Sensor Innovations For Ingestibles And Implantables (Healthcare Sensor Innovations USA 2020)

Mrs Winny Tan, Business Development Manager
Imec
United States
 

Presentation Summary

Recent advances in nanoelectronics have made it possible to monitor health and offer treatment in an unobtrusive, continuous way. At the same time, large hospital equipment made way for small devices that can be worn, ingested and even implanted into the body. This presentation will discuss recent advancements in this field.

Speaker Biography (Winny Tan)

Winny is a Partnerships Manager for Imec, a nanoelectronics R&D institute in Belgium; with a focus on the Life Science, Medical Device and Healthcare segments. In her previous role, she spent 4 years consulting on business strategies for the market leaders in diagnostics. She enjoys roles that bring advanced technologies to market and successfully developed business plans to raise funding for spinouts from UCLA and Caltech in a start-up incubator based in Los Angeles. Winny received her Ph.D. from UCLA in which she conducted bio-microfluidics research.

Company Profile (IMEC)

Imec is the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. The combination of our widely acclaimed leadership in microchip technology and profound software and ICT expertise is what makes us unique. By leveraging our world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries, we create groundbreaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, and energy. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and also has distributed R&D groups at a number of Flemish universities, in the Netherlands, Taiwan, USA, China, and offices in India and Japan.
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