Joop Clappers is an expert in the field of internationalisation in secondary and higher vocational education. As a project manager and content consultant, he is involved in complex international projects aimed at strengthening educational institutions. He has years of experience in capacity building in West Africa.
Ide works as a consultant on the topics of entrepreneurship, private sector development, business development, incubators and curriculum development.
Ide holds an MSc degree in Microelectronics from Delft University of Technology. He founded his own IT company before he turned 18. After obtaining his BSc degree, he was student board member of the YES!Delft incubator, where he worked on inspiring and helping students start their own business. He participated in the International Research Projects Delft (IRPDelft) project in 2014, where he conducted market research in Guyana.
In 2015, he worked on the soft landing programme for NWU University in South Africa, where he connected Dutch and South African SME’s as a freelancer for CINOP. In 2016 he co-founded the company Momo Medical, which markets a monitoring device to support nurses in daily care in hospitals and nursing homes. Within Momo Medical, Ide was responsible for funding, clinical studies, business development, certification and finance.
Marie is an AMID (Advanced Masters in International Development) trainee, who works with the CINOP Global team 4 days a week and takes master’s classes at Radboud University on Fridays. She is passionate about the power and role that education can play in triggering positive change, especially in developing countries. At CINOP, she will work primarily on projects in the French-speaking Africa region. During her AMID year, she will be figuring out which area within education she hopes to specialize in as a Junior Advisor. By participating in the AMID program, she hopes to be able to bridge the gap between academia and practice.