The focus areas where innovations flourish faster

Get acquainted with high-quality research, specialist knowledge and innovative companies and initiatives that strengthen the character of this entrepreneurial region.

Societal impact

Twente is one of the top 3 top technology regions in the Netherlands and is known for its entrepreneurial character. At the technical University of Twente and Saxion University of Applied Sciences, the focus is on research with impact. In close collaboration with companies and the government, they come up with smart technology-driven solutions for future issues. We map the regional ecosystem on the basis of nine focus areas. In these areas you will find news about new technology, our services, relevant events and innovation clusters that are aimed at new activities.


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