Dr.-Ing. Pavel Novak Dipl.Ing. (1974) and Dr.-Ing. (1980) degree in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University in Munich, Germany. Postgraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering, Technical University in Munich 1974 – 1985 Fraunhofer Institute for Solid State Technology, Munich Applied research and development in Biomedical Engineering Broad scope of development projects from artificial kidney, artificial heart to blood pressure measurement equipment 1985 – 1990 Dornier Medizintechnik GmbH, Germering Dept. Head Electronics Development Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy 1990 – 2003 Storz Endoskop Produktions GmbH, Schaffhausen, Switzerland Dir. Development and Manufacturing Medical Electronics and Technical Endoscopy Development of endoscopic devices: insufflators, pumps, electro surgery equipment and OR1 technology Since 2003 Storz Medical AG, Tägerwilen, Switzerland Dir. Product Development ESWL and ESWT/AWT products About 60 patents and over 60 scientific papers and presentations. Member of BMT/VDE, ISMST, ESSM and IEEE.