Kynan Eng

I do technology startups, based in Zurich, Switzerland. Most of this work occurs at the interface between neuroscience, engineering and human-computer interaction.

My short bio is as follows: Currently co-founder and CEO at iniVation, board member at iniLabs, advisor at QuantActions. Former faculty at Uni/ETH Zurich, ran research group investigating neuroscience and medical applications of VR (45+ peer-reviewed scientific articles, 5 patents), before moving to transition technology to tech startups. Teach/coach startup cases from time to time at Uni Zurich Digital Entrepreneurship; founding co-director of the Misha Mahowald Prize for Neuromorphic Engineering; advisor for Karuna VR and Educreators Foundation. Helped send the first neuromorphic technology into space in 2021. Raised over $20M in research and venture funding. Startup-related awards include a CES Best of Innovation Award (2020) and a Red Dot Design Award (2022). Former founding chairman at SynSense; earlier startup YouRehab acquired by Reha-Stim. Previously worked in software consulting, software testing for a partner of Telstra, gas turbine design at ABB and Alstom, intern at GM Australia. Degrees in science (comp. sci., applied math.) and mechanical engineering at Monash University (Melbourne), PhD from Institute of Neuroinformatics at ETH Zurich.

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