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Biography

Programme Manager - University of Twente | TechMed Centre

Wander is a driven professional with a big heart for healthcare, innovation, technology and entrepreneurship. He is currently TechMed’s Programme Manager for the strategic impulse programme ‘Sustainable Healthcare Technology Implementation’ in which he manages the university’s programs focused on the implementation of sustainable technology in healthcare. It aims to strengthen the University of Twente's position as HealthTech Innovation Hub in the region, the Netherlands and in Europe even further. He studied Health Technology Assessment and Innovation, and consequently has been involved in starting from the need of connecting technologies to healthcare practice. Starting from the need, what can technology solve in healthcare and what is needed in R&D to enable sustainable implementation of new technology in healthcare.

Presentation

PCV GROUP & UT COLLABORATION ON THE 'BREATHING SUPPORT HOOD', LESSONS LEARNED, DIFFERENCE NON-MEDICAL PROJECTS

In the period of April-May 2020 the PCV Group and the Tech Med Centre joined forces to rapidly develop a breathing support hood, for COVID -19 patients who were not sick enough for admission to the intensive Care, but to ill to be treated in ordinary wards. The presentation clarify how we together have set up this cooperation and it elaborates on the project results and lessons learned.