Bosshard and Bucourt Join EPIC Board of Directors at Annual Meeting

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BRUSSELS, June 13, 2019 — The European Photonics Industry Consortium (EPIC) welcomed Christian Bosshard, vice president of the Swiss Center for Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM), and Samuel Bucourt, CEO of Imagine Optic SA, to the EPIC board of directors during the consortium's annual general meeting in Glasgow, Scotland, in April.
Benno Oderkerk, president of EPIC, welcomes Christian Bosshard (left) and Samuel Bucourt (right) to the organization’s board during its meeting in Torino in February 2019. Courtesy of EPIC.
Benno Oderkerk, president of EPIC, welcomes Christian Bosshard (left) and Samuel Bucourt (right) to the organization's board during the board's February meeting in Torino, Italy. Courtesy of EPIC.

CSEM is a nonprofit Swiss research and technology organization. Bosshard manages developments in the fields of micronano optics and photonics, sensing and security, large area and flexible systems, and the associated integration technologies for applications, including lighting, space and aeronautics, pharma and bio, and health and medical. 

He is also a fellow of the Optical Society of America (OSA), managing director of the Swissphotonics technology network, and a member of the board of stakeholders at Photonics21.

Bucourt founded Imagine Optic in 1996 and Imagine Eyes in 2003. The companies focus on offering instrumentation based on wavefront sensing and adaptive optics for academic, industrial, and medical purposes.

He developed a 3D probe, Le Conoscope, based on conoscopi holography. Bucourt is the co-author of several patents and scientific articles, as well as an expert in optical metrology and adaptive optics. He also serves as vice president of Photonics France, the national French photonics trade association.

Published: June 2019
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