Life sciences meets micro-nanoelectronics: zooming in on MEDICAL DEVICES

Understand what it takes to develop new medical technologies and how these will shape the healthcare of the future.


Restricted to 30 participants (first come, first served)


This Seminar series is organised within the framework of the XKET4HEALTH-project, executed by DSP Valley & in collaboration with AnSem, Biocartis, Cochlear and NxP. The XKEt4HEALTH project is funded by Agentschap Innoveren & Ondernemen.


09:30 - 11:00

Introduction Medical Devices

Medical device types and regulatory requirements (M Denys, BeMedtech)

Human Factor/usability/engineering process (T Ruytjens, Achilles)

11:00 - 11:15


11:15 - 12:45

Clinical trials for medical devices

ISO14155 Clinical investigation of medical devices / Good clinical practice (J Minten, Fakkel)

Market access, health economics & reimbursement (H Hellinckx, BeMedtech)

12:45 - 13:45


13:45 - 15:00

Sucessful Flemish Medtech development companies

In vitro diagnostics (H Windels, Biocartis)

Implants (C Vanhimbeeck, Cochlear)

Medical Imaging (Tom Kimpe, VP Technology & Innovation, Barco Healthcare)

15:00 - 15:15


15:15 - 16:30

Future trends & applications

On-chip point of need testing (L. Vanneste, midiagnostics)

3D printing & regenerative medicine (J Schrooten, Antleron)

Fibricheck, a smartphone based heart monitoring solution (L Grieten, Fibricheck)

16:30 - 17:15

Site visit

Barco medical division

Event Details


Thursday, November 23, 2017 (09:30 h - 17:15 h)


Barco, Beneluxpark 21, 8500 KORTRIJK


  • 180 €* for members of or DSP Valley
  • 270 €* for non-members
    VAT excluded

FLANDERS.BIO MEMBER BENEFIT: members enjoy a 33% reduction on the registration fee.



2017-11-23 09:30:00 2017-11-23 17:15:00 Europe/Brussels Life sciences meets micro-nanoelectronics: zooming in on MEDICAL DEVICES Barco, Beneluxpark 21, 8500 KORTRIJK

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For any further information about this event, please do not hesitate to get in touch with our Co-General Manager

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Willem Dhooge

Co-General Manager

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