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OptoCeutics (a combination of Optical & Pharmaceutics) was established in 2018 as a university spin-out based on a patent from collaborative research at Danish Technical University (DTU) and University of California Berkeley (UCB).

We are advancing digital therapeutics solutions to neurological and psychiatric disorders such as

Meet Our CEO

Here’s the inside story of our passionate co-founder and CEO, Ngoc Mai Nguyen, and her entrepreneurial journey with OptoCeutics.

Watch this video to find how a group of scholars developed and patented a potential solution to neurodegenerative disease in record time.

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Our Mission

OptoCeutics develops future solutions to brain health utilizing non-invasive light technologies with the aim of providing better quality of life through innovative therapeutics for patients and families.

Our Vision

With collective efforts from research, clinicians and patients, OptoCeutics works to create a world where brain disorders are better understood, treated and ultimately prevented.

Our Goals

OptoCeutics solutions are developed to meet these three goals:

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    We engage in a dialogue with patients, their families and practitioners early in the development to be aligned with their needs and preferences.

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    We develop solutions that are comfortable, safe to use, and completely non-invasive.

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    Home-based Care

    The solution is to be used in the comfort of your own home. It is convenient and easily implementable in the everyday life.

Meet Our Team

Mai Nguyen


Marcus S. Carstensen


Jakob A. Hildebrandt

Business Development & Marketing 

Gustavo Miguel Feijóo

Lead Electrical Engineer

Jeppe Sloth-Olsen

Medical Design Engineer

Anders Bækhøj Larsen

Lead Developer

Henrik Enggaard Hansen

Firmware Engineer

Kasper Pihl

Product Manager

Chris Cobarruvias

Int’l Business Development

Marco Taranta

Digital Marketing Coordinator

Luna Skytte

Scientific Project Manager

Mark Alexander Henney

Eye-tracking Software Developer

Christopher Ravn Boe Jensen

Software & AI Developer

Jonas L. Lyngfos

Regulatory Affairs and Health Care Compliance

Asger Laurtis

Software Development Assistant

Mikkel Danielsen

Software Development Assistant

Martin Thorning-Schmidt

Photonics Researcher

Tjalfe Egholm Rude

Electrical Engineer Assistant

Marc Johannes van der Zwan

UX Design Engineer

Manuela Gajardo Bohme

Clinical & User Involvement Strategist

Bianca Laura Hansen

EEG Assistant


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