Cyril Vancura

Non-Executive Director

Co-Founder ​- Axelera AI

Partner at imec.xpand

Cyril is Partner at imec.xpand, an independently-managed early-stage VC fund investing in nano electronics-based innovation powered by imec, the world-leading R&D hub for nanoelectronics and digital technology.

Based in Leuven, Belgium, Cyril is focusing predominantly on deeptech investment opportunities in Europe and the US. Before joining imec.xpand, Cyril was Investment Principal at Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC), the corporate venture arm of Robert Bosch GmbH. At RBVC he was based in Germany, as well as, in the affiliate office in Silicon Valley. Prior to that, Cyril worked at the Research and Technology Center of Bosch in Palo Alto, US.

Cyril holds a Ph.D. and a diploma (Master Degree) in physics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, Switzerland.