Breast Fest 2019 the biggest event became great success

In the World Breast Cancer day, we’ve launched the biggest charity event in our company home town. Breast Fest has mobilized many habitants of Lublin City. Hundreds of women has heard about event and visited us at this day. The Breast Fest was organized for the purpose of building awareness of breast cancer among women. Our main aim was to examine as many women as possible. We’ve engaged doctors, oncologists, diagnostics and offered free breast usg examination and mammography. Finally all hours were fully booked. Whole event was organised with support of Polish Amazons Foundation. Every woman has found something for herself, in programme we had: discussion panels, free examinations, special women zone with many benefits for visitors, discounts from local clinics, psychooncologists, personal trainers and dietician advices. Breast Fest 2019 was a great success, the event has enjoyed the honorary patronage of the President of Lublin City.

SDS Optic – Startup of the Year by Newsweek Poland

Polish edition of Newsweek has awarded main prize to SDS Optic. We’ve been choosen as Startup of The Year and considerd most innovative and promising company.
SDS Optic has been picked up by a jury of leading investors and startup experts. We are so proud because there has been a lot of competition. Winning the Newsweek award gave us the extra boost that contributed to our fantastic growth over the past 12 months – says Mateusz Sagan, Supervisory Board Member, who has represented us at grand final in Warsaw.

SDS Optic chosen to take part in Euronext Programme

We are happy and thrilled to announce that we have been chosen, as the only company from Poland, to participate in the executive Pre-IPO 5th edition of Euronext #TechShare Class 2019-2020. Mateusz Sagan, SDS Optic Chief Business Officer and Supervisory Board Member, will take part in 2 academic seminars in Rotterdam and Lisbon as well in 4 workshop sessions in Berlin moderated by Euronext and key institutional partners, incl. investment bankers, legal advisers and auditors.

#TechShare, launched in September 2015, is the only European programme dedicated to tech companies focused on the future IPO. With annual cohorts of fast‐growing European tech companies, the programme is an educational network designed to help these high‐potential businesses understand the role of capital markets and how they can help them reach the next stage of their growth. Last year, for the first time Euronext welcomed companies from outside its domestic markets, with participants from Germany, Italy, Spain and Switzerland. The 2019-2020 class has a broad diversity with participants from across Europe: 13 from Belgium, 35 from France, 23 from Germany, 6 from Ireland, 12 from Italy, 12 from the Netherlands, 7 from Portugal, 12 from Spain, 12 from Switzerland and exclusively one from Poland.

The 132 tech companies participating have convened at Rotterdam’s Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship on 20 and 21 September for an academic campus on capital markets and TechShare 2019/2020 Class Kick-Off.Over the course of two days, top executives from companies in the life sciences, cleantech and TMT industries across Europe have been working with professors from the Rotterdam School of Management under the form of expert sessions and group workshops. Topics covered included the entrepreneurial mindset, leading growth, scaling beyong borders, attracting talents and managing ownership.

In addition, founder stories from Onno van de Stolpe, CEO of Galapagos and Brent Wissink, CFO of have related their experience of the IPO process and how they used capital markets to grow their business internationally.

The eight-month training, from September 2019 to April 2020, is structured around three main complementary modules, before graduating from the programme in May 2020:
• Two academic campuses with leading business schools, Rotterdam School of Management and Nova School of Business and Economics in Lisbon next March 2020;
• Four workshop sessions in each country with expert partners about the IPO process, the legal perspective, IPO valuation, equity story, financial communication, corporate governance and postlisting life;
• Individual coaching with audit firms, lawyers and communications/investor relations specialists providing customised advice on a more bilateral basis.

“Taking part in the #TechShare Pre-IPO Programme is a key milestone for us at SDS Optic to learn all key aspects of becoming public company and bulding value to our shareholders. Based on key takeaways from the programme we will be able to prepare a long term IPO strategy and detailed action plan. The kickoff at Rotterdam’s Schoold of Management has been a great networking event, mindsetting experience and keynotes from CEO of Galapagos and CFO of have been tremendous” – says Mateusz Sagan, Supervisory Board Member and participant in the programme.

Euronext Press Release can be found at the following link, as well as profiles of all participating companies:

SDS Optic on National Geographic Channel

It’s a pleasure for us to announce that we’ve been invited to cooperate with the National Geographic Channel. The series ” Poland is changing” present the most innovative and disruptive companies and technologies from Poland. The story about SDS Optic is available on the National Geographic Channel and online National Geographic You Tube profile.

Fiber Optic Sensing Specialist wanted

SDS Optic, headquartered in Lublin, is a highly innovative growing biotech company, focused on development of novel diagnostic strategies in the field of oncology. Company develops and innovates diagnostics solutions, responding to needs of patients with cancer and focusing on helping the healthcare with faster and less painful diagnostics. Our Mission is „Saving, Monitoring and Improving Lives through Innovative Cancer Diagnostics Solutions”.

As part of our R&D expansion plan and ongoing SME Instrument Horizon 2020 project we’re currently expanding our biology team and looking for a highly motivated and talented scientist to work as:

Fiber Optic Sensing Specialist
Ref. No. SDS 01/10/2019
Major Responsibilities:

  • Advanced knowledge of fiber optics techniques, especially in the sensors field – best in bio-sensors
  • Skills of spectral analysis of optical systems
  • Knowledge of thin-film technologies and physical-chemistry of material surfaces
  • Knowledge of techniques for analyzing the optical properties of thin layers
  • Experience in surface biofunctionalization is highly recommended


  • At least PhD level of physical or chemical or technical sciences
  • At least 2-4 years of experience in fiber optic or/and bio sensing field
  • Experience in chemical or material engineering in thin layers field
  • Experience in optics field
  • You have to show ability to carry out high quality science and demonstrate a high level of initiative and independence in performing experiments
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to be capable of organizing work of engineering team in diagnostics development projects
  • We expect from You to be flexible, multitasking and feel comfortable working in goal driven diagnostics discovery environment 
  • Fluent in English and familiar with computer general office applications

What we offer:

  • Working in a highly innovative, self-driven and growing bio-medtech startup, executing SME Instrument project co-financed by European Commission
  • Competitive package and great atmosphere

Everyone wishing to join us feel free to send your resume via Aplikuj button below marking with Ref. No. SDS 01/10/2019. Please add personal data protection clause if you wish to be considered.

We will get in touch only with chosen candidates.

Direct link to offer HERE