Meet our team


Jaap Drenth


Jaap Drenth is co-founder of Sensip-dx. He holds a Master in Business Economics and in Information Sciences and a postdoc in Business Controlling. Jaap made a career in connecting business economics and facts to daily operations and strategy formulation and implementation. He worked at DSM, Hoechst and served many years as interim manager in large corporations. He founded several companies in consultancy and manufacturing. Jaap enjoys starting new ventures more than managing a going concern.


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Prof. Dr. Thomas Cleij

Thomas is co-inventor of the Sensip-dx technology and co-founder of Sensip-dx. Thomas holds a PhD in in polymeric materials science (Utrecht University). After a career at the Louisiana State University (USA) and Hasselt University (Belgium),  Thomas was the driving force behind the development of the Maastricht Science Programme at the Maastricht University, which grew into the new Faculty of Science and Engineering.  Thomas is currently Dean of this faculty. He holds a chair in Nano(Bio)Technology and Bio-Electronics, focusing on the combination and interplay of novel functional polymeric materials and advanced applications in the life sciences, and leads the Sensor Engineering Research Group.

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Dr. Bart van Grinsven

Bart is  co-inventor of the Sensip-dx technology. Bart holds a PhD in Physics and is specialized in bioelectronics and nanotechnology. He has a career in this field at TNO and the BIO Sensor group of Hasselt University. After his move to  University, he has been one of the driving forces behind the the Sensor Engineering Research Group as part of the new Faculty of Science and Engineering at Maastricht University. Currently, Bart holds the position of associate professor in that group.

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Dr. Guuske Busscher

Guuske holds a PhD in Organic Chemistry complemented with an MBA. She has over 15 years of experience in several multinationals such as Johnson & Johnson, DSM and Aspen, where she evolved from R&D employee (in areas such as medicinal chemistry) to business developer and entrepreneur. Currently, she holds a position within Brightlands MHC as senior business development manager and is co-founder and owner of BioMosae BV.

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