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Biomedical Optics & Medical Imaging

Trends and Opportunities in Biophotonics: a video presentation by David Krohn

In this video of his Photonics West presentation, David Krohn shares expert advice and perspective on the market potential, technology, opportunities and barriers in biophotonics.
5 February 2007, SPIE Newsroom. DOI: 10.1117/2.3200702.0001
The field of biomedical photonics is rapidly expanding, driven by development of breakthrough technologies for medical diagnostics, therapy, environmental sensing, threat detection, food safety, and other lucrative applications. In this talk, David Krohn summarizes key developments, trends, and opportunities from new business. This information is applicable to large corporations, start-ups, academia, scientific research institutes, or government agencies.
David Krohn, Managing Partner of Light Wave Venture Consulting LLC, has over 39 years experience in the photonics industry. Light Wave Venture is focused on developing photonics business opportunities in telecommunications, sensors, and biophotonics. David Krohn has assisted over 75 companies with activities in funding, planning, and management functions. He has been directly involved with founding four companies since 1994. He obtained his MS from Case Western Reserve University in 1967 and his PhD from Lehigh University in 1973. David Krohn has written 3 books, 51 papers, and holds 27 patents relating to fiber optics and optical sensors.
Originally presented at the Industry Perspectives session at SPIE Photonics West 2007.
Video length: 26:38
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