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Startup Challenge 2014 Finalists

Our team of expert volunteer judges have selected the following pitches to advance to final round in the SPIE Startup Challenge competition:

MagBiosense's revolutionary heart-attack diagnostic device
Dr. Amos Danielli, Founder and CEO

All-Optical Analog-to-Digital Converter on a Photonic Integrated Chip
Mr. Eric Wandel, Vice President
Innovative Photonics Technologies, LLC

Minimally invasive Disposable multi-functional microendoscopy
Prof. Zeev Zalevsky, head of electro-optical track at Bar Ilan University/CSO at Z-square
Bar Ilan University / Z-square

Norlase Compact Diode Systems
Dr Peter M. W. Skovgaard, CEO

QKD Corp. provides fiber-optical data encryption systems and solutions that offers unprecedented security to communication lines using quantum physics.
Dr Christian Weedbrook, CEO
QKD corp. 

Swept Image: On-Demand Precision Depth Mapping
Mr. Matthew Muller, Co-Founder
Swept Image Inc.

PlenOptika. Eyecare for all.
Dr. Nicholas Durr, M+Vision Research Fellow
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Prof. Robert McLaughlin, Associate Professor
University of Western Australia

Founding Partner


Lead Sponsor

Edmund Optics

Supporting Sponsors

Luminar Technologies