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Biophotonic Solutions

Biophotonic Solutions is a laser-technology firm - its products “turbo charge” other firms’ lasers incredibly enhancing their performance.

  • Stage $1M in TTM Revenue
  • Industry Electronics / Instrumentation
  • Location East Lansing, MI, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2006
  • Employees 6
  • Website

Company Summary

BSI has exclusive license to disruptive technology that unleashes latent capabilities of ultra-fast “femto-second” lasers, with applications in scientific research and a number of multi-billion vertical biomedical and defense markets including biomedical imaging, corrective laser eye surgery, and mass spectrometry.


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    Marcos Dantus
    Founding/Interim CEO

    University Distinguished Professor, MSU Dept of Chemistry and Dept of Physics & Astronomy. Received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from CalTech in 1991, his work was cited in the 1999 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Raised in a family of entrepreneurs, he co-founded KTM Industries Inc. a firm that produces biodegradable packaging materials. This provided ample experience on start-ups. Dantus has 45 invention disclosures & 36 issued and pending patents

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    Igor Pastirk

    PhD in 2002 from MSU working in the Dantus Research Group and joined BSI in 2004 as its first and only employee until 2006. Pastirk worked on the implementation of the MIIPS technique and wrote the software for the MIIPS systems. Successfully completed Phase I and Phase II STTR projects funded by Army Research Office (2004-2008). He leads and oversees development, production, sales and marketing of MIIPS-based ultrafast pulse shapers.


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    Jonathon Raven, practices at Fraser Trebilcock, Lansing MI
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    Susan Wozena

Previous Investors

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    Marcos Dantos
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    J. Michael Losh