Company Position Country
Holland Innovative Managing Director The Netherlands
Session
How do Big MedTech balance between collaboration, co-development, and licensing to access early-stage technologies?

Ivo Aarninkhof is founder of Holland Innovative in Enschede The Netherlands (www.holland-innovative.nl) and CEO of Sigmascreening B.V. (www.sigmascreening.com) and co-founder of several Medtech companies. Aarninkhof has 20+ years executive management experience as board executive and board member, started and managed several high-tech / med-tech companies and held senior management positions for Philips in Europe as well as in China. Aarninkhof is board member of the Dutch employers’ organisation in the technology industry FME (https://www.fme.nl/) and member of the Supervisory Board of ‘’Academy Het Dorp’’ (https://www.academyhetdorp.nl/) for long term care patients. Aarninkhof holds a MSc. degree from the University of Twente in Acoustics in The Netherlands and an executive MBA in Finance from Vlerick Belgium/St Gallen Switzerland/Nyenrode The Netherlands. Aarninkhof has published a book in 2021 (NL) and 2022 (EN) with the title ’Entrepreneurial Innovation’.