Keynote speakers:

Dr. Zeynep Altintas

Technical University of Berlin, Germany

Talk topic: Novel biosensor surfaces
Zeynep Altintas is the Head of the Biosensors and Receptor Development Group at the Technical University of Berlin, Germany. Her background is biomedical engineering and biotechnology.

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Dr. Paru Deshpande

IMEC, Belgium

Talk topic: Integration of technology
Paru Deshpande, PhD, is Vice President at imec, responsible for the Department of Life Science Technologies.

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Prof Ir. Dr. Fatimah Binti Ibrahim

University of Malaya, Malaysia

Talk topic: Novel detection of infectious agents
Fatimah Ibrahim received her Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from University of Malaya (UM), Malaysia (2005). She is a certified Chartered Professional Engineer with Practicing Certificate (PEPC) since 2012.

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Mr. Tan Eng Tong

SilTerra Malaysia Sdn Bhd, Malaysia

Talk topic: Silicon and MEMS biosensors in the age of the IoT
A veteran with over 30 years’ experience in technology development and product strategy, Mr Tan joins SilTerra to provide strategic direction for Malaysia’s own semiconductor fab to enter into emerging markets such as life-sciences, automotive and silicon photonics.

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Prof. Anthony Turner

Cranfield University, UK

Talk topic: The impact biosensors have made to the world
Professor Anthony (Tony) Turner’s name is synonymous with the field of Biosensors. His thirty-five-year academic career in the UK culminated in the positions of Principal of Cranfield University at Silsoe and Distinguished Professor of Biotechnology; since 2010 he has been an Emeritus Professor at Cranfield.

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