About

Timegate Instruments Oy was founded in spring 2014. Despite its young age it enjoys strong scientific background. The Timegated® technology is based on tens of years of research in several Finnish research institutes and it is utilizing the patented technologies from that work.
TimeGate Instruments’ overall long-term objective is to become a solution provider and to provide fully calibrated analytical instruments for their customer needs.

TimeGate Team

Our Dedicated Team

Jyrki Savela

CEO, co-founder

Jyrki Savela

Jyrki’s role is to manage product development and production in TimeGate. He has M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and CNC Machinist degree. Jyrki has strong background in optical instrument design. He also involved in sales and business development work with Mari.

Lauri Kurki

CTO, co-founder

Lauri Kurki

Lauri has background in theoretical physics, and even more so in practical research and development endeavors within optical spectroscopy and related fields. Most of the time he is to be found in the lab, working on the hardware, software and esoteric physics and math to make it all work. Loves not only inelastic scattering but also photoluminescence.

Jouni Takalo

Application specialist

Jouni Takalo

ResearchGate

Jouni Takalo is a Ph.D. in Physics and Docent of astrophysics at the University of Jyväskylä. He has also worked as a teacher of mathematics and physics at Senior High School, as a space physics researcher at the University of Oulu, as a cryptology specialist in an ICT company, and as a senior researcher at the Physics Department of University of Jyväskylä. During 1998-1999 he was a visiting scientist in the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center in USA. He joined the Timegate team in the beginning of April, 2015 as a research physicist. Despite of the long career on diverse fields of physics Jouni is always eager to study new things in investigation and manufacturing.

Mari Tenhunen

CCO+CMO, SALES ,co-founder

Mari Tenhunen

Mari works as a Business Development Director of the company as well as in sales and application specialist. She has M. Sc. in 1993 and over 15 years’ experience in spectroscopic applications in her previous jobs. Mari’s responsibility is to find new applications, new markets and new potential customers for the TimeGate products and technology.