Medical Innovation Xccelerator (MIX)

About us

Medical Innovation Xccelerator™ (MIX) is a startup that brings radical innovations within arm’s reach to help pharmaceutical companies select the most promising drug candidates – saving time and costs. Our team has decades of experience with organ perfusion, tissue models, and fibrosis research. We are passionate about our technologies and strive for excellence in everything we do.

We are MIX – pleased to meet you!

Mitchel Ruigrok, PhD

Chief Scientific Officer (CSO)

Business-oriented scientist with expertise in Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Research.

Bastiaan Buschman

Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)

Customer-focused sales professional with a degree in Small Business & Entrepeneurship (MSc).

Stephan Leuvenink

Supervisory board

Experienced serial entrepeneur with successful ventures across various industries.

Henri Leuvenink, PhD

Supervisory board

Professor Experimental Surgery at the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG).

Peter Olinga, PhD

Supervisory board

Professor Translational Biopharmaceutics at the University of Groningen.

Killian McCarthy, PhD

Supervisory board

Associate professor Strategy & Innovation at the University of Groningen.

Rutger Ploeg, PhD

Supervisory board

Professor Transplantation Sciences at the University of Oxford and University of Leiden.