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Technological science is the catalyst for innovation in healthcare. MIRA combines fundamental and applied research with clinical practice. This unique scientific path stimulates a successful application of fundamental concepts and enables healthcare to rapidly introduce new treatments. MIRA works closely with hospitals, the business community and governmental organizations, aiming to secure its leading position in Europe.

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4 Mar 2015 - Video-competition: Science in twenty seconds Is it possible to summarize scientific research in a film lasting just twenty seconds? The only answer to that is: Yes. The 20 Seconds Science video-competition at the University of Twente was rounded off this week. Scientists from the MESA+ and MIRA scientific institutes accepted the challenge to create extremely short films in which they presented their research in a way that people could appreciate. This resulted in a total of 26 attractive short films, many of them with a touch of humour. There were prizes for three of them. 20 Feb 2015 - Marloes Letteboer appointed managing director of MIRA Marloes Letteboer is the new managing director of the University of Twente’s MIRA research institute. She will succeed Martijn Kuit, who held the position for nearly six years. 19 Feb 2015 - University of Twente receives European research grants of more than 13 million euros The University of Twente is doing well at attracting European research funding. Twenty-five research projects submitted by UT researchers within the EU's Horizon 2020 programme have been accepted. A total of more than 13 million euros has now been awarded. The UT has thus scored well above the European average. Rolf Vermeij, who assists UT researchers with the acquisition of European funds, expects that a total of more than 15 million euros will be awarded this round of the Horizon 2020 programme. 16 Feb 2015 - Pioneers in health care innovation fund: summaries of winning projects In addition to the earlier notification on the Pioneers in Health care innovation fund, the summaries of of all winning projects are now available here.
16 Feb 2015 - MIRA’s professor Bob Pinedo highlighted in Arts en Auto Read all about MIRA’s professor Bob Pinedo in the interview published in Arts en Auto magazine.