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Moshe Cohen-Erner, EE, PhD – Head of Research and Development

Moshe brings over 20 years of R&D experience in innovative product development, from basic ideation to field implementation, mainly for the medical-device industry, with global corporates as well as startups of all stages.

Most recently he served as CTO at early-stage company New-Phase (magnetic hyperthermia nanotechnology for cancer treatment). Prior to that he served a VP R&D and engineering at a GE Healthcare subsidiary where he led the development of next-gen, CZT-based, nuclear medicine imagers.

For over a decade prior to GE Moshe led the technology and clinical development at Orex, a medical-device startup which was later acquired by Carestream Healthcare. At Orex he headed the R&D physics, imaging and clinical applications teams developing high-performance digital radiography scanners and imaging systems. He played a key role in moving the company from $10MM annual sales to $100MM within 5 years. Moshe also served as a VP R&D at Smart Medical Systems, a pioneer startup in the development of gastroenterology and gastrointestinal endoscopy systems, as an R&D manager at Camtek AOI systems and in senior scientist role at ELOP (Elbit).

Moshe was a post-doctoral research fellow and a Katzir scholar at the Israeli Nuclear Research Center; he holds a PhD in Physics and Electronics from Tel-Aviv University, where he worked on Free-Electron Lasers, and BSc & MSc degrees in Physics and Electrical Engineering from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Moshe has more than 20 peer-reviewed scientific papers and 10 patents to his name.