Dr. Gunter Hass
CTO & Co-Founder, MircoOLED
MICROOLED (www.microoled.net) designs, develops, and manufactures high-performance OLED microdisplays for near-to-eye applications. The company’s core offering consists of highly integrated microdisplays for use in head-mounted displays (HMDs) and wearables, electronic viewfinders for cameras, sport optics, night vision, and thermal systems, as well as medical, and other applications. MICROOLED is uniquely positioned for these markets by providing microdisplays with the worldwide highest pixel density, lowest power consumption, very high brightness, and a widely recognised outstanding image quality.
Founded in 2007, MICROOLED is a privately owned company whose headquarter, R&D centre, and microdisplay manufacturing line are located in Grenoble, France, a renowned centre of excellence for chipset and nanotechnology. The company received the Ernst & Young Award “Entrepreneur of the year” for the region Rhone-Alpes/ Auvergne, France in 2014, the Champion of Growth national award in 2017, and the French-German business award in the category Innovation, New Technologies, and Industry 4.0 in 2017.
Dr Gunther HAAS, CTO and co-founder of MICROOLED has over 25 years of experience in R&D management in different companies in Germany and France (Thomson, Bosch, start-up) in the field of automotive and consumer electronics, in different technical fields like displays, sensors, or lighting, including the lead of several product transfers and numerous inventions. Has had been the founder of the Thomson OLED activity back in 2001 which laid the initial technical foundation for MICROOLED. Gunther hold a M.S. in Physics and a PhD in Electronic Engineering from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany.