Bcon Medical develops state-of-the-art navigation solutions to guide surgeons during complex surgical procedures. The first applications are advanced rectal and lymph node cancer surgery. The company is a spin-out from the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI-AVL) in Amsterdam and is funded by private investors and two Venture Capital funds. It was founded in March 2021 by the Netherlands Cancer Institute, Theo Ruers, Nijs van der Vaart and Robin de Paus. It is located at the Marienburg Campus in Den Bosch (The Netherlands).



Nijs van der Vaart

Managing Director

Theo Ruers

Chief Medical Officer

Robin de Paus

Chief Technical Officer

Jasper Smit

Clinical Scientist

Willie Middendorp

Test Architect

Ludo Poot

User Interface

Henk-Willem Mutsaers

Quality System (Q-Serve)

Owen Callaghan

Q & R manager

Erik Boerma

Industrial Designer


System Architect


Koen Verhoef

Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam

Jip Tolenaar

Catharina Hospital, Eindhoven