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Technological science is the catalyst for innovation in healthcare. MIRA combines fundamental and applied research with clinical practice. This unique scientific path stimulates a successful application of fundamental concepts and enables healthcare to rapidly introduce new treatments. MIRA works closely with hospitals, the business community and governmental organizations, aiming to secure its leading position in Europe.


12 Oct 2016 - Second call for proposals Living Smart Campus This week the Executive Board announces the opening of its 2nd Call for Proposals for Living Smart Campus projects. 4 Oct 2016 - Fast chip detects effects of poison The effect that toxic substances have on, for example, hemoglobin in blood, can now be tested in a fast way using a new lab-on-a-chip. UT scientist Floris van den Brink developed a fast and efficient mixer for this. 29 Sep 2016 - Strategic Impulse for MIRA research Recently MIRA invited her researchers to submit research ideas in the Strategic Stimulation Call 2016. In this call research initiatives are stimulated that contribute to the MIRA long term strategy; strengthening the current research themes ‘Bionanotech & Advanced Biomanufacturing’, ‘Imaging & Diagnostics’ and ‘Neural & Motor Systems’, or explore possible new areas in research or application. 15 Sep 2016 - 5.1 million euro to develop ‘dream imager’ for breast cancer diagnosis A large European research consortium headed by the University of Twente (UT) is to receive grants of more than five million euros, predominantly from the EU, to develop a new imaging device for the diagnosis of breast cancer. 12 Sep 2016 - Excellence Grant in Clinical Physiology and Exercise for Eline Mos-Oppersma During the yearly congress of the European Respiratory Society, held in London from 3-7 September, Eline Mos-Oppersma was awarded with an Excellence Grant in Clinical Physiology and Exercise. The award, a certificate and €1500, was granted for the abstract entitled ‘Influence of bicarbonate on ventilatory drive in healthy subjects’.