Ann Vandycke

Ann Vandycke graduated as Architect (Gent, 1994) and as expert-advisor real estate (Kortrijk, 1996), and currently member of the management of Mintus and head of the technical department of the organisation. Her expertise can be mainly situated in the field of optimal and universal design, restauration of historical and public buildings, process and project management,the use and implementation of sustainable materials and renewable energy systems and studie and implementation of new technologies and innovation in healthcare. She works closely together with different universities (national and international) to improve sustainability als wel as technical innovation in health care sector. She has organised various “living labs” troughout the organisation to promote of test technical innovation in various projects of Mintus. Ann Vandycke is member of Prof, an organisation which provides info to various groups (users and business developers, as well as companies) regarding new ways of providing health care and member of Zorgtech Belgium, a network of directors of technical departments of hospitals and other organisations in healthcare. This Abstract is being submitted also as a member of Zorgtech Belgium.