MESA+ provides room for ideas. This is also apparent in this issue. The company Ostendum is developing a lab-on-a-chip that enables paramedics to perform blood tests on the spot. Researcher Enver Güler is building a pilot plant that generates power from saltwater and freshwater. And the Italian Master’s student Francesca Rivello does not know exactly what she wants yet. But, she says, “In any case, here in Twente you can go in all directions. Research, business world, everything is possible.” And that’s exactly how it is.