16:30 – 17:00
Henk Kiela, Ing MBA, started Probotics AGV Systems in 2013. In the past years the company developed modular mobile robot solutions for logistics of small and large goods up to 800 kg for use in the logistics of distribution centres and manufacturing companies. Since 2007 he is a part time professor in robotics at Fontys UAS. In industry he has a carrier as innovator since 1982 in various positions in Philips, ASM Fico and Stork. In 1994 he started his first company Opteq, developing ultraprecision machines for polish free cutting of free form contact lenses. This company was sold in 2010.