Biography Lucien Engelen

Lucien Engelen

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Mission statement

It is at the intersection of technology and patient empowerment, which is where Lucien Engelen (1962), founding director of the Radboud University Medical Centre REshape Center and advisor to the Board of Directors (since 2007) feels most at home.

The two worlds combined into the Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre and Singularity University in Silicon Valley & the Netherlands and in the Nordics he’s modus operandi is always challenging, sometimes provocative but always techno-realistic.

The objective is to keep Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre at the forefront of innovation and to have a soft landing in the future meanwhile creating a sustainable global health(care) for all .Creating breakthrough programs, foresights and products if industry lacks progression itself.


Name                         :      Lucien JLPG Engelen

Country                     :      The Netherlands

Date of Birth            :      July 2nd, 1962

Place of Birth           :      Roermond, the Netherlands

Phone                        :      +31 6 42309455

Email                          :

Twitter                       :      @lucienengelen

LinkedIn                    :

Weblog:                     :      LinkedIn influencer page  ( >650.000 followers)

Personal                    :      Photography, reading

Drivers Licence        :     Yes (Dutch)

Languages                 :     Dutch (Native)

English (Full Professional Proficiency)

German (Professional Proficiency)

Media (just some):

A documentary about our work that aired on National TV “The patient in the lead”

One of his talkes ended up on worldwide platform.

An item was made for BBC Horizons

Dutch : Universiteit van Nederland.

Dutch Podcast Zorginnovisie :


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