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Today we see startups as the promise of tomorrow's economy. People are becoming much more aware of the importance of young businesses. Young entrepreneurs with innovative ideas are required to fill empty spaces in the business community.”

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“The world finds itself in an enormous transition phase with industrial and societal impact. Digitalization, robotics and technical improvement, changes the chains in the industry and is creating more possibilities at the product and process level. New industries are being opened up and new products and services are following each other with an increasing tempo.”

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Our stories

Stroopwafels on a trade mission to Japan

For some high-tech innovations, the Netherlands is just too small. This was the case for Enschede-based startup TriboForm, a young company that develops software for simulating automotive part friction, lubrication and wear during fabrication. WTC Twente helped them take their first steps on the international market.

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VaxChip: Multiple on-chip tests for food security

The cross-border partners, Nytor, Lionix and Vaxxinova recently completed a feasibility study of a new molecular diagnostic tool called VaxChip. The study was conducted with support of ROCKET.

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Upcoming events

The Future of High Tech 2017: Towards a Smarter Industry

26-09-2017 Afgelopen

During the StartupFest Europe, The Netherlands will be the epicenter for international startups, scale ups, investors, scientists, corporates and other innovators. Tuesday the 26st of September the next edition of The Future of High Tech ‘Towards a Smarter Industry’ will take place in Twente.

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The Missing Link conference

11-10-2017 12:00

The Missing Link conference is a conference on recent developments in the drone industry and related regulations, organized by Nokia and Municipality of Enschede.

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