Management Team

Edwin Beckers, PhD (Managing Director) received his MSc and PhD degree in Chemical Engineering from the Eindhoven University of Technology. Subsequently, he joined Dutch research organization TNO as a project and program manager for research and development projects in various application fields like solar cells, semiconductor equipment and additive manufacturing systems. In 2013 he joined Demcon as project manager for Medical Systems development projects. As business grew successful, his role evolved to commercial and operational responsibility of the medical systems development portfolio as Business Unit Manager.


Wouter Rensen, PhD  (Manager Clinical Application, inventor, founder) is one of the co- inventors of the Optical Inflammation Detection technology. During his PhD research in Applied Physics at the University of Twente he worked as a research fellow at a Silicon Valley start-up. After that he joined Philips Research as a senior scientist, where he was active in the fields of non-invasive glucose detection, optical mammography, cardiac ablation monitoring and micro circulation monitoring in intensive care. In 2007 Wouter started together with Michiel van Beek the Rheumatoid Arthritis HandScan project. Wouter was actively involved in the fundraising and spin-out process which led to the incorporation of Hemics. Wouter is (co)author of 36 patent applications and numerous scientific publications.


Michiel van Beek, PhD (Manager Technology, inventor, founder) has been active in the field of optical medical technology for more than a decade. After obtaining his PhD in laser physics at the University of Nijmegen he accepted a position as senior scientist and project manager at Philips Research where he worked on various healthcare related topics, always with a focus on system creation and clinical evaluation. At Philips, Michiel co-invented the Optical Inflammation Detection technology and subsequently started the HandScan project to further develop the technology. Together with Wouter Rensen he led the technology to a successful spin-out in 2011. Michiel has 17 granted US patents, is (co)author of 51 patent applications and 20 scientific publications.