Costin Curatu

Costin Curatu is Head of Search and Evaluation in the BD&L group at Alcon, responsible for identifying and evaluating external assets and technologies to support Alcon’s Surgical Franchise portfolio strategy. Prior to his current role, Dr. Curatu held a number of positions with increasing responsibility in the Alcon R&D organization, his work spanning a wide range of ophthalmic diagnostic devices, refractive laser surgery devices, and cataract surgery devices (2006-2017). Most recently, Dr. Curatu served as R&D Project Head on programs aimed at conceiving and developing innovative IOL products. Dr. Curatu holds a BASc in Computer and Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto, Canada, a MS in Optical Engineering from Université Laval, Canada, and a PhD in Optics from the University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.