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Current Experience

  • Member of Board of Directors Tervuren, Belgium
    Since December 2016

    • Member of Board of Directors
    • Investor in Company, Shareholder

    Lynxcare is a startup company focusing on providing immediately accessible high-quality summarized medical data to patient and care provider. Analytics on the collected and available data can be used for prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Several investors stepped into the company, amongst which BAN, iMinds and pharmaceutical companies.

  • CEO & Owner Schilde, Belgium
    Since January 2006

    Archimedrics is the company from which I run my projects as freelancer since 2006.  

    Example Customer Projects:

    • Develop Life Science solutions derived from new, adapted or existing engineering & technology.
    • Develop and test innovative ideas until (Dis)Proof-of-Concept, on individual and collaborative basis.
    • Implementation of Image & signal processing algorithms for CT, PET, MR, Microscopy.
    • Data Mining, Predictive Analytics, Modeling and Machine Learning, on Medical and Financial Data.
    • Strategic and technical advice and implementation on biomedical R&D projects.
    • Startup advice and guidance, with eventual participation and/or investment in promising companies.

    Example Companies

    • Technical due diligence, Barco, Kortrijk, Belgium.
    • Strategic advice, a major Medical Imaging Company.
    • Technology overview, Barco, Kortrijk, Belgium.
    • Future technology trends, Toshiba, Edinburgh, Scotland.
    • IMI RAPID Project on Infectious Diagnostics, Janssen Diagnostics, Beerse, Belgium.

    In-house projects (own capital time and resources)

    • Medical modeling: extract diagnostic/prognostic information from clinical lab samples combined with patient data. Defined multiparameter “tests”, highly predictive for infectious disease incidence & prognosis and related carcinogenesis.
    • Financial data mining: models of high volume trading and hedging on stock markets, applied for proprietary trading, with consistent high trading profit over longer periods (2001-2016).

Past Experience

  • Research Physician
    January 2013 --- January 2015

    • Clinical Trials Phase I & II, including patient selection, ward presence, dosage, adverse event handling, ECG reading.
    • Query resolution for Auditors, Data Management and Clinical Operations Unit.
    • Trial result Analysis/Data Mining, specifically for Thorough QT (TQT) ECG- based trials.
    • Analysis of screening failures to maximize screening efficiency and mimimize trial dropout.

  • Member of Board of Directors
    January 2008 --- May 2012

    • Member of Board of Directors
    • Advised on further growth

    Flandersbio is a biotechnology networking organisation, involved in lobbying, networking for the biotech industry in Flanders.  The organization also represents Flanders bio-industry on international events.


  • Program & Department Director Leuven, Belgium
    May 2007 --- December 2011

    • Lead and coach imec's life sciences research team.
    • Define and execute the long time scientific vision based on imec’s competencies/infrastructure. 
    • Establish strategic partnerships with scientific and medical centers of excellence.
    • Establish industrial partnerships, within Open Innovation framework if relevant. 

  • Board of Directors Leuven, Belgium
    January 2008 --- August 2011

    • Member of Board of Directors.
    • Assisrance with startup of center, including design of laboratories and recruitment of scientific staff.

    NERF is a multidisciplinary collaboration between imec, VIB ( and the university of Leuven ( to do fundamental neuroscientific research using nanotechnology.

  • Research Director
    January 2001 --- January 2003
    GPU-based real-time simulation of Cathlab, cardiac stent placement, laparoscopy and cholecystectomy with robotic front-ends, surgical instruments, realistic endoscopic or X-Ray display and physics-based algorithms.

  • Senior Scientist Maryland, United States
    January 1998 --- December 2001

    • Build medical simulators for catheter and pacemaker implantation.
    • Build medical simulators for bronchoscopy, sigmoidoscopy, colonoscopy.
    • Principal Investigator for DARPA and NIH grants.

  • Medical Doctor, General Practitioner Belgium
    July 1986 --- December 1994

    • Ad interim replacement of Medical Doctors in their practice during their absence.

    • Combined with engineering studies.


Self Assessment :
R&D Phase I Scientific writing3D PrintingBioinformaticsBiomedical EngineeringBiomedical SciencesC++CardiologyCardiovascular diseasesClinical researchClinical Study DesignClinical trialsCNSData AnalysisDeveloping Clinical Trial ProtocolsElectrocardiogram (ECG)ElectronicsElectrophysiologyEmergency medicineEngineeringGeneral MedicineHealthcareInterventional CardiologyInterventional RadiologyLife SciencesMedical consultingMedical Device R&DMedical DevicesMedical ImagingMedicineNanomedicineNanotechnologyMultiple dose tolerance studyNeuroscienceNMRNuclear radiology OphthalmologyOrthopedic surgeryPatient Screening and RecruitmentPersonalized MedicinePhysicsPhysiologyPre-clinical researchProblem SolvingProgrammingPythonRResearchscienceStart-upsStrategyTechnological InnovationApple DeveloperMatlab
LinkedIn Assessment :
PhysiologyBiochemistrymolecular biologyCell CultureCharacterizationDigital ImagingSimulationsStrategysciencePhysicsClinical researchSignal ProcessingHardware DiagnosticsAlgorithmsClinical trialsOpen InnovationMaterials ScienceGenomicsX-rayBioinformaticsChemistryLife SciencesR&DMedical DevicesBiotechnologyEntrepreneurshipResearchMedicineNanotechnologyNanomedicineMedical ImagingLifesciencesInnovation ManagementBiomedical EngineeringTechnology transferStart-upsPatentsPharmaceutical IndustrySemiconductorsBusiness StrategyImage ProcessingNeuroscienceProgram ManagementSensorsOpticsElectronics

Skills and Expertise

Self Assessment :
Analyze data Develop clinical trial protocols Interpret data Technology research Search literature on clinical trials Write papers Write protocolsAdvise on medical perspectivesAdvise on strategyAdverse event reportingAnalyze data/information to determine potential relationships.Assess adverse reactionsAssess subject safetybudgeting of R&D activitiesCapture data on source documentsClinical data collectioncollaborate in research projects at universitiesConduct research at universitiesConduct university research coordinating research projectsCreates a collaborative team environmentData miningDesign IT solutionsDesign scientific experimentsDevelop software programsManage research projectsPublish scientific projectsR&DReview dataReview medical reportsScreen patientsSet up research projectsTeach university studentsTrain Staff


  • PhD in Medicine from University of Leuven in 1999
  • Master in Electro-Mechanical Engineering, Option Automatization from University of Leuven in 1993
  • Medical Doctor (MD) in General Medicine from University of Leuven in 1986
  • Latin-Scientific in from St Lievenscollege, Antwerpen in 1979

Training and Certification

  • Advanced Life Support Certificate in 2014 Certification
  • Basic Life Support Certificate in 2013 Certification
  • Certified to read ECG's, also within a Clinical Trial Context in 2013 Certification
  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP) certified in 2013 Certification
  • Certified to practice Medicine and prescribe medication in Belgium in 1986 Certification


BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
Full Proficiency
Professional Proficiency
Elementary Proficiency

Work Preferences

  • Positions I am interested in:
    Bioinformatician Biomedical Scientist Business Consultant Chief Strategy Officer Clinical Research Consultant Clinical Research Physician Design engineer Engineer MD (Medical Doctor) Medical Director Medical Officer Physician Principal Scientist Project Engineer R&D Director R&D engineer R&D manager researcher Scientific Advisor Scientific consultant Scientific Officer Scientific Researcher scientific collaborator Scientist Senior Scientist senior software engineer Senior Strategy Consultant software engineer Study director Data Scientist
  • Positions I am NOT interested in:
    Compliance Manager QA Consultant QA Engineer QA Lead QA Officer QC/QA Manager Quality Assurance (QA) Manager Quality Engineer Quality manager Medical Sales Representative Medical Science Liaison (MSL) Medical Affairs Associate Marketing Manager Account Manager - Life Sciences Chemical Analyst Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Clinical Trial Assistant (CTA) Clinical Supply Manager Clinical Study Nurse (SN) Customer Service Assistant CTA Manager Customer Service Manager Customer Service Representative Customer Services Manager Drug Safety Officer Export Business Manager Formulation scientist GMP Operator GMP Coordinator HR Manager Industrial Pharmacist jobstudent Junior Consultant Junior Laboratory Technician Intern Junior Recruitment Consultant Junior Scientist Lab Analyst Lab Scientist Lab Technician (Toxicology) Laboratory Assistant Laboratory Technologist Management Assistant Logistics Assistant Logistics Manager Market Access Manager Master student Master Thesis Medical Advisor Medical translator Nurse Office Manager Ph.D. Student Pharmacovigilance Assistant Pharmacist Pharmacovigilance Officer PhD Candidate Procurement Expert Purchase Medicins Procurement Expert Purchase Medicins Qualified Person Regulatory Affairs Assistant Regulatory Affairs Associate Regulatory Affairs Consultant Regulatory Affairs Manager Regulatory Project Manager Research internship Research Technician Research Trainee Sales Administrator Sales Manager Sales representative Senior Clinical Study Nurse (SN) Senior Medical Sales Representative Student Student Internship Student Job Student Researcher Student Worker Supply chain manager Supply chain planner Veterinarian Veterinary Clinical Manager Veterinary Clinical Research Sr. Associate Waitress Ziekenhuisapotheker Translator Trainee Technician Team Assistant Attachee scientique Clinical Research Associate (CRA) Account Executive Account Manager Administrative Assistant Assoc. RSU Specialist - Translation Coordinator Business Development Manager Clinical Laboratory Technician Clinical Project Manager (CPM) Clinical Operations Manager CRM Director Regulatory Affairs customer services representative medical liaison veterinary medical liaison safety engineer QC associate Clinical Project Manager
  • Work From Home:
    Yes, 0 to 5 days per week
  • Work Regime:
    Permanent position :    flexible% FTE
    BrightOwl freelancer :    flexible Hours per week :    80-100% Free Per Month(in coming months)
  • International:


    Expert has 19 publications (Will be avalible with full profile)

Area / Region

Schilde, Belgium


Driving License
  • Yes