TIM DAMGAARD CHRISTENSEN
Managing Partner, EU
Tim has an engineering background, and a 24+ years long career in the MedTech industry within hardware and software development, project management, program management, and product development. This includes all aspects of MedTech product development from the earliest innovation and ideation phases, through development, technology maturing, regulatory approvals, production transfer, until phase-out and taking products off markets globally.
Tim has 5+ years of experience from consultancy services, with diverse customer assignments within product data handling, QMS systems development and updates, as well as preparation for Inspections and Audits. Tim earned an MMT and Executive MBA from DTU in 2019.
Managing Partner, US
Dave is an enthusiastic promoter of Nordic innovation in the world’s biggest MedTech market and loves using his experience & contacts to build helpful relationships between Nordic companies and US business experts. He strongly believes that Nordic entrepreneurship can thrive the US MedTech market and that Minnesota is the place to start.
Dave is an experienced MedTech executive and entrepreneur with broad knowledge of the Minnesota startup environment. He’s the founder of multiple early-stage initiatives, both free-standing and within greater MedTech organizations (including GN ReSound). We called on him originally for his particular expertise in direct-to-consumer MedTech marketing strategy.
Market Assessment Partner, US
Stacy Eichenlaub has over 20 years of experience in all aspects of medical device marketing at small, medium, and large companies. With an educational foundation in science, technical communication, and business, she has been integrally involved in the development and launch execution of over 20 successful medical device and software releases. This experience started in the Medtronic CRM Therapy Delivery business and culminated in the launch of an innovative men’s health procedure called Rezum, which was sold to Boston Scientific in 2018.
Stacy is excited to partner with MedTech Bridge members to use her experience and network of trusted vendor partners to bring innovative new technologies from the EU to patients in the US that may benefit. Her primary mission is to offer medical device start-up and small companies affordable market assessments, proposed marketing plans, and support to ensure the company secures the funding and expertise necessary during product development to maximize US commercial execution.
MEDTECH BRIDGE ApS
MedTech Bridge is a legal entity registered in Denmark (CVR 43089293), is owned 50/50 by two of the MedTech Bridge partners, Dave Olson and Tim Damgaard Christensen, and is not-for-profit. Our goal is to advance MedTech startups and small companies at the fastest pace that is possible for our member companies - all for the benefit of addressing global healthcare challenges.
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