About PIONIRS

The company arises from an interdisciplinary team of alumni and professors of Politecnico di Milano (Italy), sharing the same passion for discovering more about the human nature.

Years of experience in the field of diffuse-optics, single-photon detectors and electronics were merged with a broad medical knowledge, in order to build PIONIRS.

Officially acknowledged as spin-off company of Politecnico di Milano and also supported by Micro-Photon-Devices, a company based in Bolzano (Italy) having years of experience in single-photon detection, PIONIRS is committed to deliver to the world the next-generation devices for Time-Domain Diffuse Optics.


PIONIRS Team – Executives

Mauro Buttafava

Mauro Buttafava

CEO & Founder
Michele Lacerenza

Michele Lacerenza

CTO & Founder

PIONIRS Team – Scientific Board

Davide Contini

Davide Contini

Scientific Advisor & Founder
Alberto Dalla Mora

Alberto Dalla Mora

Scientific Advisor & Founder
Antonio Pifferi

Antonio Pifferi

Scientific Advisor & Founder
Alessandro Torricelli

Alessandro Torricelli

Scientific Advisor & Founder
Alberto Tosi

Alberto Tosi

Scientific Advisor & Founder
Franco Zappa

Franco Zappa

Scientific Advisor & Founder

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