Heleen Willemsen

Heleen Willemsen is working as Business Developer and Innovation Manager Medical Devices at IXA Office AMC

Heleen got her MSc degree at the faculty of Industrial Design Engineering at the Delft University of Technology. From 2008-2016 she was co-founder and CTO of BabyBloom Healthcare, a medical device start-up that brought an innovative, child-and parentfriendly neonatal incubator to the market. In this role she gained experience in start-up financing, IP management, product development, quality & regulatory management and international implementation of medical devices. Within the AMC she works in the Pontes Medical team, a collaboration between UMCU, VUmc and AMC on medical device product development and commercialization.

Areas of expertise: product development of medical devices, start-ups, mother-and child care.

Contact details: +31 (0)20 566 0068, h.willemsen@ixa.nl