Entries by Aurélie Veltema


Invest-NL investment in Delft IMP

Invest-NL is participating for €5 million in a €10 million investment round for Delft IMP. The other investor is Norwegian Sandwater. The financial injection will be used to further scale up Delft IMP’s nanocoating technology. This makes more sustainable batteries and other sustainable applications possible. Delft IMP (“Intensified Material Production”) […]


MASER Engineering and Eurofins Scientific join forces

MASER Engineering, the technologically-leading failure and reliability testing center in Europe, and Eurofins Scientific, an international, renowned laboratory group, have entered into an agreement whereby Eurofins Scientific will acquire the shares of MASER Engineering BV. Current executive management will also participate via a minority shareholding. MASER and Eurofins share a […]

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MinacNed presents: Micro Nano Sympsosia

In 2021 and 2022, MinacNed will host pre-events leading up to the international MicroNanoConference 2022. The symposia are live events in The Netherlands, offering an interesting program with speakers from industry and science, with an opportunity for networking. The Nano4Society themes will be taken from the international MicroNanoConference. The MinacNed […]


Queen Máxima opens new national supercomputer

Queen Maxima ‘opens’ supercomputer (credits: Vera Duivenvoorden) September 14, 2021 Fourteen quadrillion. That is the number of calculations the new national supercomputer Snellius can make per second. This powerful machine will greatly enhance the capacity of Dutch researchers to address scientific challenges such as climate change or analysis of the […]


Matchmaking NWA safety assessment via animal-free models

With this online matchmaking platform we bring together various parties from science, industry, professional practice and legislation that want to contribute to the acceptance and implementation of existing animal-free models for safety assessment. The goal is to jointly develop scientific and practice-oriented research proposals and concrete adaptation measures, with a […]


Spinoza Prize for Lieven Vandersypen

Professor Lieven Vandersypen (Photography: Studio Oostrum) NWO has announced that our Director Research Lieven Vandersypen is awarded the NWO Spinoza Prize. The Spinoza Prize is the highest award in Dutch Science. Each laureate receives 2.5 million euros, which they can spend on scientific research and activities related to knowledge utilisation. Lieven Vandersypen […]


international MicroNanoConference 2021 cancelled

The international MicroNanoConference is the MinacNed conference for and by members. We are organizing this conference together with a group of members from both industry and science. These enthusiastic volunteers bring their own background and network to set up a program for the iMNC21. From surveys we have taken after […]

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IamFluidics: New developments in Pharmaceutical research

Engineering high-quality microparticles to create disruptive solutions that improve life quality: that’s what our team at IamFluidics is passionate about. We have a strong focus on technological innovations in microfluidics and materials for different markets, such as pharma and drug delivery. A feasibility grant from the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) […]