In 1999, Ronny van ’t Oever co-founded Micronit Microfluidics, currently known as Micronit Microtechnologies. Since 2011, he serves as Chief Executive Officer for this company. Prior to starting Micronit, Ronny began his career at the Abbott Diagnostics Division in Santa Clara, California. With a passion to bring innovative products to the market, Ronny recognizes the need to connect government, research institutes and industry. Up to June 2020, Ronny was Chair of MinacNed, a Dutch trade association aiming to strengthen the economic activity based on microsystems and nanotechnology. He is currently involve in the Roadmap Nanotechnology project team and is active on the board of Nano4Society. Ronny van ’t Oever graduated with a master’s degree in Physics at the University of Twente in Enschede. In 2007, he was awarded ‘Engineer of the year’ in the Netherlands.