4 Apr 2016 - High-tech walking therapy on video floor
How can we make walking rehabilitation easier, more fun and more effective? This is the question that the University of Twente, De Hoogstraat Revalidatie, UMC Utrecht and LedGo have been working hard to answer in the past two years. LedGo is a world leader in interactive LED video floors and their work features in high-profile entertainment productions such as The Voice, Victoria’s Secret and the Eurovision Song Contest. This collaboration has resulted in a permanent LED video floor for rehabilitating patients to be installed in the DesignLab at the University of Twente Campus on 5 April.
1 Apr 2016 - Robot Spencer accompanies first passengers at Schiphol airport
After three years of building and programming, the first tests using guide robot Spencer were successfully conducted at Schiphol airport this month. The test phase was completed last week. Spencer, developed in cooperation with the University of Twente, has guided KLM passengers to the right gate at Schiphol airport for the first time. The robot has access to detailed maps of the airport and laser eyes that allow it to measure distances for example.
31 Mar 2016 - EIT Digital Call for Proposals 2017 now open
EIT Digital is happy to announce the opening of its Call for Proposals for 2017.
31 Mar 2016 - Best paper award for Mozdeh Gholibeigi and Geert Heijenk (EWI/DACS)
Mozhdeh Gholibeigi and Geert Heijenk of the EWI/DACS group have been awarded the Best Paper Award at the 8th International Wireless Days Conference (WD 2016), which was held in Toulouse, France on March 23-25, 2016. The award was granted for the paper:
31 Mar 2016 - New NWO project within the area of Sustainable Energy Systems
The CAES-group of prof. Gerard Smit has acquired a new NWO project within the area of Sustainable Energy Systems. It is a project within the framework of the NWO ESI-pose (Energy system integration - planning, operations, and social embedding) programme. The project will carry out research on:
29 Mar 2016 - HTSM Call 2016 is open!
The next call of the Topsector HTSM 2016 is open. A budget of 5,4 M-€ is available for research in High-Tech Systems and Materials, including ICT! It is expected that the acceptance rate is about 30%.
29 Mar 2016 - New funding possibilities Netherlands eScience Center
Currently, the Netherlands eScience Center has opened several Calls, to which proposals can be submitted:
23 Mar 2016 - Cooperation for Robird wins important award
The University of Twente and spin-off company Clear Flight Solutions together won an award at the 3-day European Robotics Forum 2016 held in Ljubljana, Slovenia. At this, Europe’s most important, robotics event, the Twente team was awarded the TechTransfer prize for their Robird. This is an important recognition of the unique collaboration between the University of Twente and the spin-off company.