About us




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Mission & vision

Momo Medical is a company that improves patient safety through technology. We do this by providing caregivers with the right information, at the right time. The primary application of our device helps nurses prevent pressure ulcers by means of a patient friendly monitoring system.

We believe that technology has an important support role in the healthcare sector. Good healthcare is all about people being able to help people. Technology can help caregivers do this by making the work safer, smarter, and more efficient.


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History

Momo Medical was conceptualised by alumni of the Delft University of Technology, Ide Swager and Menno Gravemaker in 2016. They decided to commit fulltime to the company in January 2017. In February 2017, Momo Medical B.V. was selected by the YES!Delft incubation program for tech start-ups. That spring, Momo Medical participated in the Life Sciences & Health (Dutch Topsector) Venture Challenge.

In cooperation with the Reinier de Graaf hospital, Pieter van Foreest nursing home, DSW Zorgverzekeraar and the Municipality of Delft, the company managed to grow quickly and involve many different stakeholders from healthcare in the development.

Momo Medical works together with a diversity of healthcare institutions. Besides these healthcare institutions, Momo Medical also has warm ties to the TU Delft Bioelectronics section headed by Prof. dr. W.A. Serdijn. The company is located in Delft and produces its CE-certified medical devices* in The Netherlands.

* CE Certification expected in 2019


Medical advisory board

Momo Medical is supported by various advisors. Our Medical Advisory Board helps us in developing a solution that is relevant to the clinical environment worldwide.

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Prof. dr. Lisette Schoonhoven

University of Southampton

Professor Lisette Schoonhoven is a Professor of Nursing within the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton. She is based at the Clinical Academic Facility in UHS. Lisette’s expertise covers quality and safety of fundamental nursing care, with a particular interest in pressure ulcers and skin health. Furthermore, she is immediate past president of the EPUAP, the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel.

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Dr. Wouter Brekelmans

Alrijne Hospital Leiden

Dr. Wouter Brekelmans is head of the wound care centre of the Alrijne Hospital in Leiden, The Netherlands. As of 2015, he is the Vice Chairman of the Dutch Association for Wound Professionals (NOVW). He has also presented and (co-)authored many international publications in the field of wound care.



Management team

Ide Swager

Co-founder

Ide holds an MSc degree in Microelectronics and graduated in the direction of bioelectronics. Before he joined the Delft University of Technology, he founded his own ICT company. During his studies, Ide fulfilled multiple board positions in student organisations and co-founded the foundation Engineers for Refugees. Ide is a connector with a passion for medical technology.

Menno Gravemaker

Co-founder

Menno has been an entrepreneur since his early childhood. From collecting candles for resale and building his own webshops, to leading a software project with 30+ programmers from multiple countries. He is creative, energetic and future minded. During his BSc, he was responsible for the acquisition of the fulltime board of the Electrical Engineering students organisation. He has also completed multiple entrepreneurship courses at Delft University of Technology.

Our partners


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Vacancies

Momo Medical is an innovative and ambitious medical technology company. We are always looking for talented and motivated people to join us, especially in the fields of engineering, mathematics, clinical technology, and business development. Please contact us if you want to be part of our growing team and come by for a cup of coffee!