Chris van Hoof
Chris Van Hoof is Senior Director of Connected Health Solutions at imec in Leuven, Belgium and Eindhoven, the Netherlands and imec Fellow.
Chris Van Hoof has a track record of 30 years of initiating, executing and leading national and international contract R&D at imec. He is passionaten about creating things that really work, and his R&D has resulted in 5 imec startups (4 in the healthcare domain) and he has delivered flight hardware to 2 European Space Agency missions. He has taken wearable health at imec from embryonic research to a business line with leading customers in the medical and consumer space.
After a PhD in Electrical Engineering (University of Leuven, 1992), Chris Van Hoof has held positions at imec at manager and director level in diverse technical fields (sensors and imagers, MEMS and autonomous microsystems, wireless sensors, body-area networks). He has published over 600 papers in journals and conference proceedings and given over 100 invited talks.
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