Switzerland) – “On-chip continuous IR spectroscopy detection of cocaine in human saliva”, More information
17:15 17:30 Iain Kyle Iain Kyle, Country Manager, Avantes (The Netherlands) – “Applications for optical spectrometers within the Medical/Life Sciences Sector”, More information
17:30 17:45 Joost van Kerkhof Joost van Kerkhof, CEO, XiO Photonics (The Netherlands) – “Photonic IC based modules enabling Life Science Applications”, More information
17:45 End of day 1

Day 2, May 26

08:30 09:00 Welcome coffee
joseposo Moderator:
Jose Pozo, Director of Technology and Innovation, EPIC (European Photonics Industry Consortium), More information
Session 4: Sensors and Spectrometers II
09:00 09:15 Francisco Cuesta-Soto Francisco Cuesta-Soto, Project Manager, iTEAM – Photonics Research Labs – “Optical fibre and PIC based biosensors”, More information
09:15 09:30 dariolacosca Dario Lo Cascio, Business Development (integrated) Photonics, Linkra – “Optoelectronic assembly for Lifescience application”, More information
09:30 09:45 Robert Weih Robert Weih, Development Engineer Epitaxy, nanoplus Nanosystems and Technologies – “MIR sensors in life science applications”, More information
09:45 10:00 Henry Langston Henry Langston, Product Manager, Ocean Optics (United Kingdom) – “Modular Molecular Spectroscopy – from Research to Finished Product”, More information
10:00 10:30 Coffee break
Session 5: Components and measurement principles
10:30 10:45 Jeroen Kalkman Jeroen Kalkman, Assistant Professor, TU Delft, ImPhys (The Netherlands) – “Transmission Optical Coherence Tomography Sensing”, More information
10:45 11:00 Alexander Chamorovskiy Alexander Chamorovskiy, Senior Researcher, Superlum Diodes – “Semiconductor tunable lasers with acousto-optic tunable filters in 760-1100 nm wavelength range for biophotonics applications”, More information
11:00 11:15 Christian Kremers Christian Kremers, Senior Application Engineer, CST – “3D simulation of photonic components for life science applications”, More information
11:15 11:30 Ross Hoddersq Ross Hodder, Sales Director, NTK Photonics – “Supercontinuum sources for life science applications”, More information
11:30 11:45 JonasFlueckigerHeadShot Jonas Flueckiger, Product Marketing Manager, Lumerical (Canada) – “Using photonic simulation tools to develop complex systems used in life science applications”, More information
11:45 13:00 Lunch
Session 6: Services for prototyping and ramp-up to production
13:00 13:30 Dominic Carolan, CEO, NIBRT KEYNOTE: Dominic Carolan, CEO, NIBRT – “Analytical challenges with the production of Biopharmaceuticals”, More information
13:30 13:45 Sergio Nicoletti Sergio Nicoletti, Business Development and Project management – Optical Sensor Devices Group, CEA – Leti Optics & Photonics Department (France) – “MIRPHAB, pilot line for the production of mid-IR photonics devices for chemical sensing and spectroscopic applications”, More information
13:45 14:00 patrickmorresey Patrick Morrissey, IPIC Centre Manager, Tyndall National Institute – “Partnering for Innovation”, More information
14:00 14:15 Ruth Houbertz Ruth Houbertz, CEO & Managing Director, Multiphoton Optics (Germany) – “High-precision 3D printing for biomedical applications”, More information
14:15 14:30 Jyrki Huttunen Jyrki Huttunen, CEO, Oplatek Group (Finland) – “Capabilities and services for the prototyping and manufacturing of optical systems for the life science market”, More information
14:30 14:55 Panel discussion
14:55 15:00 Final remarks and end of workshop