Full Name
Associate Professor Medical Technology
UMC Utrecht
Brief Bio
Dr. ir. Jaspers earned his master in Mechanical Engineering in 1996 and his PhD in Surgical Equipment design and evaluation in 2006, both at the Delft University of Technology. He holds a permanent position at the University Medical Centre (UMC) in Utrecht, the Netherlands. He has been leading the department Medical Technology Innovation since 2008. The work of Joris Jaspers focuses on the development, clinical feasibility and valorisation of Devices that support and may replace medical workforce (labour saving medical devices). His R&D projects focus on products for the labour intensive Operating-, Intervention- and Nursery-Room staff. The appointment of Associate Professor Labour Saving Medical Devices confirmed his role as a result driven innovation liaison. Joris is a member of the steering committee of the Society of Medical Innovation and Technology (iSMIT), member of the editorial board and reviewer of the Journal of Minimally Invasive Therapy and Allied Technology an reviewer for Surgical Endoscopy and the Journal of Medical Devices. Besides his scientific publications Joris is inventor on about 10 patent applications, of which about 5 has led to licencing deals or spin-off companies. Between 2017-2019 he was part time CTO of the Start-Up company Lapara Surgical BV and since 2017 member of the supervisory board of the Roessingh Centre for Rehabilitation.
Medical Technology Healthcare robotics Surgery technolgy Nursing technology Interventional technology
Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering PhD in Medical Instrument design and evaluation Academic leadership
ID-NL Innovation Award for the best Medical Device 2008
• Electrocardiogram Devices for Home Use: Technological and Clinical Scoping Review. , Alejandra Zepeda-Echavarria,……, Joris E.N. Jaspers, René van Es. JMIR Cardio 2023;7:e44003 • User-friendliness of a dedicated orthopedic device for knee joint distraction: experiences from clinical practice. Mylene P. Jansen, Thijmen Struik, Joris Jaspers, Simon C. Mastbergen, Roel J.H. Custers. Journal of Cartilage & Joint Preservation. 2021 (ref. JCJP 1000007) • The use of 3D laparoscopic imaging systems in surgery: EAES consensus development conference 2018. Arezzo A, …..Jaspers J, … , Mintz Y. Surg Endosc. 2019 Oct;33(10):3251-3274 • Implementing Medical Technology Equipment in the OR: Factors for successful implementations; Sewberath Misser N, van Zaane B, Jaspers JEN, Gooszen H, Versendaal J. J Healthc Eng. 2018 Aug 29;2018:8502187 • Technical feasibility of personalized articulating knee joint distraction for treatment of tibiofemoral osteoarthritis, Struik T, Jaspers JEN, Besselink NJ, van Roemund PM, Plomp S, Rudert MJ, Lafeber FPJG, Mastbergen SC. Clinical Biomechanics 2017.08.002 • A novel, intuitive instrument positioner for endoscopy, involving surgeons in design and feasibility. Bosma J, Boeken Kruger A, Jaspers J. Minimally invasive therapy & allied technologies. 2015:04. • The Minimally Invasive Manipulator: An ergonomic and economic non-robotic alternative for endoscopy?. Bosma J, Aarts S, Jaspers J. Minimally Invasive Therapy & Allied Technologies. 2015; 24(1):24-30.

19 October 2023 (Thursday)

Time Session
Joris E.N. JASPERS Moderator
Tien Jen Liu Moderator
Mei-Chi Meeting Room, IRCAD 2F
Calin Tiu Moderator
Cheng-Wei LIAO Moderator
Auditorium, IRCAD 1F