December 3rd & 4th, 2024


December 11th & 12th, 2024


Ivo Aarninkhof

Ivo Aarninkhof

Managing Director
The NetherlandsHolland Innovative

Ivo Aarninkhof is founder of Holland Innovative in Enschede The Netherlands ( and CEO of Sigmascreening B.V. ( 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 ( and member of the Supervisory Board of ‘’Academy Het Dorp’’ ( 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’.