Advisory Board

Dr. Kris Verstreken

Kris Verstreken, M.D., Ph.D., MSEE is Medical Director at IMEC and Board Member at Flandersbio.
IMEC performs world-leading research in nanoelectronics and nanotechnology. Its staff of more than 1,900 people includes over 500 industrial residents and guest researchers. IMEC’s research is applied in better healthcare, smart electronics, sustainable energy, and safer transport.
Kris earned his degree of Medical Doctor and his M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) and earned his Ph.D. degree in computer assisted planning and placement of oral implants at the medical imaging center of the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium).
He then worked at Immersion Medical (US) and XiTact (Switzerland) on medical simulation and robotics for endoscopy, laparoscopy, and balloon angioplasty. Subsequently he was active at Agfa Gevaert (Belgium) in business development and medical image processing. As CEO of Archimedrics (Belgium), he did consulting and data mining for medical diagnosis/therapy and financial trading. He started at IMEC as program director biomedical electronics in 2008.
Kris coauthored Biomedical chip technology: Small but powerful tools for our health. Watch COMPAMED 2010: IMEC — Kris Verstreken. Read Unique Micronail Chip Makes Electronics and Bio Cells Communicate. Read his LinkedIn profile.