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UT opens its doors during 2020 e-healthweek

In the framework of the fourth national e-healthweek (27 January to 1 February), the University of Twente will be holding a symposium on Personalised e-health Technology at its TechMed Centre on Wednesday, 29 January. The symposium will offer visitors an inspiring and energising day full of interactive sessions, demonstrations and presentations. The University of Twente will also be participating in the Roessingh rehabilitation centre’s e-health information fair on Tuesday, 28 January, with exhibits such as its mobile lab for on-site experimental research.  

E-health symposium at the University of Twente

On Wednesday, 29 January (from 10.00 to 16.30), visitors to the University of Twente’s symposium will have the opportunity to acquaint themselves with e-health of all shapes and forms. From diabetes to dementia, from data science to citizen science, and from oncology to rehabilitation. We will show you how multidisciplinary research shapes innovative technology, as exemplified by the cooperation between the University of Twente, Saxion University of Applied Sciences, regional hospitals and insurance companies. Together, they will showcase the latest prototype of the wearable breathing trainer for children with respiratory problems. Researchers from the University of Twente will demonstrate the importance of Happy Eating, and how technology can help to make this easier and more enjoyable. For more information about the programme and how to register (admission is free of charge), please visit the website (the symposium will be held in English).

E-health information fair at Roessingh

The Roessingh rehabilitation centre will hold a regional e-health information fair from 11.00 to 13.00 on Tuesday, 28 January. Here, visitors can acquaint themselves with new technology in areas such as rehabilitation, care for the disabled, elderly care, youth care and helping people to live independently for longer. The Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social Sciences’ (BMS) mobile lab will be representing the University of Twente at this information fair. This mobile lab can be used to conduct on-site research. The lab is equipped for a wide range of experiments, ranging from Virtual Reality (VR) in the field, eye tracking and physiology, to group admissions and observation. Admission free of charge.

About the TechMed Centre

The Technical Medical Centre (TechMed Centre) is a leading innovation hub. The TechMed Centre contributes to improving healthcare through personalised technology using a combination of excellent research and education, and state-of-the-art facilities. Over the past 15 years, the TechMed Centre has acquired a unique and international position with its highly innovative educational programmes such as Technical Medicine, Biomedical Technology and Health Sciences, and by conducting translational research in fields ranging from medical imaging, robotics, bioengineering and medical physiology to health & wellbeing technology. The TechMed Centre cooperates closely with various companies and medical institutions to achieve its goals.

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