Applying the powerful silicon platform for breakthrough medical and life science products-Winny Tan, PhD-02/23/2016 - 8:30am

Event Information
Event Topic: 
Applying the powerful silicon platform for breakthrough medical and life science products
Event Date: 
02/23/2016 - 8:30am
Event Location: 
Sunnyvale City Council Chambers, 456 West Olive Ave., Sunnyvale, CA
Speaker Information
Event Speaker: 
Winny Tan, PhD
Event Speaker Title: 
Partnerships Manager
Event Speaker Company: 
Nanoelectrics R&D Institute
Event Speaker Bio: 

Winny Tan, PhD 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 PhD from UCLA in which she conducted bio-microfluidics research.

Event Details
Event Details: 

Imec is a nano electronics R&D institute that is leveraging silicon technology and manufacturing to enable breakthrough medical and life science products. This presentation will explain how to access silicon technology through Imec, what is in the toolbox, and why it is poised to disrupt the medical and life science markets.

Dr. Tan will talk about 2 Imec programs for health and life science applications:

Imec Wearable Health Solutions - This program includes Imec’s advanced wearable health sensors, electronics, and systems with the aim of putting medical quality data in everyone’s hands. Keywords: health patch, EEG headset, smart band

Imec Life Science - This program includes Imec’s advanced life science prototypes and highly complex biochips, which integrate entire molecular and cellular workflows and detectors on chip. Keywords: PCR on-chip, cell sorter, holographic imaging