University of Twente - MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology

University of Twente - MESA+ Institute for Nanotechnology
Type Disciplines
Private University Chemistry Electronics Engineering Nanobiology Nanofluidics Nanomanufacturing Nanomaterials Nanometrology Nanostructures Nanoparticles Nanotubes Soft Nano Physics
Address Postal Code
MESA+, University of Twente
Building: Hogekamp/SP, De Veldmaat 10
7522 NM
City State / Province
E-mail Country
The Netherlands
Web Phone
link + 31 53 489 2715
+ 31 53 489 2575

MESA+ offers an Institite for Nanotechnology that provides high quality research to nanoscale professionals. It uses a unique structure, which unites scientific disciplines, and builds fruitful international cooperation to excel in science and education.

MESA+ has created a perfect habitat for start-ups in the micro- and nano-industry to establish and to mature.

MESA+, Institute for Nanotechnology, is part of the University of Twente, having intensive cooperation with various research groups within the University. The institute employs 450 people of which 250 are PhD’s or postdocs. The institute holds 1250 m2 of cleanroom space and state of the art research equipment. MESA+ has an integral turnover of 40 million euro per year of which more than 60% is acquired in competition from external sources.

The structure within MESA+ supports and facilitates the researchers and stimulates cooperation actively. MESA+ combines the disciplines of physics, electrical engineering, chemistry and mathematics. Internationally appealing research is achieved through this multidisciplinary approach. It is strengthening its international academic and industrial network by fruitful cooperation programs.

MESA+ has been the breeding place for more than 30 high-tech start-ups to date. A targeted program for cooperation with small and medium-sized enterprises is specially set up for start-ups. MESA+ offers the use of its extensive facilities and cleanroom space under friendly conditions. Start-ups and MESA+ work intensively together to promote transfer of knowledge.

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