Bart Vanrumste

Bart Vanrumste

is a professor at the Faculty of Engineering Technology of KU Leuven. He is a member of the STADIUS division of the Department of Electrical Engineering and a member of eMedia research lab at campus GroupT. His research interest is ICT decision support in healthcare, particularly in active assisted living. He has (co-)authored over 90 peer-reviewed papers in international journals or conference proceedings. He is associate editor of IEEE–Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics.

Helder De Schutter

Helder De Schutter

is a professor of Social and Political Philosophy at KU Leuven. He works on issues of linguistic justice, federalism in multinational states, nationalism and nation-building, migration and citizenship, and the case for non-territorial jurisdictional authority. He also has a strong interest in 18th century philosophy of language. He is the director of RIPPLE, the Leuven research group in political philosophy, and a member of the CETRA’s steering group.

Jannique van Uffelen

Jannique van Uffelen

is Associate Professor and head of the Physical Activity, Sports and Health Research Group at the Department of Movement Sciences, KU Leuven. She has recognized expertise in Active and Healthy Ageing, based on her background in exercise therapy, human movement sciences and epidemiology. Her experience covers research into the benefits of an active lifestyle for physical, mental, social and cognitive health and wellbeing in an ageing population (65+ peer-reviewed papers).

Elske Vrieze

Elske Vrieze

is a professor and psychiatrist at the University Psychiatric Centre at the University of Leuven. Her research focuses on different types of eating disorders, such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating. She supervises the clinical care services and is responsible for the care program of eating disorders for adults and adolescents at campus Gasthuisberg.

Hannelore Strauven

Hannelore Strauven

holds a MSc in Engineering Technology and Biomedical Science. She is a PhD student in the Faculty of Engineering Technology of KU Leuven, active in the field of ambient intelligence and healthcare technology. Her work at the e-Media Research Lab at campus GroupT comprises the research into the feasibility and desirability of an ambient monitoring system to support incontinence management in nursing homes.

Marc Van Aken

Marc Van Aken

holds a Master of Science in Electronical Engineering, a Master in Management and a one in Social Sciences. He has over 25 years of experience as high tech entrepreneur and 15 years of experience as a lecturer in business (OU Business School-UK) and in communication and entrepreneurship at the faculty of Industrial Engineering at KU Leuven (Belgium). He is CEO of SO Kwadraat, an organization that has been coaching PhD students for the last 16 years to help them start their company.

Dr. ir. Greet Bilsen

Dr. ir. Greet Bilsen

holds a MSc and PhD degree in Electrical Engineering from KU Leuven. Since 2009, she is the valorisation coordinator of LICT (a KU Leuven research centre on ICT) supporting professors with the valorisation of their research. This includes a.o. establishing and supporting collaborations with industry and project consortia. She regularly contributed to project evaluations both as an employee of the Flemish funding agency as well as for H2020 and international funding agencies.