Dr. Matthias Seydack
Focus of work
- Medical electronics
- Optical and biomedical technology
- Approval of medical devices
- Obstacles for innovation in medical technology and how to overcome them
- Counsel for prospective medical device producers
Dr. Matthias Seydack studied physics and obtained a Ph.D. in physical chemistry from Humboldt University, Berlin. He then worked as project manager and later as CEO for a small diagnostic company where he gathered scientific expertise in the areas of optical, electronic and microfluidic point-of-care diagnostics. In the course of several collaborative R&D projects he had a chance to stay at the University of Science and Technology (Hong Kong) as industrial visiting scientist. As a result of his stay, he also acquired knowledge in the field of nano-biotechnology. For several years, Dr. Seydack was also in charge of the ISO 13485 certification of his company. As his next career move he joined TÜV Rheinland as a medical expert and auditor of quality management systems. In 2009, Matthias Seydack was hired by VDI/VDE-IT. In the position of senior manager in the Electronics and Microsystems Department he is currently responsible for topics of medical electronics and medical technology.
- Lecturer for Medical Biophysics in the degree program Medical Education (BSc) at Medical School Berlin (since 2012).