MedTech Twente

MedTech Twente is the innovation hub for the accelerated development of medical technology.

MedTech Twente

Within MedTech Twente, businesses and health care institutions work together closely with researchers from the knowledge institutions to develop the health care innovations of tomorrow. Innovations are developed, validated and implemented in close collaboration between parties, facilitated and accelerated by supporting organizations such as Novel-T, OostNL, VitaalTwente, HIP, WTC and HealthValley. There is a reason why many successful MedTech companies – including Demcon, Medspray, Micronit, Lipocoat and IAMFluidics – were established and have grown in Twente.

  • Large network with (inter)national partnerships
  • From validation and support programs to steady business
  • Access to high-grade labs and innovation centers


The partners of MedTech Twente are driven by a shared desire to work together on the development of medical innovations that will improve the quality and affordability of our health care. The collaboration between businesses, knowledge and health care institutions has resulted in a fertile ecosystem for innovations that make an invaluable contribution to the health care of the future.


The heart of the innovation cluster for medical technology is located in Enschede, at the innovation campus Kennispark Twente. In addition to the myriad spinoff businesses located at Kennispark, the University of Twente’s Techmed Centre and Nanolab are also just a stone’s throw away. Several Saxion lectorates and study programs form part of the innovation cluster, as does the ROC of Twente.


With the involvement of so many partners, the medical innovation hub offers a large network that extends far beyond the region of Twente. Join the network, make use of the invaluable knowledge and facilities it offers and take your idea, research or business to the next level.

Connection with health care institutions

Under the banner of Vitaal Twente, the region’s two specialized clinical hospitals, Roessingh Research & Development and a number of other health care institutions collaborate on health care innovation projects. Within the Technologie Zorg Academie (TZA), participating health care institutions focus primarily on the awareness, adoption and acceptance of health care innovations.

Take a look at the available facilities and read the success stories and the latest news on the website of MedTech Twente.


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