The following projects will be presented:
Speaker: Angel Dieguez, endoASIC Technologies (Spain)
Topic: Integrating Microtechnologies for Enabling intestinal cancer Diagnosis through wireless capsule endoscopy and advanced imaging.
Which partners iMED is looking for?
- Medical devices companies/institutions
- Microelectronic illumination companies /institutions (LED illumination)
- Flash memory design and development companies
- System in package companies/institutions
- research center or companies with expertise on integrated optics
- transceiver design (medical bands, Ultra Wide Band)
- fluorescence measurement of biological tissues for cancer detection
- batteries or scavenging
Speakers: Dr. Hien Duy Tong, Nanosens (The Netherlands)
Topic: Portable system for multiplexed detection of cancer bio-markers for point-of-care cancer diagnostics
Which partners POCMD is looking for?
- Partners developing reagents for capture and detection of cancer bio-markers
- Partners specialized in surface functionalization for grafting reagents on nanowire sensors
- Partners for evaluating and clinical testing of the system
Speaker: Thomas Velten, Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering (Germany)
Topic: Portable, high precision medical infusion system for chronic pain patients
Which partners PRISM is looking for?
- manufacturer of medical infusion systems or related medical devices
- partner with market access and experience in marketing of medical devices
- partner with experience in regulatory affairs regarding CE and or FDA regulations for medical devices
- EXHOST – EXoskeletton with Highly Optimised postural System Technologies
Speakers: Christophe Guettier, Safran – Sagem (France)
Topic: EXHOST deals with improving the exoskeleton acceptation and integration in the context of heavy load carriage or other physical intense work environment.
Which partners EXHOST is looking for?
- Actuators and miniaturized sensors (eg. Environmental) manufacturers
- Partners from medical robotics, haptics and prosthetics
- Energy (harvesting and optimisation) solutions
- BLIMP - B-spLine X-Ray Diffraction IMaging of Advanced Packages
Speakers: Patrick J. McNally, Dublin School of Electronic Engineering (Ireland)
Topic: Novel x-ray diffraction based metrology for stress/warpage analysis in advanced IC packages.
Which partners BLIMP is looking for?
- Partners in need of the application of a world-leading and novel x-ray diffraction based metrology for stress/warpage analysis in advanced IC or MEMS packages.
- Major large volume advanced package manufacturers seeking to deploy new nondestructive metrology to enhance process development and component reliability; also to act as eventual prototype test locations.
- Agile SMEs with capabilities in software development for defect classification.
- Academic and/or industry partners willing to work on novel high intensity “pink beam” x-ray sources
- At least one European synchrotron x-ray source for advanced technique development.
- BONUS! Special focus on two more projects:
Open platform with sensors and positioning capabilities, by Navocap (France)
Project for personnel tracking in humanitarian missions, by Novacom (France)
Dr. A. Dieguez, Associate Professor in the University of Barcelona (Spain) and CEO of endoASIC technologies.
He obtained his Physics degree in 1993 by the University of Barcelona. In 1999 he obtained is PhD in Physics in the same University. His research activities during these years have been developed mainly in the field of basic semiconductor research and microelectronic circuit design. He has participated actively in 6 European projects and has more than 40 papers related to the activities commented. His professional activity is devoted to the design of Application Specific Integrated Circuits. The main areas of interest are Mixed-signal design of ICs and low-power VLSI design. Specific research topics are microrobotics, low-power smart sensor systems, radiation tolerant electronics and vision systems.
Christophe Guettier, PhD, Head of systems R&T roadmap, Sagem
He obtained his PhD in Computer Science from the Ecole des Mines de Paris in 1997 with the support of Thomson-CSF/Corporate Research Lab. From 1998 to 2001, as R&D director of the SME Axlog Ingenierie, he provided research and development for Dassault Aviation and European Space Agency on avionics and autonomous navigation. In 2001, he is recruited by Xerox Palo Alto Research Center (California) as research fellow. In 2002, he joined Imperial College London as research scientist, applying optimization techniques for routing in WAN. From 2004, in SAGEM defense and security, he managed projects on network centric warfare and led large operational experiments involving US, German and French armies. Christophe Guettier has 30 publications in conference and journals of these areas and delivered a European / US Patent on design optimization.
Régis Hamelin, Senior technical manager, Euripides²
Regis has a strong background in Smart Systems with a research and entrepeneur profile. As a former LETI engineer, he has track record in technology transfer and successfully brought technology to market as co-founder and CTO of Intexys Photonics. Regis is capable of measuring a technology maturity and its relevance to the market, and hence brings a consolidated vision of a development risk or company innovation roadmap. Since 2009, Régis partners with company start-ups in business development and supports entrepreneurs in the maturation of their vision. He joined Euripides in 2011 as Senior Technical Manager.
Prof. Patrick McNally, Full Professor and Head of the School of Electronic Engineering at Dublin City University (DCU)
He also directs the School’s Nanomaterials Processing Laboratory. He received the BE (First Class Hons.) from University College, Galway, Ireland, and the degrees of ScM and PhD from Brown University, Rhode Island, USA, in 1988 and 1992, respectively. He has published more than 300 scientific research papers and holds and has pending numerous patents in the field of photoacoustics and materials nanocharacterisation. Prof. McNally’s main research interests include nanomaterials and electronic device process characterisation, especially x-ray diffraction imaging. . He is a founding Director and Chief Technology Officer of Sonex Metrology Ltd., a spin-out company working in the area of non-destructive defect metrology for the semiconductor and photovoltaic markets, amongst others.
Rémy Renaudin, Operation Manager, Euripides
Rémy is in charge of setting up projects and supporting companies in raising public funding. He has a wide knowledge of national funding schemes throughout Europe. Before joining EURIPIDES, Rémy has been working in EUREKA as the French national project coordinator and involved in the design and realisation of the Eurostars Programme, dedicated to hightechnology SMEs.
Hien D. Tong, CTO, Nanosens
He received his Ph.D degree from the Transducers Science and Technology Group, MESA+ Research Institute for Nanotechnology, University of Twente, The Netherlands in 2004. During his Ph.D, he researched thin film deposition, and micro and nanofabrication technology using CMOS compatible technology. He worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the same institute on several nanoelectronics devices, developed by his own ideas, including fabrication and applications of nanowire-based devices by using conventional CMOS technology. He is (co)author of over 25 scientific publications. Currently, he is working as a CTO at Nanosens BV (Zutphen, The Netherlands) on the development of nanowire based sensors.
Dr. Thomas Velten, Head of Department ‘Biomedical Microsystems’, Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering
He received his German diploma degree in physics from the University of Kaiserslautern, in 1994 and his Dr.-Ing. (Ph.D. degree) in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Berlin in 2000. From 1995 to 1998 he was a Research Scientist for the Microsensor & Actuator Technology Centre at the Technical University of Berlin. In 1998 he joined Endress & Hauser GmbH, Maulburg, Germany, where he worked on miniaturized pressure sensors until 2001. In October 2001, he joined the Fraunhofer Institute for Biomedical Engineering, St. Ingbert, Germany. His research activities focus on micromechanical and micro-electromechanical devices for biomedical applications with an emphasis on implantable medical devices.
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