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superconductorsvideo

Lighter Windmills Thanks to Superconductivity

It is a windmill on the Danish coast at Thyborøn that is the world’s first: recently the conventional electrical generator, with permanent magnets, was...
Prosthetic Technologyvideo

New Prosthetic Technology Lets You Control Artificial Arms as Your Own...

There are millions of people around the world that lost some part of their body as a result of amputation. Engineering solutions have the...
3D metal structures

Gold ‘Micro Jewels’ from the 3D Printer

Thanks to a laser technique that ejects ultra-tiny droplets of metal, it is now possible to print 3D metal structures, not only simple ‘piles’...
topological materials

Superconductivity Where You Don’t Expect It Topological Materials Keep Surprising

The special properties of ‘topological materials’ typically occur at their surface. These materials, for example insulators that do conduct current at their surface, are...
Quantum computers

UT Researchers Develop Interesting Building Blocks for Quantum Computers

Researchers at the MESA+ research institute of the University of Twente, working together with colleagues in Delft and Eindhoven, have successfully developed nanowires allowing...
Organ-on-a-chip

Network Lays the Foundations for Joint European Organ-on-a-Chip Research

The University of Twente will be taking part in a European research network to promote organ-on-a-chip technology. Organ-on-a-chip systems enable the recapitulation of human...
Energy Transition Research, Wearable Robotics Lab, dialysis membranes, post stroke, Islet Transplantation, 3D printed veins, diamond crystal, Diabetes, Transistors, alcohol addiction, chronic pain

Lithium Works and UT Join Forces in Energy Transition Research

Energy management company Lithium Werks announced that it will build a major clean energy research and development (R&D) campus at Technology Base. Together with...
quieter aircraft

UT Joins Forces with Industry to Build Quieter Aircraft

With the development of turbofan engines, new aircraft have already become much quieter in recent years. The greatest gains can now be made in...
Organ-on-a-chip

‘Eye-on-a-Chip’: New Views on Eye Disease Treatment

A living retina fragment on a chip, working as a model for the eye, will enable eye disease research, as well as the development...
Bioinspired Sensor

Virus Detection Using Lifelike Interaction

In order to detect an influenza virus successfully, even in small concentrations, you would like to know in what way the virus interacts with...
robotic birds

Robots Flying like Birds

The first robotic birds, like the Robird® that was developed at the University of Twente, are flying and operational right now. Still, taking off and landing...
brain signals

Male and Female Brain Rhythms Show Differences

The electric brain signals, measured by using EEG, of males and females show differences. The difference can’t be detected by visual inspection, not even...
3D printingvideo

3D Printing of Living Cells

Using a new technique they call ‘in-air microfluidics’, University of Twente scientists succeed in printing 3D structures with living cells. This special technique enable...
Detecting cancer

Developing a Urine Test for Various Types of Cancer

Early detection of cancer can really make the difference, in survival rates and in the duration and cost of necessary treatment. In practice, patients...
Energy Transition Research, Wearable Robotics Lab, dialysis membranes, post stroke, Islet Transplantation, 3D printed veins, diamond crystal, Diabetes, Transistors, alcohol addiction, chronic pain

Wearable Robotics Lab: Towards Light Robotic Suits Safe Testing Facility

Robots that assist people in regaining their mobility, will evolve from exoskeletons towards flexible suits, controlled in a smart way. That is what Prof...
robotic vest

High-Tech Robotic Vest as a Backup

A high-tech robotic vest made of recycled material that improves your posture. Researchers of the University of Twente and designer Hellen van Rees will...
blood leakage

New Software Better Able to Predict Leakage Around Aortic Stents

Each year, approximately 2700 people in the Netherlands undergo surgery for an aneurysm (dilation) in their abdominal aorta. These procedures usually involve inserting a...
solar fuels

UT Boosts Efficiency of Solar Fuels Using Microwires

Researchers around the world are working on the development of solar fuel technology. This involves generating sustainable fuels using only sunlight, CO2 and water,...
Parkinsonvideo

Laser Shoes Prevent ‘Freezing’ in Parkinson Patients Clear Reduction in Symptoms

Walking problems are common and very disabling in Parkinson’s disease. In particular, freezing of gait is a severe symptom which generally develops in more...
detection platform

Three SMEs and UT Develop an Extremely Sensitive Protein and Virus...

The EFRO programme OP Oost awarded the partners an R&D collaboration subsidy of €800,000 for the BioMEANDER project, and the partners will also have...