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24 Oct 2016 - First steps towards the touch robot A squeeze in the arm, a pat on the shoulder, or a slap in the face – touch is an important part of the social interaction between people. Social touch, however, is a relatively unknown field when it comes to robots, even though robots operate with increasing frequency in society at large, rather than just in the controlled environment of a factory. 12 Oct 2016 - Second call for proposals Living Smart Campus This week the Executive Board announces the opening of its 2nd Call for Proposals for Living Smart Campus projects. 26 Sep 2016 - UT joins forces with Space53 September 26, University of Twente signed a Letter of Intent for joining Space53, the first national testing ground for drones and unmanned systems at the former Twente Airbase. 22 Sep 2016 - Robot doesn't have to be human look-alike The R2-D2 robot from Star Wars doesn’t communicate in human language but is, nevertheless, capable of showing its intentions. For human-robot interaction, the robot does not have to be a true ‘humanoid’. Provided that its signals are designed in the right way, UT researcher Daphne Karreman says. 21 Sep 2016 - Untangle the Internet The Internet is a teeming tangle of billions of pages, where brilliant information is buried in dubious content. All the information is there, somewhere; you just can’t find the best and most relevant quickly. 30 Aug 2016 - Knowledge and Innovation Mapping (KIEM) for KIA ICT and Advanced Instrumentation For CTIT-ers: The governing board of NWO Physical Sciences wants to support the Knowledge and Innovation Agenda ICT(KIA ICT) and the HTSM Roadmap Advanced Instrumentation with a programme specifically designed for public-private partnerships. This call for proposals encourages collaborations among knowledge institutions and innovative companies to achieve innovation in the field of ICT or Advanced Instrumentation for Astronomy. 15 Aug 2016 - Exchange and inspiration at eNTERFACE in the DesignLab From Malaysia to Los Angeles and from New Zealand to Sweden: about 75 researchers and students from all over the world made the University of Twente's DesignLab their home for the last month, as they put their minds to some promising projects in the field of human media interaction. The University of Twente hosted this year's edition of eNTERFACE, an international network project in which researchers lock themselves up for a month to work on innovative breakthroughs. 28 Jul 2016 - 4th National e-Science Symposium On October 13th, 2016, the 4th National e-Science Symposium will be organised: "Science in a Digital World".