Meet our team
Founder and CEO
He leads Institute IRNAS since 2014 with his inventor & maker mindset. He is in charge of business strategy, keeps an eye on all aspects of hardware development in projects we’re involved in, is an expert in telecommunications and regularly speaks about benefits of open and future-proof hardware at events around the world. He is also pursuing a PhD at University College London (UCL) in the EE ONG group and was a Shuttleworth Foundation Fellow.
Data Analyst / Programmer
Translates numbers into plain English. She manipulates and analyses collected data sets from prototyped systems to evaluate their performance and develop market-oriented solutions.
Partnering with software development team, she aids in algorithm design and implementation.
Loves CNC machines. He delivers perfectly manufactured prototipes and manages our production facilities. His pasion is slick production planning and CAM optimisation. He overlooks product assembly and ensures quality consistency of all our products.
He is in charge of development and optimization of hardware and software, with a special focus on embedded hardware and software and innovative ways of using existing hardware and methodologies in the process of open source research and development. He also takes the role of a project manager of hardware development projects we are involved in.
Is fascinated by the comprehensive engineering experience that offers product development. He manages every phase of the product development life cycle, from conceptualization to termination. He ensures functionality and usability of our prototypes and always finds a quick and efficient way of delivering our solutions to the customers.
Dr.rer.nat. Head of IRNAS Biolab / Scientific officer / Bioprinting developer
Biomimetics and tissue engineering enthusiast. He develops 3D bioprinting protocols for custom materials and applications. He manages science administration, but loves tinkering in the lab and finding new ways of measuring biological phenomena.
Client Relationship and Office Manager
She takes care of communications and marketing, develops, supports and promotes IRNAS’ goals and projects through online and offline channels, manages social media and develops websites, creates print and online contents, curates the IRNAS’ presence at conferences and produces and manages events.
Digital Fabrication Operator
As a part-time student member at IRNAS he is helping as photographer and digital fabrication operator.
Join our team!
Our team is based in Maribor, Slovenia and vacancies are primarily aimed at locals as we wish to optimize the creative interaction between the team, but anyone from anywhere is welcome to apply. We invite yout to check the open positions and apply via email.
We are also always looking for outstanding electronics developers to join our team in Maribor, Slovenia to work on open source open hardware systems for optical communications, control systems and other embedded devices, working primarily with Arduino environment, ARM devices and CPLD/FPGA systems.
We’re always looking for oustanding mechanical engineers, who are going to develop CNC machines (3D printers, CNC mill, plasma,…) and other open hardware systems.