Invited industrial speakers

Invited Industrial speakers

Dr. Mikko Karjalainen, Research Scientist, Orion Pharma: “Imaging based High-Content analysis as a tool to guide medicine design”
Orion Corporation, founded in 1917 and headquartered at Espoo, Finland, is a Finnish company, which develops, manufactures and markets pharmaceuticals and active pharmaceutical ingredients for global markets. Development of new medicines is a challenging task requiring expertise from multiple disciplines and utilization of state-of-the-art technologies. This presentation describes how modern high-throughput cellular imaging aid a journey of the new medicine from original idea to marketed product.

Kustaa Nyholm, Research Manager, Planmeca Oy: “Dental applications”, “Next Generation Dental Operating Light”
Planmeca is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of digital dental units, CAD/CAM solutions, 2D and 3D imaging devices and software solutions.

Tuomas Turpeinen, Senior Scientist, VTT: “Optical Coherence Tomography for Industrial Applications”
In our presentation, we will demonstrate how OCT can help to solve various industrially motivated problems. In addition to taking examples from literature, we will present results from our own studies, most of which are related to the rheology of complex fluids.

Visa Kaivosoja, Electronics design engineer, Modulight: “Clinical applications of photodynamic therapy with semiconductor laser technology”
Modulight designs and manufactures lasers and optics for personalized medicine and a better life. We provide biomedical lasers for oncology, genetics, and ophthalmology, supporting laser solutions like system integration service and laser design & manufacturing.

Konstantinas Zakalskis, Area Manager, UAB EKSPLA: “Diagnosis and Monitoring of Inflammatory and Arthritic diseases. Optoacoustic future”
EKSPLA is a laser manufacturing company based in Lithuania. EKSPLA is known for their lasers and laser systems as well as other photonics components.

Dr. Valery Filippov, Director, Advanced Research and Product Development, Ampliconyx Oy: “Tapered fiber gain modules for scientific and industrial applications”
Ampliconyx it is startup from Tampere University of Technology, operated since 2017. The activity of company focused on the field of fiber lasers and amplifiers for industrial, scientific and medical applications.

Markus Mangold, CTO, IRsweep AG: “Single-shot microsecond-resolved spectroscopy of the bacteriorhodopsin photocycle with quantum cascade laser frequency combs”
IRsweep is a Swiss company offering optical spectroscopy solutions and multipass absorption cells. The spectroscopy is based on semiconductor quantum cascade laser frequency combs in the mid-infrared wavelength range.

Esko Herrala, Physicist, Business Development Manager, Specim: “Quality control applications”
Specim is a pioneer and leading company in the global hyperspectral imaging industry.

Matti Okkonen, VTT: “Future possibilities of machine vision”
In addition to trends like artificial intelligence and deep learning, machine vision is getting the push from developments in optics and imaging methods. Machine vision is getting beyond traditional RGB imaging ranging from 3D to Terahertz, enabling new applications. VTT has an active role in this evolution by developing and commercializing new machine vision technologies.

Jussi Lindgren, Technology Manager, Valmet Automation Oy: “Applications for quality control”
Valmet is the leading global developer and supplier of technologies, automation, and services for the pulp, paper and energy industries.

Tapio Koskinen, Co-Founder, Optofidelity Oy: “The use of imaging/machine vision technology in test robotics”
OptoFidelity provides robot-assisted testing & measurement systems for smartphones, tablets, laptops, automotive infotainment and industrial machinery.

Edmund Optics: “Lens systems”
Edmund Optics has been a leading design and manufacturing source in the optical industry since 1942, providing a wide array of multi-element lenses, lens coatings, imaging systems, and optical positioning equipment. EO has made substantial contributions to areas as varied as semiconductor manufacturing, industrial metrology, medical instrumentation, telecommunications, and biometrics.

Dr. Matti Kutila, Senior Project Manager (IPMA C), VTT: “LIDARS for automated driving”
The leading research and technology company in the Nordic countries. VTT offers a seamless path from R&D to manufacturing. VTT has been working with optical sensing components in vehicle domain (cars, trucks, work machines, etc.) for 25 years. Recently, one of the focus areas has been automated driving functions and situation awareness.