Short Bio: Emmanuel Raptakis

Dr Emmanuel Raptakis has been working in the scientific instrumentation industry for more than 20 years, building innovative mass spectrometers since his PhD at the University of Warwick in the 90’s. His professional experience spans from engineering and senior management positions at large multinational corporations (Shimadzu), to founding two very dynamic and innovative start-ups: Fasmatech Science and Technology in Athens Greece and ASTA UK Ltd in Manchester UK. His skillset, enhanced by a Manchester Business School MBA, include hardware and software development, product management, medical devices, strategic management of innovation and building and managing highly effective, multi-disciplinary teams. He currently works to advance the use of mass spectrometry into clinical diagnostics.