Bernard Hodac - CEO of OSMOS Group

Bernard Hodac

At age 22, Bernard Hodac created CRIFA, a French-German research and development agency with the new techniques of civil engineering as a h2 point. 

In 1992 he formed a partnership with Bayer, Strabag and F&G to create SICOM, where he carried out general management. He developed a prestressing system by fiberglass within SICOM, in which he integrated the first monitoring based on optic sensors. SICOM would become OSMOS, Bernard Hodac acting as the Founding President and Chief Executive Officer. In 1993 he obtained the monitoring of the Eiffel Tower, that of which is still in place today. He traveled to New York in the aftermath of the events of 9/11 to monitor the surrounding buildings of Ground Zero and to ensure the safety of responders during clearing operations.

Since 2010, Bernard Hodac has been involved with the Innovation Union, acting as the Co-Founder and President of SYNNOV. Bernard Hodac is behind more than 40 patents as an investor. He has written a wide range of publications on inter-company cooperation, structural health monitoring systems and innovation.