Director Research & Product Development
Bart-Jan Korteling joined Polyganics in 2015 and heads up the Research & Product Development activities. He is responsible for the development of new technology platforms as well as development of new innovative products and applications. Bart-Jan Korteling carries a Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering and has a background of almost 25 years in the medical device industry with broad experience in research, product development and project management and a focus on technology, design control and design excellence.
In 1991 Mr. Korteling started at Cordis Europe, developing catheter-based custom made devices. He joined US-based company Biosense Webster in 1999, where he introduced various new electrophysiology catheters & accessories. In 2002 he returned to Cordis Europe, leading several cardiovascular projects on stent & balloon catheters, and taking-on management positions of increasing responsibility in product development and advanced research and development through 2008. After 2008 he set-up a new R&D facility for Alvimedica and worked on a consultancy basis for various medical device companies. Assignments included the development of a new concept for Ophtec and leading projects for Advanced Cardiac Therapeutics and Corvasco.