UZ Leuven, Belgium


Jan Willems

Head of Procurement UZ Leuven

Jan was essential in the Open Market Consultation and for the internal analysis of the tenderers.

Philip Nafteux

Prof. Philip Nafteux

PI of the phase 3 Nightingale study in UZ Leuven

Responsible for esophageal program in department of Thoracic Surgery (head prof.Paul De Leyn).


Johnny Moons

R&D nurse department Thoracic Surgery

Research Associate responsible for Nightingale Phase 3 study in UZ Leuven.


Dr Bart Van den Bosch

Dr Bart Van den Bosch

Chief Information Officer

Chief Information Officer; has developed the in-house built KWS system since 1990. Dr Van den Bosch heads a group of 150+ IT personnel, of which 70+ are high level Java developers.

Dr Van den Bosch started the Nexuz program which provided the KWS system to other Flemish hospitals under a collaboration contract in the KU Leuven Flemish Hospital Network.

Paul Van Dun

Paul Van Dun

Head of Research & Development Knowledge and Technology Transfer Office

Head of the Research & Development Knowledge and Technology Transfer Office, which is responsible for all IP related issues. Paul has created >100 spin-outs, half of which stemming from biomedical sciences.


Dr Frank E. Rademakers

Dr Frank E. Rademakers

Chief Medical Technology Officer

Dr Rademakers trained as a cardiologist and is responsible at Board level for the Diagnostic Platform (all diagnostic medical departments), medical technology, IT and innovation at University Hospitals Leuven. Dr Rademakers is involved in basic research in cardiac mechanics and imaging and in process research at hospital level; as a result Dr Rademakers has over 100 peer reviewed articles; is on the editorial board of leading journals in cardiology; and has tutored several PhDs and Masters theses. Dr Rademakers is a Board member of several Flemish Hospitals and involved in the reorganisation of regional health care in Flanders.

Nancy Vansteenkiste

Head of Care Program Team

Head of Care Program Team at University Hospitals Leuven. Nancy has developed a specific care program score card including outcomes and indicators.

Dr Wim Tambeur

Dr Wim Tambeur

Head of MIR group

Head of MIR group at University Hospitals Leuven.