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Do you have an idea for a startup or innovation within your company? Would you like more information about financing, are you looking for a partnership, or a test site for your product? Don’t dream it, do it! Take the first step towards innovation by submitting your question to our specialists.

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We offer startups (New) and innovative entrepreneurs (Next) access to a dynamic ecosystem. By connecting entrepreneurship to high-tech innovation and employing our Novel-Tools, we help them to become game changers. 

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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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Next business

“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

Student entrepreneur introduces amazing swimming trunks

Swimming trunks which change colour completely as soon as you jump into the water. Student Tom van Dieren carried out research for more than a year in order to develop this unique technique.

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UT spinoff IamFluidics: “So many market opportunities, now let’s keep the focus”

They recently published their discovery in the journal “Science Advances”, incorporated their business last month, and received enough funding to further develop their technology. IamFluidics, the UT spinoff in microfluidics, is on a roll.

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Upcoming events

Blockchain Technology Meetup Twente

29-03-2018 16:00

Do you want to learn more about the hot item Blockchain Technology? Do you want to discover the advantages as well as the dangers of it? Then find out all about this subject during our workshop!

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Workshop: From idea to patent

16-04-2018 12:00

Would you like to know what support the UT and Saxion business development team offers to start business from your research? Do you want to learn how to deal with intellectual property such as patents? Then join the workshops 'From idea to Patent' and 'Patent to Business'.

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