Company Profile

Optores GmbH is a pioneer in ultrafast swept lasers and optical coherence tomography. With sweep rates of several million OCT A-scans per second, Optores’ founders coined the term “MHz-OCT”. These ultrahigh speeds are ideal for novel OCT applications, such as real-time surgical guidance with 4D-OCT, large-area surveys, visualization of blood flow, and high-throughput industrial inspection.

Optores GmbH is a privately held company based in Munich, Germany.It was founded in 2013 based on Prof. Robert Huber's groundbreaking work on Fourier-domain mode-locked lasers and ultrafast OCT, for which he was awarded the European inventor award 2018, together with Prof. James Fujimoto from MIT and Eric Swanson. Optores’ core technology is protected by several patents.

The company is a spin-off from Lehrstuhl für BioMolekulare Optik at Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU) in Munich, Germany. Optores was proudly funded by EXIST Forschungstransfer (transfer of research), an excellence-oriented measure for high-tech start-ups. Optores' mission is to bring MHz speed to a wider audience, enabling new OCT applications.

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Optores is a proud SPIE corporate member.

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Job Openings

Optores is currently looking for interns.

Internship at Optores (German only).