After an international commercial-technical career with various high-tech multinationals (Philips, Fluke, ASML), Richard started his own company in 2010. With Techno-broker BV he helps high-tech players to establish contact with international suppliers, partners and customers. As Coach/Specialist for the EASME SME program of the European Union, Richard coaches a number of high-tech SME scale-ups. Last but not least, he is a founding partner in 2 new high-tech start-ups (in the field of materials technology and health/well-being). Specialties: international business development, marketing and sales in market areas like advanced healthcare (incl. microfluidics, photonics), smart materials, electrical mobility and energy. Speaker at various (start-up) events.
Previously attended as speaker on the following Portfolio conference: