High Tech Knowledge Transfer

The TechMed Centre’s expertise on Technical Medicine and Smart Industries can help the regional business community with innovation in healthcare. The High-Tech Knowledge Transfer project facilitates this knowledge transfer. How exactly? Read about our activities to stimulate knowledge dissemination and check our events via the HTKT page.

Techmed living lab

The 'TechMed Living Lab' (in Dutch 'TechMed Proeftuin') is an open innovation landscape that aims to improve the medical impact and speed up the economic return of new healthcare concepts and products. By sharing the state-of-the-art medical simulation facilities of the Experimental Centre for Technical Medicine (ECTM) of the University of Twente as Living Lab and the expertise of the TechMed Living Lab partners (University of Twente, Holland Innovative, Panton, Unitron) we aim to boost the Technology Readiness Level (TRL) of medical innovations. Read more about the opoprtunities for your innovation at the Living Lab page


Together with our network partners we invest in the TechMed ecosystem by organizing symposia, workshops, thematic events, medical tours, trade missions and we actively facilitate matchmaking and innovation brokerage. For our latest event updates and registration, visit the event page.


The TechMed Centre is leading the European initiative of a Digital Innovation Hub on Robotics in Healthcare (DIH-HERO), as a joint effort with the Digital Society institute. This DIH-HERO network stimulates the coordination of, and access to, services and facilities to bring robotics to the healthcare domain. For an impression of the DIH-HERO network and its initiatives, see our website and watch the promotional video.