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‘You can always find the funds to finance a smashing idea’

20-01-2017

20CreathonAn app to prevent food waste, experiencing the beautiful landscape of Twente while in the city, and a rain barrel that takes care of emptying itself before the next downpour to prevent flooding. Beautiful innovative [...]

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1.8 million euro for fast detection of explosives, Eye on Air expands team

17-01-2017

Existing shareholder Mainport Innovation Fund and a group of private investors have invested 1.8 million euro in the Dutch technology firm Eye on Air, which develops technology for fast screening for explosives of [...]

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Pre-seed schemes results: Confidence in Twente startups growing

23-12-2016

Positive employment prospects for innovative high-tech companies The results of the Pre-seed Companies Monitor of the University of Twente were presented in December. The developments of three schemes for start-ups [...]

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Example cases: Innovation from Twente

In the period 2007 - 2013, more than 60 projects have been supported by the "Twentse Innovatieroute". Both the government and companies invested about 275 million euros in these innovation projects. You will find information about these projects on our website.

Opportunities for entrepreneurs in micro- and nanotechnology

High Tech Factory is a production facility with cleanrooms, laboratories and offices where companies in micro- and nanotechnology can produce their products in high volumes. The number of companies in micro- and nanotechnology is growing. They have a pres...
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Quicker recovery with a rehabilitation robot

After a cerebral hemorrhage, many people are partially disabled. The disabled portions of the body can recover, but it requires much effort and time, from the patient as well as a physiotherapist. The robot walks with you A rehabilitation robot can help p...
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New silicon microneedle makes injections pain free

The company U-Needle asked for a patent in 2008 to produce a microneedle out of pure silicon. Thanks to their own production method the microneedles from U-Needle are extremely sharp and have a very precise design. Edges and surfaces of the needle are sha...
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Kennispark Twente

Twente is a region burstling with innovation. Kennispark Twente helps innovative companies. Wether you would like to start your business in Twente, or would like to partner with companies in Twente: we provide you with the innovation network and the innovation support you need. In recent years more than 260 million euros was invested in innovation projects in the region. Each year we welcome some 60-70 new innovative startups to our region. Our innovationcampus Kennispark is home to 384 companies.
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