Ata Tuna Ciftlik


Ata received a double-B.Sc in Mathematics and Electronics Engineering, and holds an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Biomedical Microfluidic Systems. After inventing its core technology during his PhD, he has co-founded Lunaphore in 2014. He has 10 years of hands-on experience in design, development, fabrication, integration and testing of clinical microfluidic systems.


He authored 6 patents, 10 publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals and 14 in international conferences. Ata is leading Lunaphore since its conception in 2013. As the CEO, he is directly responsible for fundraising, business development, intellectual property and general management of the company.