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Fokko P. Wieringa

Advisory Board Member

Fokko Pieter Wieringa (PhD) is Principal Scientist within the Connected Health Solutions Department of IMEC the Netherlands, and part-time associate professor of medical technology at UMC Utrecht.


33 years MedTech experience & (co)inventor of 19 granted patents. Specialized on interactions & spectral response of electricity & light with the human body, and medical device safety in general. Co-authored several international safety standards & EU-Directive on Optical Radiation Safety. Core driver of Dutch Kidney Foundations’ NeoKidney initiative to develop a portable artificial kidney. European liaison to the FDA/ASN Kidney Health Initiative (KHI) and driver of their international roadmap.


Strong interest in human factor engineering & interdisciplinary research. Member of Photonics21, IEC/ISO & AAMI 

KidneyX 2021 Award Winner for "MI-TRAM: Smart Module For Implantable, Wearable, Portable Or Bed-Side Artificial Kidneys", watch the video

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