Selection Panel
 
Silviu Apostu
Matterwave Ventures

Silviu Apostu

Principal
Matterwave Ventures (Germany)
Photonics-enabled
Gernot Berger
High-Tech Gruenderfonds (HTGF)

Gernot Berger

Senior Investment Manager
High-Tech Gruenderfonds (HTGF) (Germany)
Photonics
Qurein Biewenga
PhotonDelta

Qurein Biewenga

Fund Manager
PhotonDelta (Netherlands)
Photonics
Ivo Blij
a.s.r.

Ivo Blij

Portfolio Manager Alternative Fixed Income - Private Debt
a.s.r. (Netherlands)
Photonics-enabled
Lars Bohnisch
Evonik Venture Capital

Lars Bohnisch

Investment Manager
Evonik Venture Capital (Germany)
Photonics-enabled
Nicolas Boisbouvier
LOGITECH International SA

Nicolas Boisbouvier

Senior Sourcing Manager
LOGITECH International SA (Switzerland)
Photonics
Photonics-enabled
Willem Bulthuis
Corporate Ventures Advisory

Willem Bulthuis

Founding Partner & CEO
Corporate Ventures Advisory (Germany)
Photonics-enabled
David Castrillo Sanz
Hamamatsu Photonics France

David Castrillo Sanz

Hamamatsu Photonics France (Spain)
Photonics
Photonics-enabled
Jean-Michel Chardon
LOGITECH International SA

Jean-Michel Chardon

Head of Technology Innovation, CTO Office & Site leader
LOGITECH International SA (Switzerland)
Photonics-enabled
Patrick Claessen
Cottonwood Technology Fund

Patrick Claessen

Partner
Cottonwood Technology Fund (Netherlands)
Photonics
Photonics-enabled
Christian Claussen
Ventech

Christian Claussen

General Partner,
Ventech (Germany)
Photonics-enabled
Fabien Collangettes
Omnes Capital

Fabien Collangettes

Partner
Omnes Capital (France)
Stephan Decher
Zaz Ventures

Stephan Decher

Managing Partner
Zaz Ventures (Belgium)
Kevin Donnelly
Enterprise Ireland

Kevin Donnelly

Research Officer
Enterprise Ireland (Ireland)
Photonics-enabled
Peter Doyle
PhotonHub Europe

Peter Doyle

Coordinator
PhotonHub Europe (Belgium)
Photonics
Photonics-enabled
Alberto Emprin
3LB Seed Capital

Alberto Emprin

General Partner
3LB Seed Capital (Italy)
Photonics-enabled
Jonathan Fajardo Cortes
imec.xpand

Jonathan Fajardo Cortes

Investment Manager
imec.xpand (Belgium)
Photonics
Jorge Fernández
Bullnet Capital

Jorge Fernández

Investment Associate
Bullnet Capital (Spain)
Photonics-enabled
Sergi Ferrando
ICFO - Institute of Photonic Sciences

Sergi Ferrando

Business Development
ICFO - Institute of Photonic Sciences (Spain)
Paul Gillespie
Sheffield Haworth

Paul Gillespie

Managing Partner
Sheffield Haworth (United Kingdom)
Jose Luis Gómez
Bullnet Capital

Jose Luis Gómez

Analyst
Bullnet Capital (Spain)
Photonics
Oliver Kahl
MIG Capital AG

Oliver Kahl

Principal
MIG Capital AG (Germany)
Vincent Kamphorst
Innovation Industries

Vincent Kamphorst

Investment Director
Innovation Industries (Netherlands)
Photonics
Erhan Kilicozlu
ACT Venture Partners

Erhan Kilicozlu

Managing Partner
ACT Venture Partners (Turkiye)
Miles Kirby
DeepTech Labs

Miles Kirby

CEO
DeepTech Labs (United Kingdom)
Photonics-enabled
Ansgar Kirchheim
Cipio Partners

Ansgar Kirchheim

Partner
Cipio Partners (Germany)
Pieter Klinkert
PhotonVentures

Pieter Klinkert

General Partner
PhotonVentures (Netherlands)
Photonics-enabled
Marek Kotelnicki
VIGO Ventures

Marek Kotelnicki

Managing Partner
VIGO Ventures (Poland)
Photonics
Rene Kromhof
Voima Ventures

Rene Kromhof

Venture Partner
Voima Ventures (Finland)
Photonics
Petri Laine
Innovestor Ventures

Petri Laine

Managing Partner
Innovestor Ventures (Finland)
Photonics-enabled
Simone Lavizzari
Sony Europe

Simone Lavizzari

Senior Investment Manager
Sony Europe (Italy)
Photonics
Carlos Lee
EPIC - European Photonics Industry Consortium

Carlos Lee

Director General
EPIC - European Photonics Industry Consortium (Belgium)
Photonics
Steven Leuridan
Qbic

Steven Leuridan

Partner
Qbic (Belgium)
Photonics-enabled
Darren Martindill
Hamamatsu

Darren Martindill

Director New Ventures
Hamamatsu (United States)
Photonics
Jan Meise
AMS Technologies AG

Jan Meise

CEO
AMS Technologies AG (Germany)
Photonics
Alexander Mityashin
Labbet Advice

Alexander Mityashin

Labbet Advice (Belgium)
Naotaka Mukoyama
JX Advanced Metals Corporation

Naotaka Mukoyama

Senior Manager Tech Scouting
JX Advanced Metals Corporation (Germany)
Photonics
Photonics-enabled
Benno Oderkerk
Benno Oderkerk

Benno Oderkerk

CEO
Betada Investmens BV (Netherlands)
Photonics
Alberto Pintado
Indra Ventures

Alberto Pintado

Senior Manager
Indra Ventures (Spain)
Photonics-enabled
Olivier Rits
KBC Focus Fund

Olivier Rits

Investment Manager
KBC Focus Fund (Belgium)
Photonics
Santiago Royo
Fotónica21

Santiago Royo

Secretariat
Fotónica21 (Spain)
Photonics-enabled
Alessandra Scotti
LIFTT

Alessandra Scotti

Institutional Relations and Scouting Manager
LIFTT (Italy)
Ivana Sersic
BOM Brabant Ventures

Ivana Sersic

Investment Manager Key Tech
BOM Brabant Ventures (Netherlands)
Henrik Sievers
Hamamatsu Photonics NORDEN AB

Henrik Sievers

Sales Manager
Hamamatsu Photonics NORDEN AB (Sweden)
Photonics
Photonics-enabled
Wojtek Smolinski
VIGO Ventures

Wojtek Smolinski

Managing Partner
VIGO Ventures (Poland)
Photonics-enabled
Alexander Starchenko
First Imagine! Ventures

Alexander Starchenko

Managing Partner
First Imagine! Ventures (United Kingdom)
Willem-Jeroen Stevens
CLEAR Financial Advisory

Willem-Jeroen Stevens

Founder, Managing Partner
CLEAR Financial Advisory (Netherlands)
Photonics
Photonics-enabled
Torsten Wipiejewski
Huawei Technologies

Torsten Wipiejewski

Business Development Manager
Huawei Technologies (Germany)
Simon Wouters
Capricorn Partners

Simon Wouters

Investment Associate
Capricorn Partners (Belgium)
Photonics-enabled