Ingrid Adriaensen holds master degrees in business management and communication. She has a large experience working for private companies developing international business opportunities inside and outside Europe. At Thomas More University College, she lectured in the business management programme and worked as a research coordinator with a specific focus on ‘social inclusion’, especially for vulnerable groups, from a physical, mental or social point of view. At Licalab, she supports businesses and organizations to bring health and care innovations to the market. Licalab is a Care Living Lab that includes end users (elderly, patients, care professionals) from the beginning of the development process until market introduction. The main focus area is care technology, including medical care, assisted living, active and healthy aging, patient rehabilitation and mental health.