PulmoTech is fortunate to have a motivated team consisting of (biomedical) engineers, with the goal to develop an innovative system that is able to support critically ill patients on mechanical ventilation. Our team is supported by Wellinq Medical (technology partner), Applied Biosignals (software partner), MD Project, Avania Clinical and Matrix Requirements.

Rutger Flink


Rutger has worked within critical care environments as a Biomedical Engineer for over 9 years. With his goal to improve the treatment and quality of lives of the critically ill, Rutger has founded PulmoTech. Having a background in project management and QA/RA roles within medical device companies, Rutger oversees all activities within PulmoTech.

Niels van Rheenen


Niels is a process engineer (MSc) with 7 years of experience scaling up medical production lines.

Rik Schaart

R&D Manager

Rik is a graduated Biomedical Engineer who has joined PulmoTech during his graduate internship. He is responsible for the compliance of the catheter and all related documentation within the applicable (medical) regulations to successfully gain market access by the Notified Body (CE certification) and FDA (510k approval).

Rick Boerma

Production Manager / Operations Manager

Rick is an electrical engineer with a special focus on medical device development. As Production Manager, he’s responsible for the validation of the test set-ups and the commercial outroll of the production line. This also involves the training of all personnel involved on the production line. As Operations Manager he is responsible for managing all incoming materials and the operational management of our suppliers.

Willemijn Duivenvoorde

QA/RA Engineer

Willemijn is a graduated Biomedical Engineer. Within PulmoTech she is responsible for usability engineering, instructions for use, and has a special focus on the interaction between the iEPC and enteral nutrition.

Richard Flink

Business Development Manager

Richard is a senior sale- and service professional, with a background in Physics. He has many years of experience in the high technology market, consulting and delivering equipment to the semiconductor industry. As Business Development Manager, Richard is responsible for setting up and maintaining business relations with our distributors.

Hans von Pfuhlstein

Strategic advisor

As former Chief Strategic Officer of Hamilton Medical, Hans has extensive know-how of the mechanical ventilation market. This know-how is of great value for the go-to-market strategy of PulmoTech.

Mihajlo Milenkovic

Strategic Advisor

Mihajlo is an experienced innovation management consultant with a financial background.