Poković, Katja


Poković, Katja

Co-Founder of NF Technology Holding AG

Former Director of Laboratories and Services


Katja Poković, born 1968 in Dubrovnik, Croatia, received her BS and MS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Zagreb, Croatia and her PhD degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland.

From 1993 to 1995 she worked at the Laboratory for High Frequency Techniques, FER-Zagreb, as assistant and technical secretary of the European COST244 project Biomedical Effects of Electromagnetic Fields. In June 1995 she joined the BIOEM/EMC group at the Laboratory for Electromagnetic Fields and Microwave Electronics, ETH Zurich, where she conducted her PhD work on optimized probe designs for near-field evaluations in the mobile frequency range. In October 1999, Katja was employed by SPEAG as Laboratory Director and in December 2001, Katja became an executive board member of SPEAG. Katja also advised SPEAG customers in all areas of near-field evaluation and optimization and represented SPEAG in standardization committees.
Katja co-founded NF Technology Holding AG (NFT) in 2001 which controls a number of companies including SPEAG and ZMT Zurich MedTech AG.
Sadly, Katja passed away on 15 December 2021 after a short illness (In Memory of Katja Poković). She was in the middle of her life and still had big plans for Z43 and especially for NFT and SPEAG. She is greatly missed.