Chief Valorization Officer with Flanders Make, the strategic research center for the manufacturing industry.
Filip De Coninck (1978) received a MSc and Phd in Mechanical Enginering from KULeuven University. He continued his work at the institution as post-doc in research projects and providing consultancy and expertise to national and international companies. In 2011 he joined Bekaert, a world leader in steel wire solutions and advanced coatings. He has held various positions in machine design, sensor development and exploration of new innovative technologies, linking the company long term strategy with the research community. Since September 2019 he is responsible for Valorization at Flanders Make.