Societal impact

Are we ready for all the innovations that are coming up? Twente Living Labs test the social readiness of innovations.

Societal impact

The impact and success of a technological invention is partly determined by the adoption and the degree of readiness of society. University of Twente puts this human touch at the heart of its teaching and research into high-tech solutions. They do a lot of research into the effects of technology on society. Saxion, University of Applied Sciences also focuses in its lectureships on the application of technology in Smart Cities. In the region, innovations are tested in various innovation centers and living labs. Smart City Enschede facilitates and gives new inventions the space to mature. At Technology Base Twente, pioneers literally get the space to test their prototype and accelerate the market access of their innovation.


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