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BioPhotonics for HealthCare

maaliskuu 13 @ 09:00 - maaliskuu 14 @ 16:30

This will be a two-day event focused on BioPhotonics education and business in the field of HealthCare. Registration link https://goo.gl/forms/hSb9U8BqmZPSOuq23

The first day 13th of March (Biophotonics education) will include an intensive course on ”Infrared Spectroscopy for Bio-applications” for the students with the aim of introducing the photonics technologies and components are developing for the implementation of the MIRACLE project.

The second day 14th of March (Biophotonics business) will be organized for national and international companies and healthcare people for networking related to the topic ”Biophotonics for HealthCare”. HealthCare people are invited to introduce the problems and challenges they are facing and Photonics companies are invited to introduce their latest technologies, solutions, products, and services developed for the business in the field of HealthCare. Students are welcome to listen.


Tentative program

14th March program

09:00-09.30 Registration

09:30-10.45 Session 1: Disease and infection diagnoses

NeuroCenter of Finland and Medical Photonics – Mikael von und zu Fraunberg (MD, medicine, 30 minutes)

“ArcDia’s mariAST® as the most promising diagnostic platform to tackle antibiotic resistance”, Arcdia International Oy Ltd (30 minutes)

“The road to a perfect laser source for photoacoustic imaging”, Ekspla

10.45-11.15 Coffee break and discussion

11:15-12:15 Session 2: Microscopy and medical imaging

“Deep learning in imaging processing for modern healthcare and medicine”, Aiforia (Fimmic Oy) (under confirmation)

“Medical imaging”, Optomed Oy (under confirmation)

“Innovative X-ray detector products for various medical imaging needs”, Detection Technology Oyj (under confirmation)

12:15-13.15 Lunch

13:15-14.30 Session 3: Photonics in clinical medicine and surgery

“Industrial and Academic advances in Microsurgical Photonics”, Antti-Pekka Elomaa (MD, medicine, 30min)

“Fiber optic solutions for medical applications” Olga Bibikova Art Photonics GmbH

The time slot is available

14.30-15.00 Coffee break and discussion

15:00-16:15 Session 4: Photon therapy

“Photobiomodulation effects in wound healing”, Francesca Rossi (Istituto di Fisica Applicata ”Nello Carrara”, Italy, 30 min)

“Clinical applications of photodynamic therapy with semiconductor laser technology”, Modulight (under confirmation)

“Light therapy”, Led Tailor Innovation Oy (under confirmation)

16:15-16.25 Closing



The event will take place at the Tellus ’Stage’ of the Tellus Innovation Arena at the University of Oulu.



Project Funding

This project received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 780598.
The project is an initiative of the Photonics Public Private Partnership



Please not hesitate to contact Photonics Finland CTO Slava Vanyukov in questions about the event.


+358 50 4318780


maaliskuu 13 @ 09:00
maaliskuu 14 @ 16:30


Photonics Finland
University of Oulu


1, Oulu, Erkki Koiso-Kanttilan katu
Oulu, 90570 Finland
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050 3077130