e/MTIC Conference 2022

Fast track to clinical innovation: the essentials

22 September 2022  @ 09:00-16:30 , Muziekgebouw Eindhoven



Marcel Levi
President Executive Board of the
Dutch Research Council (NWO)                                                           


Professor Marcel Levi studied medicine at the University of Amsterdam, became a doctor and obtained his doctorate. He always remained connected to the university and later became a professor of internal medicine there. He held various positions at the AMC, before becoming chair of the board there in 2010. He currently holds various other positions in the academic world, including chair of the international scientific advisory board of the Nederlandse Hartstichting (Dutch Heart Foundation). He is also a member of the supervisory board of the Netherlands Cancer Institute and the Centre for Human Drug Research. He is chairman of the cardiovascular IMDI (Innovative Medical Devices Initiative) committee. Currently, Marcel Levi is the President Executive Board of the Dutch Research Council (NWO).

Bastiaan Bloem 

Professor of Neurology, Radboud UMC                         

Professor Bloem received his medical degree with honours in Leiden in 1993 and his PhD degree in 1994. Educated as a neurologist in Leiden, he received additional movement disorders training at The Parkinson's Institute, California and the Institute of Neurology, London. In 2008, he was appointed Professor of Movement Disorder Neurology at Radboudumc. Bloem founded and directs the Centre of Expertise for Parkinson & Movement Disorders. Together with Marten Munneke, he developed ParkinsonNet, which has received multiple awards. His research interests are cerebral compensation and healthcare innovation, aiming to evaluate patient-centred collaborative care. Bloem is Secretary of the International Parkinson & MDS and Board Member, Executive Scientific Advisory Board (ESAB - the MJFF). In 2018, he was elected as member of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities and Academia Europaea.

Carmen van Vilsteren

Director Eindhoven MedTech Innovation Center (e/MTIC)

Carmen van Vilsteren received her degree in Industrial Engineering and Design with honours in 1985 from Delft University of Technology. In her role as Director of e/MTIC, she combines her knowledge of setting up innovation programs and public-private partnerships with scientific research. Furthermore, Carmen van Vilsteren is chair of the Top Sector Life Sciences & Health. She has extensive experience in the medical industry, including Philips as CEO and co-founder of Microsure.

Kees van der Klauw

Ecosystem manager at e/MTIC                                                      

Kees van der Klauw studied electrical engineering at TU Delft. He obtained his doctorate in semiconductor devices in 1987, after which he worked at Philips Physics Laboratory. From 1992 he worked for Philips flat panel displays and was involved in the realization of Philips LCD joint ventures in Japan and Korea. In 1999 Kees moved to Philips Consumer Electronics and became CTO of Philips TV and professional displays. Kees became Chief Architect and R&D Manager at Philips Lighting in 2009 and played a leading role in the transformation of LED lighting, IoT and systems. From October 2013-2018, he was head of Philips Lighting Research and responsible for splitting corporate research into two separate organisations. From 2015 he was involved, as chairman, in the establishment of the AIOTI. Since 2018, Kees is an independent innovation advisor (InnoAdds), Strategic manager for NL AI Coalition and e/MTIC ecosystem manager.

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