‘Health’ is a key research theme at the University of Twente. Several hundred researchers are active in the field. They apply various perspectives based on a wide range of disciplines, including medical technology, psychology and logistics. The strengths of all UT Health researchers are brought together in several national and international networks and partnerships.
Doctors, nurses and - of course - patients are central to the knowledge and technologies developed by UT Health researchers. UT Health is making a real contribution to progress in healthcare.
University of Twente is developing new medical imaging technologies which will facilitate surgical procedures and assist in diagnosis.
An entire laboratory, no bigger than a pill. The healthcare of the future will exploit the many opportunities offered by nanotechnology. University of Twente is leading the way.
The main objective of all health-related research is to be able to cure patients more quickly, more effectively and at lower cost. Many UT Health researchers are therefore working to develop new treatment methods.
Automated equipment can speed up the healing process. Robots can help in patient rehabilitation, or even in the operating theatre itself.
PROCES AND LOGISTICS
The right form of support can greatly improve healthcare processes, thus making life much easier for the patient. UT Health is working on 'smart' systems which will promote online contact with doctors, cut waiting times and enable patients to remain independent for longer.
University of Twente is 'the enterprising university'. After all, scientific knowledge is only of value if it has an impact on society. UT Health is actively working to improve all aspects of healthcare.