Eline Vrijland - van Beest
Eline Vrijland-van Beest is the founder and CEO of NightBalance, a leading innovator of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) technology. NightBlanace is a spin-off from the Delft University of Technology and has developed the Sleep Position Trainer (SPT), a proprietary, highly advanced and easy to use device to prevent obstructive sleep apnea.
The SPT is currently sold in 10 European countries. The SPT addresses the market of positional apnea patients – an estimated 25 million people in the EU and US. NightBalance has accumulated a wealth of clinical data (>35.000 nights) demonstrating the efficacy and ease of use of its sleep position trainer, and a substantial increase in patient compliance.
Eline has a technical background as an industrial design engineer (TU Delft, Cum Laude), and has further education in business innovation (Tias Nimbas Business School) and coaching. She was nominated as one of the 42 new talents that will conquer the world by Quote Magazine, she was in the top 100 most inspiring Dutch women according to Glamour Magazine and was nominated 3 years in a row for the Viva top 400 inspiring women. Eline is also a frequent speaker at medtech events.