Expert Jury

Stephen Anderson
SPIE

Stephen Anderson

Director, Industry Development
SPIE (United Kingdom)
Christophe Bodin
CBO Consulting

Christophe Bodin

Director
CBO Consulting (Belgium)
Willem Bulthuis
WBX Ventures

Willem Bulthuis

CEO
WBX Ventures (Germany)
Richard Clarke
PowerPhotonic Ltd

Richard Clarke

Finance Director
PowerPhotonic Ltd (United Kingdom)
Christian Claussen
Ventech

Christian Claussen

General Partner
Ventech (Finland)
Joachim de Sterke
Photon Delta

Joachim de Sterke

CFO
Photon Delta (Netherlands)
Stephan Decher
Zaz Ventures

Stephan Decher

Managing Partner
Zaz Ventures (United Kingdom)
Kevin Donnelly
Enterprise Ireland

Kevin Donnelly

Research Officer
Enterprise Ireland (Ireland)
Friedhelm Dorsch
TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG

Friedhelm Dorsch

Principal Expert Technology Scouting
TRUMPF GmbH + Co. KG (Germany)
Pierre Garnier
Jolt Capital

Pierre Garnier

Partner
Jolt Capital (France)
Paul Gillespie
Gillamor Stephens

Paul Gillespie

Partner
Gillamor Stephens (United Kingdom)
Tonino Greco
Sony Europe Venturing

Tonino Greco

Chief Analyst
Sony Europe Venturing (Germany)
Tom Harvey
CPI

Tom Harvey

Healthcare Photonics Lead
CPI (United Kingdom)
Thomas Hessler
Thomas Hessler

Thomas Hessler

Principal
Lake Sarnen Consulting (Switzerland)
Marek Kotelnicki
VIGO Ventures

Marek Kotelnicki

Managing Partner
VIGO Ventures (Poland)
Alain le Loux
Cottonwood Technology Fund

Alain le Loux

Partner
Cottonwood Technology Fund (Netherlands)
Francesco Leone
Start up Business Copilot

Francesco Leone

Coach, Copilot and Fundraiser
Start up Business Copilot (Italy)
Martyn Macpherson
Stella EOC

Martyn Macpherson

Vice Chairman
Stella EOC (United Kingdom)
Patrick Morrissey
IPIC

Patrick Morrissey

Centre Manager
IPIC (Ireland)
Novica Mrdovic Vianello
Star Tech Ventures

Novica Mrdovic Vianello

General Manager & Founder
Star Tech Ventures (Italy)
Jose Pozo
EPIC - European Photonics Industry Consortium

Jose Pozo

Director of Technology and Innovation
EPIC - European Photonics Industry Consortium (Belgium)
Zhigang Qian
Hexinyuan Investment Management

Zhigang Qian

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Hexinyuan Investment Management (China)
Julian Riebartsch
btov Partners

Julian Riebartsch

Investment Analyst
btov Partners (Germany)
Audra Shallal
BOSS Consulting

Audra Shallal

Managing Director
BOSS Consulting (France)
Wojtek Smolinski
VIGO Ventures

Wojtek Smolinski

Managing Partner
VIGO Ventures (Poland)
Mark Smyth
MCCI Ireland

Mark Smyth

Analog design consultant
MCCI Ireland (Ireland)
Sebastian Stamm
Fluxunit - OSRAM Ventures

Sebastian Stamm

Investment Manager
Fluxunit - OSRAM Ventures (Germany)
Antonio Teixeira
PICadvanced S.A.

Antonio Teixeira

Founder
PICadvanced S.A. (Portugal)
Peter Vanbekbergen
Imec.xpand

Peter Vanbekbergen

Partner
Imec.xpand (Belgium)
Peter Vanlaeke
SOLVAY S.A.

Peter Vanlaeke

Investment Manager
SOLVAY S.A. (Belgium)
Kurt Weingarten
Tarkas Ventures

Kurt Weingarten

Managing Partner
Tarkas Ventures (Switzerland)
Torsten Wipiejewski
Huawei Technologies

Torsten Wipiejewski

Hardware and Engineering Department
Huawei Technologies (Germany)