Dr Peter Plassman
Dr Plassmann worked for the WDA’s Eurolink Department as a consultant between 1990 and 1993 and as a Research Officer at the Wound Healing Research Unit, University of Wales College of Medicine between 1993 and 1994. At the University of South Wales where he was a Reader in Computing at the Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences he became involved in thermal imaging projects. He is a co-founder of Photometrix Imaging Ltd, a company that was instrumental in a £1.2 million, 3 year NIHR funded project into diabetic foot ulceration headed by the National Physical Laboratory in collaboration with 3 UK hospitals under the clinical lead of King’s College, London. This project led to the creation of the Podium device and Peter launched Thermetrix Limited in 2018 to bring the Podium to market and help improve the lives of millions of diabetes patients.