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Managing Director - Holland Innovative B.V.

Ivo Aarninkhof is acting as Managing Director of Holland Innovative and CEO of Sigmascreening B.V. Aarninkhof has 20+ years executive management experience as board executive and board member, started and managed several high-tech / med-tech companies and held senior management positions for Philips in Europe as well as in China. Aarninkhof is board member of the Dutch employers’ organisation in the technology industry and member of the Supervisory Board of ‘’Academy Het Dorp’’. Aarninkhof holds a MSc. degree from the University of Twente in Acoustics and an executive MBA in Finance.


''Entrepreneurial innovation in medical technologies based on combined strengths from SMEs, Technostarters and Corporates."

Entrepreneurial innovation in medical technologies can be based on combined strengths from SMEs, Technostarters and Corporates. The combination of those strengths of these three different organization models will be described and you will gain insights into how innovations can be brought to the market more entrepreneurially. The ability to create passion, professionalism and a voluntary attitude is key in the successful growth of your innovation pipeline. In this lecture, you get insights into methodologies on how to do this. With that, you will be challenged to measure your own innovations on a new scale of uniqueness and professionalism.