About us

SAFTRA photonics

is a Slovak high-tech company established as a spin-off from the P. J. Safarik University, Kosice, Slovakia in 2014. The development and the business strategies of the company are based on the research activities of the group led by prof. Pavol Miskovsky, the head of the Center for Interdisciplinary Biosciences at the P. J. Safarik University, mainly in the fields of photonics and biomedical research.

About us

SAFTRA photonics

is a Slovak high-tech company established as a spin-off from the P. J. Safarik University, Kosice, Slovakia in 2014. The development and the business strategies of the company are based on the research activities of the group led by prof. Pavol Miskovsky, the head of the Center for Interdisciplinary Biosciences at the P. J. Safarik University, mainly in the fields of photonics and biomedical research.

Mission

Photonics solutions for medicine, environment and cultural heritage

The mission of SAFTRA Photonics lies in providing a wide range of market driven research and development activities in the field of (nano)photonics science and technology transfer primarily focused on testing, analyses and controlling processes applied in medicine, environment, and cultural heritage.

Mission

Photonics solutions for medicine, environment and cultural heritage

The mission of SAFTRA Photonics lies in providing a wide range of market driven research and development activities in the field of (nano)photonics science and technology transfer primarily focused on testing, analyses and controlling processes applied in medicine, environment, and cultural heritage.

Vision

The long-term vision of SAFTRA Photonics is based on synergy between research performing in the Center for interdisciplinary biosciences, education in biophysics executed by Department of Biophysics of the P. J. Safarik University and related technology transfer implemented by SAFTRA Photonics. Sharing of the common laboratory space by all three institutions assure a high efficiency of such collaboration and has an important impact even for an economic and social development of the region.

Latest news

FutureNow Startup Awards 2017 Pavol Miskovsky

Startup Awards 2017 has boosted the company potential

Exactly a year ago, SAFTRA photonics has been awarded the FutureNow Startup Awards 2017, the most prestigious Slovak early entrepreneur prize. It has been a great achievement and boost for the company potential. In the ...
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End-to-end detection system introduced

First of its kind analytical detection system for low concentrations of organic substances in water was introduced by SAFTRA photonics. As the company CEO Pavol Miskovsky said, it is a milestone for the worldwide analytical ...
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Management – CEO profile

Prof. Miskovsky (CEO) obtained his PhD degree in Biophysics in 1986 at Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic and DrSc. degree in Biophysics in 2000 at Comenius University Bratislava, Slovakia. Since then he has been holding a position of full-time professor in Physics at the P. J. Safarik University. Prof. Miskovsky´s invited professor positions include: University of Paris VI (France), University of Orleans (France), Instituto de Estructura de la Materia, CSIC, Madrid (Spain), Fulbright fellowship at Iowa State University, Ames (USA).

He published his scientific results in 124 peer-reviewed articles (including six invited reviews) with more than 1000 citations in SCI. P.M. is a member of the executive committee the European Biophysical Societies Association and the member of the executive board of the pan-European infrastructure network Euro-bioImaging. He is an author of two patents in the field of Biophotonics. In 2014 he was awarded by the price “Scientist of the Slovak Republic”.

In 2014 he founded the company SAFTRA photonics to utilize the research excellence in products and services.


Projects

SAFTRA photonics has been working on multiple projects, 
either in consortia coordinating our effort with other institutions
or by direct RTD contracts with our clients.
Please see our ongoing projects here.


Laboratories

SAFTRA Photonics works on cutting edge scientific infrastructure,
shared with the Center for interdisciplinary biosciences
at the P. J. Safarik University. The team has at disposal
full range of laboratories.


Projects

SAFTRA Photonics regularly execute projects,
either by coordinating our effort with other
institutions or by direct contracts with our clients.
On-going projects in which SAFTRA Photonics is participatings:

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Laboratories

SAFTRA Photonics counts with a fully equipped
and cutting edge scientific infrastructure, which is shared
with the Center for interdisciplinary biosciences at the P. J. Safarik University.
We have in disposition the following laboratories/facilities:

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interdisciplinary research excellence
transformed into solutions
for medicine, culture and environment


Contact

Address 

SAFTRA Photonics, s.r.o.
Jesenná 5,

040 01 Košice Slovakia 

Billing details

 IČO (ID) 47871130
DIČ (Tax No.) 2024132176IČ
DPH (VAT Tax No.) SK2024132176


Contact

Address 

SAFTRA Photonics, s.r.o.
Jesenná 5,

040 01 Košice Slovakia 

Billing details

 IČO (ID) 47871130
DIČ (Tax No.) 2024132176IČ
DPH (VAT Tax No.) SK2024132176