Eindhoven, the Netherlands
Graduated from the “Philips Engineering School in Eindhoven” in 1975, option Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. I joined Philips Wire Wound Components Application Lab in Tilburg the same year, and since then held several positions in different domains, among which Application Engineer to Application Group Manager (1976-1994), Industrial sales special products Group Manager (1994 -2000).
Since more then 14 years I am involved in several FP7, Catrene and ITEA2 projects, as well in the JU programs Artemis and Eniac. Preparing now for the new Ecsel and H2020 programmes. As such I am responsible for R&D co-operative programs and for strategic industrial programs eligible to get support from the Public Authorities. I am specialized in Project Management, consortium forming and overseas relationships. As a project coordinator I take care for all project management activities in the projects, including proposal writing (management), submission of the proposals and guiding the running projects. Recently I was participating in the submission of the first ICT call in H2020.
Specialties: Specialised in Project Management R&D projects and overseas relationships. Account manager for Philips Design and for Philips Research Shanghai.
As such, being consultant for Siemens in ENIAC projects.
As such, being member of the advisory board of Solcalor BV in the Netherlands