Key persons

Meet some of the key people involved in running the ACTPHAST Photonics Innovation Incubator.

Outreach Support Team

Anne Kwak
Local Outreach Coordinator - the Netherlands TU/e
Ernst Stelzmann
Local Outreach Coordinator - Austria JR
Alexandros Liles
Local Outreach Coordinator_ Belgium IMEC
Peter Doyle
Local Outreach Coordinator_ Belgium VUB
Darren Martindill
Central Business Coach, Central Contact Point VUB
Nathalie Debaes
Local Outreach Coordinator_ Belgium VUB
Matthieu Roussey
Local Outreach Coordinator - Finland UEF
Kimmo Solehmainen
Local Outreach Coordinator - Finland VTT
Sophie Eve
Local Outreach Coordinator - France CNRS
Nicolas Passilly
Local Outreach Coordinator_ France CNRS
Myriam Zerrad
Local Outreach Coordinator_ France CNRS
Pierre Chavel
Local Outreach Coordinator_ France CNRS
Raphael Clerc
Local Outreach Coordinator - France CNRS
Manfred Rothhardt
Local Outreach Coordinator - Germany IPHT
Jürgen Brandner
Local Outreach Coordinator - Germany KIT
Francisco Soares
Local Outreach Coordinator - Germany (North) HHI- FEP
Hartmut Bartelt
Local Outreach Coordinator - Germany IPHT
Ines Schedwill
Local Outreach Coordinator - Germany HHI- FEP
Dimitris Apostolopoulos
Local Outreach Coordinator - Greece, Cyprus, Israel, Turkey ICCS
Maria Konstantaki
Local Outreach Coordinator - Greece FORTH
Lee Carroll
Local Outreach Coordinator - Ireland Tyndall-UCC
Paola Zupella
Local Outreach Coordinator - Italy CNR-IFN
Marco Romagnoli
Local Outreach Coordinator - Italy, Croatia CNIT
Rui Santos
Local Outreach Coordinator - the Netherlands SPH
Bart Snijders
Local Outreach Coordinator - the Netherlands TNO
Paul Van Dijk
Local Outreach Coordinator - The Netherlands LIO
Paul Breddels
Local Outreach Coordinator - the Netherlands TNO
Anna Gzegorcyzk
Local Outreach Coordinator - Poland UMCS
Alicija Anuszkiewicz
Local Outreach Coordinator - Poland ITME
Anna Pakula
Local Outreach Coordinator - Poland & Eastern Europe WUT
Jaume Castellà
Local Outreach Coordinator - Spain UPC
Sergi Ferrando
Local Outreach Coordinator - Spain, Portugal ICFO
Tom Carr
Local Outreach Coordinator - UK ORC
Ruth Churchill
Local Outreach Coordinator - UK ORC

Coordinators

Hugo Thienpont
Project Coordinator VUB
Francis Berghmans
Vice Coordinator VUB

Central Contact Point (CCP)

Peter Doyle
Central Contact Point, Central Business Coach VUB
Darren Martindill
Central Contact Point, Central Business Coach VUB
Penelope Schoutteet
Central Contact Point, Central Business Coach VUB
Johan Vlekken
Central Contact Point, Project Workflow & Templates, VUB
Bernadette Callebaut
Central Contact Point, Contracts Administration VUB
Veena Shetty
Central Contact Point,Project IT Systems VUB
Nathalie Debaes
Central Outreach Coordinator & Project Finances, Central Contact Point VUB

Technical Coordination Team (TCT)

Michael Vervaeke
Member of the TCT, Leader of Technology Platform 1 VUB
Francis Berghmans
Member of the TCT, Leader of Technology Platform 2 VUB
Jurgen Mohr
Member of the TCT, Leader of Technology Platform 3 KIT
Nadège Courjal
Member of the TCT, Leader of Technology Platform 4 CNRS
Roel Baets
Member of the TCT, Leader of Technology Platform 5 IMEC
Dries Van Thourhout
Member of the TCT, Leader of Technology Platform 5 IMEC
Kevin Williams
Member of the TCT, Leader of Technology Platform 6 TU/e
Arne Leinse
Member of the TCT, Leader of Technology Platform 7 LIO
Peter O'Brien
Member of the TCT, Expert in Photonics Packaging Systems Tyndall-UCC
Malgorzata Kujawinska
Member of the TCT, Expert in Metrology WUT
Pentti Karioja
Member of the TCT, Expert in Photonics Assembly VTT
Hercules Avramopoulos
Member of the TCT, Expert in Optical Telecoms ICCS
Peter Harmsma
Member of the TCT, Expert in Sensor Systems TNO

Pilot Lines Advisory Board

Peter O'Brien
Director of the European Integrated Photonics Packaging Pilot Line, PIXAPP Tyndall-UCC
Jose Pozo (EPIC)
MIRPHAB all-services integrated Pilot Line for the development of MID-IR photonics sensors in Europe Other Strategic Affiliates
Corne Rentrop
INSCOPE pilot line for international smart collaborative open-access hybrid printed electronics TNO
Joanne Wilson
PI-SCALE Pilot Line for the manufacture and system-level integration of flexible OLEDs into products TNO
Liesbet Lagae
PIX4life Pilot Line for multitype integrated biophotonic applications using silicon photonics integrated circuits IMEC

SME Advisory Board

Sofie Baeten
QBIC Managing Partner Other Strategic Affiliates
Kris Vander Velpen
Independent Consultant, Flanders Business School Other Strategic Affiliates
Christ'l Joris
GIMVnv Board Member amongst other key business roles Other Strategic Affiliates
Markus Wilkens
Photonics21 Senior Technology Consultant Other Strategic Affiliates
Barbara Andreani
Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) Brussels office Other Strategic Affiliates
Dirk Torfs
Flanders Make CEO Other Strategic Affiliates
Leo Van De Loock
Industry 4.0 Transition Manager Other Strategic Affiliates