Olivier HenryProgram Manager Life Science Technologies at IMEC, Belgium
Dr. Olivier Henry research interests and expertise lie in the development of new integrated microdevices with application in diagnostics, chemical and biochemical synthesis and cell and tissue microengineering. With a background in applied chemistry and instrumentation, he holds a PhD in Biomedical Science (Cranfield University, 2005). After holding research positions at GSK, Sphere Medical and the Universitat Rogira i Virgili, Olivier worked as a Senior Staff Engineer within the Advanced Technology Team at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, heading the Microfabrication and Sensors team and developing new approaches for the monitoring of microfluidic-based cell cultures, medical diagnostics and information storage technology. He joined imec as Program Manager for Life Science & Medical Device Technologies in 2018 where he bridges multiple technology disciplines to support and define technological roadmaps, support imec’s business development and relations with customers eager to build the next generation chips required to advance life science technology. He has co-authored over 40 peer-reviewed publications and hold several patents in the field of polymer and electrochemistry, microfluidics, sensing and diagnostics.