Archive 2017

30 November 2017 - Inspired by Science: Imagin(in)g Collaboration UTwente - WWU Münster

Imagin(in)g collaboration
Cross border Symposium UTwente – WWU Münster on Imaging for Diagnosis and Therapy

The University of Twente (UT) and the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität (WWU) Münster aim to concretize collaboration in the field of Medical Imaging. The symposium on November 30th provides a platform for researchers, clinicians, and industry partners on both sides of the border, who seek structural collaboration in a cross-border setting.


  • Get informed about the vision for future collaboration between these two academic centers
  • Learn about funding opportunities at national, regional and European scales
  • Present your ideas and find future research partners during match-making sessions
  • Develop proposals for seedfunding. Details are being worked on, and will be presented during the symposium. 

FOR WHOM Researchers and clinicians from the University of Twente and the WWU Münster, and industry partners (max. 15) located in the border region Netherlands-Germany and with an interest in Medical Imaging
WHEN Thursday 30 November, 0900 hrs – 1700 hrs
WHERE University of Twente - Lecture Room The Erlenmeyer in The Gallery (Hengelosestraat 500, 7521 AN), Enschede



  0900 hrs

Opening by the organizers

  0930 hrs

Welcome address: Prof. Thomas Palstra (Rector Magnificus UTwente)

  0940 hrs

Overview of imaging research capabilities


     Prof. Michel Versluis: UTwente

  0950 hrs

     Prof. Michael Schäfers: WWU

  1010 hrs

Examples of collaboration projects


     Prof. Riemer Slart: UTwente/UMCG

  1030 hrs

     Dr. Joost Pouw: UTwente & WWU

  1045 hrs


  1100 hrs

Collaborative funding opportunities


     Dr. Telma Esteves (UTwente)

  1120 hrs

     Dr. Stefan Boese (WWU)

  1140 hrs


  1200 hrs


  1215 hrs

Develop proposals for seedfunding

  1315 hrs

Match-making event: Presentations of problem statements and research opportunities by participants (Dr. Renske van Wijk - UTwente)

  1330 hrs

     ROUND 1: UTwente presents

  1345 hrs

     ROUND 2: WWU presents

  1430 hrs

     ROUND 3: Companies present

  1515 hrs

Wrap up

  1600 hrs


  1615 hrs


Please register before November 25th. Participation is free of charge. 


Prof. Dr. S. Manohar – UTwente
Prof. Dr. R.H.J.A. Slart – UTwente
Prof. Dr. Dr. L. Stegger – WWU Münster
Dr. A. Kohl – WWU Münster
Drs. S. Lotze – UTwente
Dr. R.M. Van Wijk – UTwente
Ms. M.A.G. Wiehink- UTwente

For questions about the event or your registration, please contact the University of Twente by sending an email to

High Tech Knowledge Transfer: Inspired by Science

The meeting is part of the High Tech Knowledge Transfer initiative of the University of Twente and Novel-T funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) of the European Union, and is organized in close collaboration with WWU Münster.