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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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Key person involved: Dr.-Ing. Sandro Francesco Tedde


He 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.



Role in the project

SIEMENS will provide to the fellows a prototypical and strategical training regarding the design and characterization of organic based NIR photodetectors and their applications.

Recruited researcher: Cindy Montenegro Benavides


Project title

Incorporation of NIR absorbers into organic photodetectors


Recruited researcher: Dr. Alberto Gregori


Project title

Incorporation of NIR absorbers into large-area photosensor on PCB and realisation NIR imagers



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