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Entrepreneurs and investors talked about Exit Strategies during Fund the Future VI


Fund the Future by Eric Brinkhorst“You should be willing to sell your baby to Asia and never see it back” On December 6 Kennispark Twente and Powered by Twente – Innovation Events organized the sixth edition of Fund the Future at the [...]

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Professor Steven Walsh: “Let failure be your guide”


steve walshHis own motto and his key piece of advice for starting entrepreneurs is to “let failure be your guide.” With his knowledge of entrepreneurship and emerging technologies, professor Steven Walsh has already inspired [...]

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Motion capture technology from Xsens used for Shakespeare’s play


xsensMark Quartley as Ariel (Gramafilm) For the first time since its debut in 1611, William Shakespeare’s The Tempest can be seen onstage with all the wonder and magic that the author dreamed of, thanks to a new [...]

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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.

High Tech Factory

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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