11 December 2023 / 15:00 - 17:00 CET
EPIC Online Technology Meeting on Food and Beverages
Online Event

Photonics is an emerging technology that has the potential to revolutionize many industries, including food and beverages. In recent years, photonics has been used in a wide range of applications in the food and beverage industry, including quality control, food safety, processing, packaging, and sensing. Photonics-based systems offer many advantages over traditional methods, such as speed, accuracy, and non-destructive testing, making them ideal for use in the food and beverage industry.

Whether you are a researcher, an industry professional, or a technology supplier, this online meeting is a must-attend event for anyone interested in the use of photonics in the food and beverage industry. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the latest developments in this exciting field and to connect with other professionals who share your interests and goals.


15:00 – 15:10 Opening by Jeremy Picot-Clemente, Photonics Technology Manager at EPIC

15:10 – 15:25 Vision MarketsGrowth Drivers for Automation and Quality Inspection in the Food & Beverage Industry – Ronald Mueller, Founder
15:25 – 15:40 Vortex Optical CoatingsNear and Mid IR Optical Filters for Quality Control and Differentiation – Ian Reilly, Managing Director
15:40 – 15:55 Electrolux –  Cristina Bertoni, Project Leader
15:55 – 16:10 art photonics Promising Fiber Solutions for Molecular Analysis in Food Industry – Alexander Novikov, R&D department
16:10 – 16:25 Embutidos Martinez – Maria Cardona, Corporate Director
16:25 – 16:40 MantispectraThe Spectral Revolution: Near-Infrared Lab On-A-Chip – Francesco Pagliano, CTO & Co-founder
16:40 – 16:55 InPhocal – Robert van Tankeren, CEO

16:55 – 17:00 Closing by Jeremy Picot-Clemente, Photonics Technology Manager at EPIC


Ronald Müller is a Managing Consultant with Vision Markets, an advisory firm focused on the global Machine Vision market. His clients benefit from his 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, and product management in computer vision.

Managing Director at Vortex Optical Coatings
Project Leader at Electrolux
R&D department at art photonics
Corporate Director at Embutidos Martinez

Dr. F. Pagliano received his Master degree in Physics at the University of Turin (Italy) working on exotic gluonic states of matter at the KEK high energy synchrotron in Tsukuba (Japan). He defended his PhC thesis in Quantum Photonics and integrated semiconductor devices at the University of Technology of Eindhoven (The Netherlands). He has a strong expertise in III-V semiconductor nanofabrication and nanophotonics, quantum devices, metamaterials and lasers. In 2016 he founded the pure play foundry nanoPHAB, delivering custom photonics prototypes and devices to Industrial and Academic customers worldwide. Since 2019 is co-founder and CTO of MantiSpectra, leading the technological development and the strategic commercial adoption of revolutionary spectral sensing technologies.

CTO & Co-founder at Mantispectra
Jeremy Picot-Clemente, PhD
Jeremy Picot-Clemente, PhD
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