This year, the University of Twente is the proud partner of the first edition of the Dutch Innovation Days in Enschede! This five-day innovation festival takes place from 26 to 30 May and is bursting with innovation, inspiration, eye candy and interactive exhibitions.

The city as a playground

DID21 takes place at several locations in Enschede, with WARP Technopolis and the Stationsplein as epicentre. The exhibitions, challenges, experiences and workspaces will take place at locations including Kennispark, Technology Base, Tetem, Rijksmuseum Twenthe, ROC van Twente, Roombeek, Concordia and various companies.


Wednesday 26 May

Kick-off with Daan Roosegaarde and others. On behalf of the Technology Circle Twente (TKT), Daan will give a masterclass entitled 'Landscapes of the Future', in which he offers a futuristic view of everyday reality.


Thursday 27 and Friday 28 May

Two days of inspiring talks, Q&As, great entertainment and access to a high quality network of entrepreneurs, educators, governments and innovative talents. Share and enrich your knowledge, interact and connect with energetic and curious professionals.

Which bubbles will you choose?

27 May: Design, health, food and energy
28 May: AI, VR, Drones & Robotics

Order your tickets here!


On 27 and 28 May 2021, Create Tomorrow, as part of the Dutch Innovation Days, will bring students and innovative companies together online to take part in an impressive online think tank! Look at the challenge from your own perspective to come to innovative solutions!

Do you want to make an impact with your creativity and innovative ideas? Get your tickets for Create Tomorrow now!


Saturday 29th of May

Explore with friends and family and experience in a special way how innovations are created, discover what it takes to get a revolutionary idea into all living rooms and play with innovations that show how we dress, move, stay healthy and how we live and work in the future.

Visit GOGBOT, WARP Technopolis and multiple locations with interactive installations, DIY technology, instagrammable exhibitions and much more. All innovations can be found in galleries, cinemas, museums, labs and many more special places in Enschede.

Sunday 30 May: rap-up

It's still a surprise who, but on the last day of DID21 the recap will take place in rap form.

Check the website for the full programme!