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Dr. Wim Busing

Wim's present function is Director Business Development Life Science Europe at the FEI Company in Eindhoven. Wim has many years of experience in working with electron microscopes. After he finished his education as a (clinical) chemical engineer he started his electron microscopy career at the University of Maastricht. At this University he learned the basics of cryo-electron microscopy and did at that time demonstration for Philips Electron Optics, one of the few remaining electron microscope producers in Europe.  After 2 years at DSM doing polymer research using TEM and SEM he joined Philips EO, now FEI in 1988. He was working in the applications lab to demonstrate and to teach electron microscopy mainly in Life Sciences applications. At present, after being the head of the laboratory for 7 years Wim's main job is to developed business for FEI in Life Sciences. In this role he is always looking for new possibilities and trends in today's world of NanoTechnology.