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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.


18 Jan 2017 - Handy device designed by the University of Twente allows you to take a look beneath the skin In collaboration with various companies, scientists at MIRA research institute have recently developed a prototype for a handheld device that combines ultrasound technology with photoacoustics. 13 Dec 2016 - ERC Consolidator Grant for Jeroen Rouwkema University of Twente researcher Jeroen Rouwkema is awarded the prestigious Consolidator Grant by the European Research Council (ERC). Rouwkema will receive ERC funding (two million Euros) for his project ‘VascArbor’, the goal of which is to control the development and organization of blood vessels in cultured tissues. 30 Nov 2016 - Half a million euros for better Healthcare through new technology Pioneers in Health Care Innovation Vouchers 2016  30 Nov 2016 - At long last - stroke patients can be monitored at home, using a sensor suit From now on it will be possible to accurately monitor and analyse how stroke patients move during everyday life. This involves the use of a new suit fitted with 41 sensors, plus the infrastructure needed to transmit, store and process all of the data collected. This technology and information will make it possible to improve the rehabilitation process and cut healthcare costs. 25 Nov 2016 - Jeannette Hofmeijer receives Professor De Winter Award Today, during the celebrations to mark the anniversary of the University of Twente’s foundation day (known as Dies Natalis), the Professor De Winter Award was presented to Dr Jeannette Hofmeijer.