Head of Business Development

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Dr. Edward MITCHELL
Head of Business Development and staff scientist
Send email to Dr. Edward MITCHELL
Phone: +33 (0)4 76 88 26 64

Ed is responsible for the ESRF's commercial and industrial programmes, and has over 20 years’ experience in protein crystallography and using synchrotron radiation. He has worked in a variety of roles at the ESRF, including project manager for the Partnership for Structural Biology and for the preparation of the ESRF Upgrade Programme, and has led the construction of three synchrotron X-ray stations.

   

Dr. Ennio CAPRIA
Deputy Head of Business Development
Send email to Mr. Ennio CAPRIA 
Phone  +33 (0)4 76 88 29 05

Ennio gained his PhD in Applied Physics at Cranfield University (UK). In his research career he has worked on the development of nanobiosensors and on nanocomposites. In 2011 Ennio joined Elettra where he worked on manufacturing of optoelectronic devices and particularly their characterisation with synchrotron light. In 2013 Ennio joined ESRF as the IRT NanoElec Industrial Liaison Engineer and in 2016 became the Deputy Head of the BDO.

Beamline Liaison with Industry

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Ms. Elodie BOLLER
Structure of Materials Group: High-resolution diffraction, microtomography and topography
Send email to Ms. Elodie BOLLER 
Phone: +33 (0)4 76 88 26 71

Elodie is our X-ray imaging specialist, mainly in microtomography, and provides high-quality 3D images of our clients’ samples. Elodie assesses the feasibility of experiments across a range beamlines and a broad variety of client problems and materials, and has worked at the ESRF for over 12 years.

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Dr. Michael SZTUCKI
Soft Matter: Small- and Wide-Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS/WAXS)
Send email to Dr. Michael SZTUCKI 
Phone: +33 (0)4 76 88 28 93

Michael is our expert in Small- and Wide-Angle X-ray Scattering (SAXS and WAXS) techniques and data modelling for Soft Matter industrial applications. He has more than 12 years' experience at the ESRF and is currently working on the High Brilliance SAXS/WAXS/USAXS Beamline ID02 and the Micro- and Nanofocus beamline ID13.

 

   

Dr. Romain TALON
Structural Biology Group
Send email to Dr. Romain TALON 
Phone: +33 (0)4 76 88 26 61

Romain is the scientific and technical contact of our commercial clients for the MX, BioSAXS and Cryo-EM end-stations. He has over 10 years’ experience in protein crystallography and using MX synchrotron beamlines. He has previously worked at the Diamond Light Source synchrotron as senior user support scientist of the XChem-I04-1 fragment screening facility.

 

   

Dr. Thu Nhi TRAN CALISTE
Bragg diffraction X-ray imaging techniques for defects and deformation in single crystals, overgrown layers and sub-surface damaged
Send email to Dr. Thu Nhi TRAN CALISTE 
Phone: +33 (0)4 76 88 23 92

Thu Nhi is our expert in different X-ray Imaging techniques such as X-ray topography, Rocking Curve Imaging and section topography, which are well adapted  to provide quantitative and qualitative information on defects in single crystals.

 

   

Dr. Pauline GRAVIER
X-ray Nanoprobe Group, Nanotomography
Send email to Dr. Pauline GRAVIER 
Phone: +33 (0)4 76 88 29 09

After her PhD in Material Science, Pauline joined the BDO as industrial liaison contact for nanotomography. She works on ID16A and ID16B beamlines to provide 3D images with nanoscopic-scale resolution

 

       

BDO Administration

   

Ms. Katherine FLETCHER
Business Development Administrator
Send email to Ms. Katherine FLETCHER 
Phone  +33 (0)4 76 88 40 90

Katherine is one of the BDO administrative contact points for all of our industrial clients: putting new clients in contact with the most appropriate beamline scientists, drawing up quotations and contracts, scheduling experiments and ensuring follow-up, and answering a multitude of diverse client questions on a daily basis.

   

Ms. Ewa WYSZYNSKA
Business Development Administrator
Send email to Ms. Ewa WYSZYNSKA 
Phone  +33 (0)4 76 88 40 90

Ewa is one of the BDO administrative contact points for all of our industrial clients: putting new clients in contact with the most appropriate beamline scientists, drawing up quotations and contracts, scheduling experiments and ensuring follow-up, and answering a multitude of diverse client questions on a daily basis.

European Grant Administration and Applications

   

Dr. Gary ADMANS
Business Development Engineer supporting European grant applications
Send email to Mr Gary ADMANS 
Phone  +33 (0)4 76 88 27 57

Gary has worked in science communication at the ESRF for nearly two decades. He graduated as a biological chemist (Kent, UK) and studied for PhD in synthetic organic chemistry (Exeter, UK). His research included projects with companies such as GSK, Dow Corning and Unilever.

IRT Nanoelec

   

Dr. Thanh Tra NGUYEN
Post-doc for IRT Nanoelec Project
Send email to Dr Tra NGUYEN 
Phone  +33 (0)4 76 88 45 38

Tra obtained his PhD in Physics and Optoelectronics 7 years ago in Rennes, France. He then worked as a postdoc researcher at the ESRF, on beamlines BM02 and ID28 for 4 years, on microelectronic materials characterisation and hard condensed matter properties. He is now working for the IRT Nanoelec project, developing advanced characterisation methods for the microelectronic industry using synchrotron beam.

Communication Group

   

Ms. Montserrat CAPELLAS-ESPUNY
Communication with Industry
Send email to Mr Gary ADMANS 
Phone  +33 (0)4 76 88 20 25

Montserrat is in charge of communication activities towards industry, including the ESRF website, the Industry Newsletter, as well as social media. She is a driven and inquisitive communication specialist with more than 15 years of experience working with international organisations operating in complex technical and scientific fields. She enjoys popping by the beamlines to meet the clients in person and getting a real feel about who they are and what the ESRF can offer them.

BDO Marketing

     

Ms Emily BASSET
Business Development Marketing
Send email to Mr. Christian PAZOS 
Phone  +33 (0)4 76 88 40 66

Emily  joined the BDO as a Marketing trainee to complete an MBA diploma in Marketing & Digital Communciation. Her main objective is to coordinate and assist the European project, InnovaXN.  She also focuses on the marketing and visibility of the ESRF by organising and coordinating national and international events, workshops and conferences.

 

     

 

 

MX Scheduling

 


 

Ms. Deborah DAVISON
MX Beamtime Scheduling
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Phone: +33 (0)4 76 88 21 09

Debby is our key contact for the planning of all MX experiments across the MX beamline portfolio. For industrial clients, this means regular MX shifts, Remote Access shifts and MXpress scheduling. This busy role keeps her in daily contact with our industrial clients and academic users alike.