TechMed Simulation Centre

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The TechMed Simulation Centre (formerly ECTM) is one of the Centres of Expertise of the University of Twente.

The TechMed Simulation Centre has been started primarily for education and training of Technical Medicine students. At the same time the TechMed Simulation Centre proves to be a top-facility for postgraduate medical education and training for medical residents and specialists. They subscribe at the TechMed Simulation Centre to a range of tailor made courses, developed in close collaboration with hospitals and user groups, ensuring the highest quality and best fit to user demands.


The mission of the TechMed Simulation Centre is to contribute to innovation and the safe application of new medical technology in clinical practice. It is emerging as a central and high-tech key player within the realm of postgraduate education, offering recognized state-of-the-art facilities. It collaborates with other medical educational organizations -such as the Van Hoytema Foundation and the Wenckebach Institute- and several companies acting within the domains of medical technology and educational simulation. It educates medical professionals of all levels.