HEPTrepreneurs is the new online series of events organised by HEPTech in collaboration with GSI and CERN and dedicated to all members and partners of the network. The series focusses of High Energy Physics Entrepreneurship and covers various themes. The inspirational and interactive meetings are made for all those interested in entrepreneurship, but also for young people who want to know more about alternatives careers to research and for technology transfer officers looking for people to inspire. The meetings will include a presentation, a Q&A session and a networking event (as well if held online).
HEPTrepreneurs Episode 4
Srk-h + iPct = vM*s-o [Synchrotron radiation know-how + iPhone camera technology = vivaMOS spin-out]
Dan Cathie, VIVAMOS
Based on his experience as CEO of STFC (UK) spin-out vivaMOS Ltd, Dan Cathie will present a selection of the highs and lows that are typically faced in the life of a technology start-up. He will share an overview of the leading edge large-area image sensor technology that was developed within research, the strategy that the founding team initially deployed, and the growth of the company through to its recent acquisition by Nordson Corporation in Sep'20. Founded in 2015, vivaMOS Ltd developed, manufactured, and sold a range of Flat Panel X-ray Detectors for use in high-resolution, high-speed, low-dose X-ray imaging.
Register to the Zoom meeting: Here