Dr Hans Hofstraat is Vice President in Philips Research. He is Innovation Manager and member of the Healthcare Program Board. He has worldwide responsibility for Healthcare Strategic Partnerships, actively driving the Open Innovation approach to Philips' Healthcare research program. Formerly, he was part-time professor in the Institute of Molecular Chemistry at the University of Amsterdam.
Next to his work at Philips he holds several positions in (inter)national advisory bodies, such as the Dutch Advisory Council on Health Research (RGO), and the European Scientific Panel for Health.