Congress Chairpersons


Adi Ickowicz - co Founder and CEO of MedicSense

Adi Ickowicz BSc, ME is the co Founder and CEO of MedicSense Ltd., a Clinical and Regulatory Affairs consultancy firm that specializes in assisting companies to navigate through the international clinical and regulatory maze.
With more than twenty years of experience, Adi Ickowicz specializes in developing company-tailored clinical and regulatory strategies, and has helped many companies meet technical and regulatory demands for their products, guiding them through specific technological requirements and best practices for the collection of clinical data. His previous experience includes managing clinical and regulatory affairs departments in both well-established and start-up companies. Until 2012 and for the last four years Adi Ickowicz was a lecturer in the Biomedical Engineering Department of the University of Tel Aviv.

Adi Ickowicz is QMS Lead Auditor (EN/ISO13485, FDA QSR and ISO13485 CMDCAS) since 1994 and a official BSI lecturer for Lead Auditors.


Ton Pennings - Director - CEpartner4U

Mr. Pennings is the Director of CEpartner4U, a European medical device Authorized Representative and consultancy office, with affiliates in the Benelux, USA, Israel, Russia and India.

His professional experience includes 27 years in the medical industry, including commercial-, operational- and quality-management.
He feels at ease in the international healthcare industry, has in-depth knowledge of diagnostic imaging and regulatory affairs, and has a vast experience with both developed- and emerging markets.

Ton holds a B.Sc. degree in electrotechnics from the Avans Hogeschool of ‘s Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands.

During the years, he expanded his knowledge by attending to various training courses including lean Six Sigma, DOOR management techniques, SDA sales training, business  Russian, advanced auditing ISO13485, ionising radiation at TNO, sales & marketing at Siemens Medical Systems as well as various courses on regulatory affairs and medical diagnostic imaging.

His activities focus on sustainable growth of the company, daily management, the general provision of information on regulatory compliance and the implementation of quality management systems under ISO13485 and ISO9001.

As Director of CEpartner4U and RA/QA Manager for Toshiba Medical Systems Europe BV, an industry-leader in diagnostic imaging, he has performed many audits throughout Europe.

Please be referred to the website of CEpartner4U ( for a more detailed profile of our company and services