This project is funded by the European Union.

Siemens Healthineers, Germany

Siemens Healthineers is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technology to the healthcare industry and a leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics, and clinical IT. In fiscal 2015, Siemens Healthineers had around 44,000 employees worldwide and posted revenue worth 12.9 billion euros, and profits of more than 2.1 billion euros.

Siemens Healthineers is building on over 160 years of innovation and considers research and development (R&D) as the key driving force behind the innovations that safeguard the future of Siemens Healthineers. The Siemens Healthineers Technology Center (TC) works hand-in-hand with the R&D teams throughout the company and is positioned to be a multiplier for the Siemens Healthineers business areas. With major research centers in Germany, the U.S. and India TC conducts basic and applied research and develops and sustains technical and clinical research collaborations.

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Dr. Ing. Sandro Francesco Tedde is a senior research scientist responsible for the organic photodetectors (OPD) technology at Siemens Healthineers Technology Center with project management functions. Main focus of his work is the integration of organic and hybrid photodetectors in different imaging systems in particular for medical X-ray detectors. Dr. Tedde has 35 publications in scientific journals and 46 patent applications in the field of organic and hybrid electronics.

Dr. Oliver Schmidt has studied physics at the University of Erlangen, specializing in semiconductor physics and medical physics. He prepared his PhD thesis at the Palo Alto Research Center Inc. (PARC) in the field of integrating optoelectronics with microfluidics for point-of-care testing. He joined Carl Zeiss AG in 2007 as a project and innovation manager for various research projects in the field of optical inspection and optical metrology. In 2012 he joined the materials department of Siemens Corporate Technology as a Senior Research Scientist. Currently he is heading the research group “Basic Medical Technologies” within the Siemens Healthineers Technology Center. His research is focusing on detector materials for medical X-ray imaging and optical systems for lab diagnostics. Oliver Schmidt has authored more than 20 publications in scientific journals and has been granted more than 35 patents.


Funded by EU

Call: H2020-ICT-2014-1
Acronym: DiCoMo
Grant Agreement Number: 643920
Duration: 36 months
Start Date: 2015-01-01
EU Contribution: €3,277,034.75

Here you can download the Publishable Summary of DiCoMo

Final Publishable Summary



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This project is funded by the European Union.


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