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.
4 Jul 2017 - APS Fluid Dynamics Prize for Detlef Lohse
Detlef Lohse, Professor of Physics of Fluids at the University of Twente, will receive the prestigious Fluid Dynamics Prize of the American Physical Society (APS). It is a prize for world's top scientists in the field.
3 Jul 2017 - University of Twente develops record laser on chip
Working in collaboration with the Lionix company, researchers from the University of Twente’s MESA+ research institute have developed the world’s most narrowband diode laser on a chip.
29 Jun 2017 - Awardshow 20 Seconds Science postponed
We are sorry to announce that the awardshow of 20 Seconds Science has been postponed. The new event will be in September/October. All submissions will still be valid for the upcoming event. If you are still working on a movie, please send them in any way to Mathieu Nass. We'll keep you posted!
28 Jun 2017 - A grand future with small nanostructures
Nanotechnology affects many aspects of our lives. The Netherlands is a leading player in this research area. Key to safeguard this position is to keep engaging talent and updating our infrastructure network, organized in NanoLabNL. Meet MESA+ Nanolab @University of Twente member of NanoLabNL.
27 Jun 2017 - First PDEng in Applied Physics: the world at your feet
On 27 June, a novelty took place in the XUV Optics research group: for the first time a PDEng title was granted to a candidate in the Applied Physics department of the University of Twente. Alexander Antonov, having a Master degree from Kharkov National University, obtained his degree as PDEng Design Process Technology, being the first of his kind in the group and the faculty.
19 Jun 2017 - Defining the Roadmap to Photonics at the World Technology Mapping Forum
The MESA+ proudly announces that at the World Technology Mapping Forum in Den Bosch (the Netherlands) our scientists Sonia Garcia Blanco, Jeroen Cornelissen and Willem Vos are actively participating. PhotonDelta and the AIM Photonics Academy are organizing the first meeting of the World Technology Mapping Forum. The goal of the forum is to produce the first International Photonic Systems Roadmap, looking ahead to global technology needs in 2030 and beyond.
29 May 2017 - Separating DNA: from hours to minutes
Researchers of the University of Twente developed a glass microchip for ultrafast separation and purification of DNA fragments. The chip, moreover, is easy to produce and cheap.
29 May 2017 - 20 Seconds Science is back!
MESA+ and MIRA are working on a broad diversity of research subjects, it’s time to show the world! The challenge? To show it in 20 seconds… In 2015 25 videos were made and they were awesome. Do you accept the challenge to top the last performance? We would like to invite you to participate!