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Key persons

Meet some of the key people involved in running the ACTPHAST 4.0 Photonics Innovation Incubator....
  • Coordinator

    • Hugo Thienpont

      Project Coordinator
    • Francis Berghmans

      Vice Coordinator, Member of the TCT, Leader of Technology Platform 2
  • Technical Coordination Team (TCT)

    • Michael Vervaeke

      Member of the TCT, Leader of Technology Platform 1
    • Francis Berghmans

      Vice Coordinator, Member of the TCT, Leader of Technology Platform 2
    • Jurgen Mohr

      Member of the TCT, Leader of Technology Platform 3
    • Christof Gorecki

      Member of the TCT, Leader of Technology Platform 4
    • Roel Baets

      Member of the TCT, Leader of Technology Platform 5
    • Meint Smit

      Member of the TCT, Leader of Technology Platform 6
    • Arne Leinse

      Member of the TCT, Leader of Technology Platform 7
    • Malgorzata Kujawinska

      Member of the TCT, Expert in Metrology
    • Peter O'Brien

      Member of the TCT, Expert in Photonics Packaging Systems, Member of Pilot Lines Advisory Board representing PIXAPP
    • Hercules Avramopoulos

      Member of the TCT, Expert in Optical Telecoms
    • Pentti Karioja

      Member of the TCT, Expert in Photonics Assembly
    • Peter Harmsma

      Member of the TCT, Expert in Sensor Systems
  • Central Contact Point (CCP)

    • Nathalie Debaes

      Central Outreach Coordinator & Project Finances, Central Contact Point
      ndebaes [at] b-phot.org
    • Johan Vlekken

      Project Workflow & Templates, Central Contact Point
      jvlekken [at] b-phot.org
    • Bernadette Callebaut

      Contracts Administration, Central Contact Point
      bcalleba [at] b-phot.org
    • Raymundo Vasquez

      Project IT Systems, Central Contact Point
      raymundo.vasquez [at] b-phot.org
  • Central Business Coaches

    • Peter Doyle

      Central Business Coach, Central Contact Point
      pdoyle [at] b-phot.org
    • Darren Martindill

      Central Business Coach, Central Contact Point
      dmartind [at] b-phot.org
  • Pilot Lines Advisory Board

    • Joanne Wilson

      PI-SCALE Pilot Line for the manufacture and system-level integration of flexible OLEDs into products
    • Liesbet Lagae

      PIX4life Pilot Line for multitype integrated biophotonic applications using silicon photonics integrated circuits
    • Peter O'Brien

      Member of the TCT, Expert in Photonics Packaging Systems, Member of Pilot Lines Advisory Board representing PIXAPP
    • Corne Rentrop

      INSCOPE pilot line for international smart collaborative open-access hybrid printed electronics
    • Jose Pozo (EPIC)

      MIRPHAB all-services integrated Pilot Line for the development of MID-IR photonics sensors in Europe
  • SME Advisory Board

  • Outreach Support Team

    • Peter Doyle

      Central Business Coach, Central Contact Point
      pdoyle [at] b-phot.org
    • Darren Martindill

      Central Business Coach, Central Contact Point
      dmartind [at] b-phot.org
    • Nathalie Debaes

      Central Outreach Coordinator & Project Finances, Central Contact Point
      ndebaes [at] b-phot.org
    • Aura Higuera Rodriguez

      Local Outreach Coordinator - JePPIX - Photonic Integration Technology Center
      coordinator [at] jeppix.eu
    • Francisco Soares

      Local Outreach Coordinator - Germany (North)
      francisco.soares [at] hhi.fraunhofer.de
    • Mathias Heckele

      Local Outreach Coordinator - Germany (South), Switzerland
      mathias.heckele [at] kit.edu
    • Dimitris Apostolopoulos

      Local Outreach Coordinator - Greece, Cyprus, Israel, Turkey
      apostold [at] mail.ntua.gr
    • Raphael Clerc

      Local Outreach Coordinator - France
      raphael.clerc [at] institutoptique.fr
    • Sophie Eve

      Local Outreach Coordinator - France
      sophie.eve [at] ensicaen.fr
    • Ernst Stelzmann

      Local Outreach Coordinator - Austria
      ernst.stelzmann [at] joanneum.at
    • Sergi Ferrando

      Local Outreach Coordinator - Spain, Portugal
      sergi.ferrando [at] icfo.eu
    • Jyrki Saarinen

      Local Outreach Coordinator - Scandinavia and Baltic States
      jyrki.saarinen [at] uef.fi
    • Marco Romagnoli

      Local Outreach Coordinator - Italy, Croatia
      marco.romagnoli [at] cnit.it
    • Patrick Morrissey

      Local Outreach Coordinator - Ireland
      patrick.morrissey [at] tyndall.ie
    • Tom Carr

      Local Outreach Coordinator - UK
      t.j.carr [at] soton.ac.uk
    • Manfred Rothhardt

      Local Outreach Coordinator - Germany
      manfred.rothhardt [at] ipht-jena.de
    • Marcin Witkowksi

      Local Outreach Coordinator - Poland & Eastern Europe
      m.witkowski [at] mchtr.pw.edu.pl
    • Maria Konstantaki

      Local Outreach Coordinator - Greece
      mkonst [at] iesl.forth.gr
    • Paul Van Dijk

      Local Outreach Coordinator - The Netherlands
      p.w.l.vandijk [at] lionix-int.com