Speaker Plenary day 2
Drs. Rob Smeets received his Master degree in Economics in 1995, at Tilburg University, the Netherlands, with a specialization in International Economic Affairs. In 2006 Rob joined Philips, where he was responsible for informing and consulting the Philips’ R&D community on participating in European collaborative programmes, such as FP7 and Horizon 2020. His expertise in mainly in the area of medical technology (healthcare and medical imaging systems), ensuring Philips’ participation in the Health, ICT and MSCA programmes.
In his current role of Director Public-Private Partnerships Rob represents Philips towards European public authorities in the research areas of ICT and Health. In his current role Rob is in charge of managing Philips’ participation in over 20 running ETN and EID projects and many proposals under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions.