Esther Rodijk is a Technical Physician with a PhD in the medical and technical validation of a robotic flexible endoscope for bowel inspection.
She works on accelerating the valorisation of medical-technical research by connecting researchers with companies and vice versa connecting entrepreneurs with the knowledge, activities and facilities of the TechMed Centre. This includes (setting up of) individual & strategic collaborations, positioning of the TechMed Ecosystem in Twente and scouting of valorisation potential at the UT.
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High Tech Knowledge Transfer - a project that facilitates knowledge transfer between the University of Twente and the relevant regional business community on Smart Industry and Technical Medicine using various instruments.
TechMed Living Lab - an open innovation landscape that aims to improve the medical impact and speed up the economic return of new healthcare concepts and products, using individual case support and a workshop series.