Timegate Instruments Ltd

We have strong scientific background and good knowledge in R&D and innovation. The founder team has developed and patented the Timegated® Raman innovation which they have also commercialized. This multi-talented team has a lot of experience in spectroscopy, research, pharmaceuticals, mining, PAT and data applications. We want to spread the joy of time-gating and ensure it is available for all who want to get more out of their material analysis.

We help you to accelerate your material research, solve complex analytical challenges and increase your productivity. Our mission is to help you to make the world healthier, cleaner, safer and more efficient. We want to hear about your analytical challenges!

Timegate Instruments Ltd




Teknologiantie 5b,
90590 Oulu, Finland

Tel: +358407504425

Invoice address:

Timegate Instruments Oy
Ostolaskut 15978C,
PL 10, 57090 VISMA SCAN

Who we are

Meet the team who went there where no Raman has gone before

Mari Tenhunen

Mari Tenhunen

CEO, founder


Tel. +358 40 750 4425

Mari is one of the founders and the CEO of the company. She has over 20 years of experience in industrial process instrumentation applications in her previous jobs. At VTT she worked as a team leader and senior scientist. Mari has excellent organizational skills with good sense of business. In Timegate, Mari wants to create inspiring workplace with strong company culture and ambitious goals. In addition to CEO’s duties, her responsibility is to find new applications, new markets and new potential customers for the Timegate’s products and technology. She is the ´mother´ of office dog Tapsu.

Lauri Kurki

Lauri Kurki

CTO, founder


Tel: +358 40 082 3634

Lauri is the ‘scientific and technological brain’ of the company and one of the founders. His background is in theoretical physics. For the past decade, he has delved in practical research and development endeavours within optical spectroscopy and related fields. You most probably find him in the lab, working on the hardware, software and esoteric physics and math to make it all work together. He loves not only inelastic scattering but also photoluminescence and good humour.

Jyrki Savela

Jyrki Savela

Product Manager, founder


+358 50 546 2900

Jyrki is also one of the founders of the company and his role is to manage product portfolio and production. He has a M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering. Jyrki is an excellent opto-mechanics designer and he is also our key resource in pilot experiments as he knows well the industrial environment and requirements. His lively and energetic spirit is like tornado in the lab and he speeds up our progress on all fronts.

Petteri Aitta

Petteri Aitta

Senior R&D Specialist


Tel. +358 50 322 4307

Petteri is our creative and productive R&D specialist with M.Sc. in Electronics. His core competences include electronics design in analog and digital domain, optoelectronics design and system design engineering. He has a lot of experience in designing various kinds of optical measurement devices in close collaboration with mechanics, optics and software designers. Petteri is hard working electronics designer who does not give-up until the system is working. Petteri is office dog Tapsu’s best friend.

Bryan Heilala

Bryan Heilala

Application Specialist


Tel: +358 45 332 1711

Bryan is a young and energetic chemist with a degree in M.Sc. (chemistry) and experience and background in analytical chemistry. He has work experience in fields of pharmaceuticals, mining industries and R&D projects. Bryan is focused on studying Timegated Raman spectroscopy applications and development of data processing algorithms and routines. Bryan is our mysterious ‘TGI man’ as seen in our completely serious TGI videos.

Miia Mikkonen

Miia Mikkonen

Business Development Specialist


Tel. +358 40 162 3905

Miia has a BBA in International Marketing and Product Development and M.Sc. in Geography (Regional Development and Politics). Miia has experience in mining industry, marketing and international business. She has a key role in business development to mining customer segment. Furthermore, Miia is open-minded and brisk marketing professional and quick-witted communications specialist. She is the team’s cheerleader.

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