The OpenFlexure project was started by Richard Bowman at the University of Cambridge. It is now developed and maintained by a global community, with contributions from academia, industry, healthcare and hobbyists. The current core team includes

Richard Bowman demonstrating the OpenFlexure Microsope to IHI.

The project has benefited from a number of former members, including:

The OpenFlexure project development has been a collaborative effort with our partners Bongo Tech & Research Labs, Ifakara Health Institute, the Texas Medical Centre, the University of Cambridge, and WaterScope. With particular thanks to:

The Bongo Tech workshop.

Bongo Tech logo

  • Valerian Sanga
  • Paul Nyakyi
  • Grace Anyelwisye
  • Stanley Mwalembe

IHI Logo

  • Catherine Mkindi
  • Valeriana Mayagaya
  • Joram Mduda

Collaborating with IHI.

Texas Medical Center

  • Daniel Rosen
  • Kelsey Hummel

University of Cambridge

Demonstrating the OpenFlexure Microscope at GOSH 2018.

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  • Alex Patto
  • Nalin Patel
  • Tianheng Zhao
  • Sammy Mahdi

Although we've never all met in person, here's the team 'together'!