Founding developers Benedict Diederich and René Lachmann

While at the Leibniz-Institute for Photonic Technology, in Jena, Germany, Benedict Diederich  and René Lachmann combined their expertise and passions to democratize the field of modular microscopy. They aim to bring modular, open source optics to the most advanced use cases in microscopy. Both explore innovative solutions, blending optics, electronics, and software. They are the founders of openUC2, dedicated to not just keeping up with technology but pushing it forward.