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4 Dec 2013 - Health Valley Twente event: Robotics in Healthcare On November 28th, health professionals, entrepreneurs, policymakers and researchers have joined the fourth Health Valley Twente event. The programme included a lecture by MIRA’s expert on robotics prof. Stefano Stramigioli. 18 Nov 2013 - University of Twente the best place to study engineering and technology The 2014 Universities Selection Guide awards four UT programmes the designation 'Best Course'. 15 Nov 2013 - Technical physicians of the University of Twente included in the Individual Health Care Professions Act With the inclusion in Article 36a of the Individual Health Care Professions Act (Wet BIG), the government and the medical profession confirm their faith in the skills of technical physicians. Technical Medicine at the University of Twente is the only technical medical degree programme in the world in which students can obtain a qualification to treat patients independently. 4 Nov 2013 - Vote for Pammography research in final of Herman Wijffels Innovation Award 2013 You can now cast your vote for MIRA's pammography research, UT spin-off company PA Imaging R&D BV and MST Hospital. They are nominated for the Herman Wijffels Innovation Award 2013. 23 Oct 2013 - Team Steenbergen wins NWQ Audience Award Team Steenbergen from the University of Twente has won the Academic Year Award 2013 NWQ Audience Award with 'You can hear tumors'. It was announced in the Winkel van Sinkel in Utrecht on Wednesday evening that the Twente team had received the most votes from the public (2,501 of 5,000). As winner of the Audience Award, the team will this year be asked about the research in VPRO's 2013 National Science Quiz. 23 Oct 2013 - 2nd Annual Health Economics & Personalized Medicine Symposium Personalized medicine technologies offer the promise of tailored risk assessment, diagnosis and treatment, yet despite significant investment in development of such technologies, relatively few have been successfully translated into clinical practice for the benefit of patients. This symposium, with an opening lecture by MIRA’s prof.dr. IJzerman, will examine the pathway for development of personalized medicine technologies.  16 Oct 2013 - University of Twente in final of Herman Wijffels Innovation Award 2013 with PA Imaging Researchers of the MIRA research institute of the University of Twente (UT) and UT spin-off company PA Imaging R&D BV were nominated for the Herman Wijffels Innovation Award 2013. They are eligible for 50,000 euros in prize money, which they intend to use for research into pain-free and improved breast cancer research for all women. 14 Oct 2013 - Kristian Overduin wins the Prof. Dr. G.P. Vooijs Award Kristian Overduin has won the Prof. Dr. G.P. Vooijs Award. This prize is intended for the most clinically relevant graduate research completed at the University of Twente during the academic year 2012-2013.