Petra Dijkman, PhD

Petra Dijkman, PhD


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088 495 20 00


Petra studied Biomedical Engineering at the University of Technology Eindhoven (TU/e). This study integrates chemistry, physics and materials science with physiology and medical biology. After her MSc, she investigated the combination of tissue engineered heart valves and minimally invasive implantation techniques. She obtained her PhD in 2012 and continued her academic career at the University Hospital Zurich in Switzerland. After several years working as postdoctoral researcher and group leader, she left academia in 2017 and joined Hezelburcht as Consultant Life Sciences. Petra supports the researchers of the department of Biomedical Engineering at TU/e with grant related matters via a grant support desk. Besides, she is project manager for both a FP7 project and a project of the Dutch Heart Foundation.

Working at Hezelburcht

Since January 2017


  • PhD Doctorate | Eindhoven University of Technology
  • MSc Biomedical Engineering | Eindhoven University of Technology
    Specialism: Cardiovascular tissue engineering
  • BSc Biomedical Engineering | Eindhoven University of Technology


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