About us

Founded by Neuro-biologists and instrumentalists, Karthala-system benefits from more than 10 years of lab development at IBENS.
Among the founders of Karthala system, Stéphane Dieudonné and Benjamin Mathieu (INSERM 2016 innovation prize) have been developpig the AODscope, a new acousto-optic RAMP microscope to fulfill their needs in Neurobiology.


  • This unique instrument has been designed by Biologists for Biology, meaning easy to use and robustness for real In Vivo functional imaging.

The founders team benefits from more than 60 years of experience in optical complex scientific instruments.