The TechMed EventOrganisation


The TechMed Event is organized by the Technical Medical (TechMed) Centre - University of Twente. More information about the institute of the University of Twente can be found below.

Technical Medical Centre 

Enabling sustainable and personalised health by means of technology

The Technical Medical (TechMed) Centre is a leading innovation hub making an impact on healthcare through research, innovation, and education. Equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure, including research laboratories, preclinical testbeds, and simulated hospital environments, the TechMed Centre drives technological advancements in healthcare.

Impact on healthcare

We believe that the development, evaluation, and appropriate implementation of technology enable sustainable and personalised health for everyone. In our mission to impact society, we stimulate entrepreneurship and enable (new) companies to grow within our regional ecosystem. As an innovation hub, we collaborate with experts from healthcare, biomedical technology, and government sectors to make an impact on health in society.

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Facts & figures about the University of Twente and healthcare
  • We educate 1727 students in our TechMed BSc & TechMed MSc programmes
  • We annually train 375 healthcare professionals by Life Long Learning
  • We have 400 fte scientific staff
  • 40% of the University of Twente’s funded scientific projects focus on Healthcare
  • 50% of the University of Twente’s recent spin-off companies are dedicated to Healthcare

The healthcare programmes at the University of Twente provide pioneering and agenda-setting education aimed at preparing students for a career in this sector.

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Research & Development

Excellence in interdisciplinary translational research in the fields of translational physiology, bioengineering technology, biomedical imaging, bio robotics and health sciences, delivering knowhow & personalised technology for early diagnosis and targeted treatment of diseases and an improved independency of patients.

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Innovation & Collaboration

The Technical Medical (TechMed) Centre is a leading innovation hub making an impact on healthcare through research, innovation, and education. The TechMed Centre stimulates the development and implementation of technology for better healthcare. 

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Facility sharing

The TechMed Centre has state-of-the-art infrastructure to support its research and education. Facility sharing is actively encouraged both within and outside of the university (both hospitals and the medtech industry/SME’s).

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