Our team

Maximilian Heintzen

Maximilian Heintzen

Founder

Background: Medicine

Currently: Physician in Hamburg

Role: Max is our main advisor in the medical field. Max regularly talks to medical professionals and patients in German and Dutch hospitals to gather feedback on our prototype. In addition, as he is situated in Hamburg, he explores the market for our product in Germany.

Qualities: Critical, analytical and pitching.

Passion: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu

Melcher Frankema

Melcher Frankema

Founder

Background: Law

Currently: Master Private Law

Role: Melcher is the connects all the dots within IVWear. He takes the lead, efficiently manages business processes and manages external relations. His goal is to lead IVWear towards international success.

Qualities: Convincing, flexible and driven.

Passion: Sailing

Niels Weijermars

Niels Weijermars

Founder

Background: Biomedical Technology

Currently: BSc Biomedical Engineering

Role: Niels is the inventor of our innovative technology. He is constantly working on improving our wearable IV, ensuring the Ivy One will be ready for production soon. While the first prototype has been received well, Niels will continue to strive for the optimal solution.

Qualities: Creative, well-considered and loyal.

Passion: Saxophone

Gijs Schumer

Gijs Schumer

Business Developer

Background: Business administration

Currently: MSc Business Studies

Role: Gijs is a real businessman. Gijs is always calling, emailing or developing a new PR idea. He also establishes relations with the different stakeholders in the medical market. Gijs’s biggest goal is to commence a collaboration with a motivated investor to get our wearable IV to the patient as quickly as possible.

Qualities: Decisive, intuitive, team player.

Passion: Entrepreneurship

Peter Tuin

Peter Tuin

Product Developer

Background: Mechatronics

Currently: MSc Biomedical Engineering

Role: Peter is our builder. As a young boy, Peter has always been tinkering with diverse technical projects. His last project: an innovative medical measuring instrument. Currently, he uses his knowledge and skills to refine our prototype.

Qualities: Sharp, ingenious, down-to-earth.

Passion: Creating

Maximilian Heintzen

Maximilian Heintzen

Founder

Background: Doctor

Currently: Doctor in Hamburg

Role: Max is our man within the hospitals. Max talks to medical professionals and patients in German and Dutch hospitals to gather feedback about our prototype. In addition, he explores the market in Germany from his role as a physician.

Kwaliteiten: Critical, analytical and pitching.

Passie: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

Melcher Frankema

Melcher Frankema

Founder

Background: Law

Currently: Master Private Law

Role: Melcher is the connecting person within IVWear. He takes the lead, efficiently manages business processes and has contact with external parties. His goal is to make IVWear an international success.

Qualities: Convincing, flexible and driven.

Passion: Sailing

Niels Weijermars

Niels Weijermars

Founder

Background: Biomedical Technology

Currently: BSc Biomedical Engineering

Role: Niels is the man behind our innovative technology. He is constantly working to improve our prototype. He also ensures that the prototype is ready for production. The first prototype has been finished but Niels will continue to look for the optimal solution.

Qualities: Creative, well-considered and loyal.

Passion: Saxophone

Gijs Schumer

Gijs Schumer

Business Developer

Background: Business administration

Currently: MSc Business Studies

Role: Gijs is a real businessman. Gijs is always calling, emailing or developing a new PR idea. He also maintains contact with all stakeholders in the market. Gijs’s great goal is to establish a collaboration with a motivated investor to get the wearable IV to the patient as quickly as possible.

Qualities: Decisive, intuitive, team player.

Passion: Entrepreneurship

Peter Tuin

Peter Tuin

Product Developer

Background: Mechatronics

Currently: MSc Biomedical Engineering

Role: Peter is our builder. From a young age, Peter is tinkering together the most diverse projects. His last project: a medical measuring instrument. Now he uses his knowledge and skills to technically refine the prototype of IVWear.

Qualities: Sharp, ingenious, down-to-earth.

Passion: Creating

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Ambassadors

Our wearable IV responds to an international trend. Hospitals across Europe aim to increase mobilization of patients. Are you a medical professional who highly values the importance of mobility in the hospital? Please become an ambassador of IVWear. Toghether we can make a move!

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