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MESA+ is one of the world’s leading nanotechnology research institutes. Over 500 researchers focus on key enabling technologies – nanotechnology, photonics, micro- and nano-electronics, biomolecular and polymer science, advanced materials, lab-on-chip, microfluidics – and exciting new cross-overs. Benefiting from facilities that rank among the very best on the globe, our researchers deliver high-quality, competitive and frequently ground-breaking research.


15 Sep 2017 - Towards unconventional electronics Electronics that functions like the brain does, atoms crossing the speed limit, superconducting nanostructures for energy efficient chips. Three innovative UT projects receive funding from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research NWO. 13 Sep 2017 - Tracing the light inside LEDs White LEDs can be made even more efficient and powerful, photonics researchers of the University of Twente and Philips Lighting now prove. They found a detailed way for describing the light that stays inside the LED by absorption and scattering. This is very valuable information for the design process. 7 Sep 2017 - Substitution of MESA+-director Janneke Hoedemaekers during maternity leave Starting on Monday 18 september, technical commercial director Janneke Hoedemaekers will go on maternity leave. She will be replaced by two interim directors: Tineke Ringerwöle en Raoul Oostenbrink. They started at MESA+ on 4 september. 24 Aug 2017 - Letter to the editor: ‘Help the Netherlands to keep its leading position in nanotechnology' On Thursday 17 August, the Dutch newspaper, Het Financieele Dagblad, published a letter to its editor from Guus Rijnders, Scientific Director of MESA+ and the chair of NanoLabNL. In his letter, Prof. Rijnders argues that nanotechnology and nanoscience research facilities should receive structural funding. The paper’s subscribers can view the letter here. 21 Aug 2017 - Veni grant for Lyuba Amitonova Dr. Lyuba Amitonova, postdoctoral fellow at the Biomedical Photonic Imaging (BMPI) group at the University of Twente, was awarded a Veni award from the NWO, the Dutch national research organisation. Her Veni project is on super quality pictures through a tiny endoscope. She will perform her research at the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam. 1 Aug 2017 - Five Researchers with Veni grant start projects on the UT On 28 July 2017, five UT researchers received a Veni grant from NWO (The Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research) 25 Jul 2017 - Kerensa Broersen interviewed by BNR On July 24, nanobiophysics researcher Kerensa Broersen from MESA+ and MIRA was interviewed by BNR Newsradio. During the live broadcast, Kerensa talked about her Alzheimer research, the Fulbright grant she received and the opportunity to research with Nobel price winner Randy Schekman (University of California, Berkeley). 24 Jul 2017 - New membranes help reduce CO2 emission The University of Twente and the German research centre Jülich are collaborating on developing membranes for an efficient separation of gasses, to use for the production of oxygen or hydrogen, for example. 13 Jul 2017 - 600.000 euro funding for Dutch biotech coating start-up LipoCoat BV, a spin-off from the MESA+ nanotechnology institute from the University of Twente, gathered nearly 600.000 euro funding. 5 Jul 2017 - Nathalie Katsonis wins KNCV Gold Medal Prof. dr. Nathalie Katsonis has been awarded the KNCV (Royal Dutch Chemical Society) Gold Medal 2017.

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