Dr. Rupert Ecker has been co-founder of the TissueGnostics group in Austria, Romania, and USA. He is Chief Executive Officer in TissueGnostics-Austria and TissueGnostics-Romania, Vice President of TissueGnostics-USA, as well as Area Manager of TissueGnostics China Division.
Before founding TissueGnostics he was a research scientist at the Competence Centre for Bio Molecular Therapeutics in Vienna, a joint venture between the University of Vienna and the Novartis Research Centre.
As a co-inventor of the TissueFAXS technology Rupert Ecker has always been significantly involved in research and (product) development from system design to clinical testing and has successfully headed several joint R&D projects with academic partner institutions in the fields of advanced computer vision, cancer research, stem cell biology, and personalized medicine.
Rupert Ecker graduated in Cell Biology from the University of Vienna. He has more than 20 years of experience in microscopy and image analysis. In addition, he has been trained in software development.