News archive

4/7/2017

Personal Stories: Keeping the quality of life as high as possible

Read the story of Cindy and her experiences with heart failure patients here.

30/6/2017

Teams update video 2017

The competition is coming closer and closer, but how far are the teams now? See their progress here!

30/5/2017

Meet our new members!

The new members for SensUs 2018 are known!

29/5/2017

Personal Stories: Taking fate into my own hands

Read here the story of Paula and her battle with heart failure.

26/5/2017

Detecting tumors at home

Science journalist Diederik Jekel will give a lecture at TU/e about personalized health care at home.

22/5/2017

Dutch Technology Week 2017

During the DTW the latest innovations in the field of technology are being shown in different ways. And SensUs was also present!

17/5/2017

Keynote speaker SensUs 2017

Dr. Zayna Khayat will give a keynote presentation about sensor-related innovations in healthcare.

15/5/2017

SensUs at Biomedica 2017

SensUs at Biomedica 2017, the Euregional conference on Lifesciences and Medical Technology.

8/5/2017

New initiative: SensUs Digital

People from all around the world will have the possibility experience to digitally attend SensUs 2017 via the SensUs Digital platform

24/3/2017

The high school project

Soon a new high school project designed by the SensUs Organization and local high schools will start to inspire teenagers toward technology and biosensors.

18/3/2017

A new addition to the Committee of Recommendation

Floris Italianer, the CEO of the Dutch Heart Foundation, has joined our committee of recommendation.

23/12/2016

SensUs receives grant from EIT Health

SensUs has received a grant from EIT Health to support the participating teams of SensUs 2017 and the SensUs organization.

21/12/2016

SensUs Interviews: Floris Italianer

For our first edition of SensUs 2017 interviews, we spoke with Floris Italianer, the CEO of the Dutch Heart Foundation.

1/12/2016

New SensUs 2017 Organization

We want to introduce you the SensUs 2017 organization

14/10/2016

SensUs Promotion Movie

Watch the SensUs promotion movie here!

22/9/2016

Summary and Photos SensUs 2016

Over the weekend of the 9th and 10th of September, the time had finally come: the first edition of the SensUs contest! Student teams from London, Leuven, Uppsala, Copenhagen and Eindhoven came together in order to show the world the biosensor prototypes that they had designed and developed during the past nine months.

11/9/2016

SensUs 2016 Biosensor Contest Live Stream

Rewatch the live stream of the SensUs 2016 Biosensor Contest on 10 September 2016.

8/9/2016

Official start of the event

We've had the opening for the five participating teams on campus. Today, we have officially started the SensUs event!

19/8/2016

SensUs interviews: Brenda and Margot

For this edition of SensUs Interviews, we have interviewed Brenda de Coninck and Margot Linden, who are both members of the Dutch Association for Kidney Patients. In this interview they explain the great impact that kidney disease has in their lives, and what it would mean for them if they could have a biosensor to monitor their kidney status.

13/8/2016

SensUs interviews: Jesper Svenning Kristensen

Medtronic is a large medical technology company and one of our major sponsors. We spoke with Jesper Svenning Kristensen, Principal R&D Engineer, about the long-term developments in the field of biosensing and the role that SensUs can play.

16/7/2016

The start of WikiSensUs: Creatinine!

The choice of biomarker is a crucial one for SensUs. As of today we have created WikiSensUs! The purpose of WikiSensUs is to share chemical, medical-biological, and analytical information about the SensUs biomarker.

15/7/2016

SensUs Interviews: Mike Martens

In this edition of SensUs Interviews, we spoke with the managing director of Future Diagnostics, Mike Martens. Future Diagnostics is an assay development company and the first sponsor of SensUs. We spoke with Mike Martens about the future of biosensing and how SensUs can make a difference.

8/7/2016

SensUs interviews: Jeroen Nieuwenhuis

As one of our first and largest sponsors we proudly present our partner Philips in this edition of SensUs Interviews. We spoke with Jeroen Nieuwenhuis who is the head of the research and development organisation of Philips Handheld Diagnostics and one of the jury members of SensUs

16/6/2016

SensUs Team Update: T.E.S.T.

This is the fifth edition of a series of updates from the SensUs student teams. In this series, the teams summarize what they have been doing recently. This week is the update from T.E.S.T., the TU/e SensUs Team.

9/6/2016

SensUs & Dutch Technology Week

On Saturday 28th of May, the High Tech Discovery Route Hotspot ASML/MMC of the Dutch Technology Week took place at the ASML Plaza.

17/5/2016

SensUs Team Update: Creative9

This is the fourth edition of a series of updates from the SensUs student teams. In this series, the teams summarize what they have been doing, recently. This week is the update from the Creative9, the Copenhagen SensUs Student Team.

26/4/2016

Dream & Dare: TU/e's 60th year anniversary

Last weekend the Technical University of Eindhoven celebrated her 60th anniversary. On Saturday, the festival day, artists entertained the visitors till midnight, but Sunday was a day for the whole family. On this day the SensUs organization arranged an activity in the Kids Science Lab.

19/4/2016

SensUs Team Update: SensUpp

This is the third edition of a series of updates from the SensUs student teams. In this series, the teams summarize what they have been doing, recently. This week is the update from the SensUpp - Uppsala SensUs team.

8/4/2016

SensUs Interviews: Tom Oostrom

Recently we had the honour to welcome the Dutch Kidney Foundation (DKF) as an affiliate of SensUs. For this edition of SensUs Interviews we speak with Tom Oostrom. He is the managing director of the Dutch Kidney Foundation and the newest member of our committee of recommendation. His answers introduce the DKF and give insight in the applications of the future creatinine sensors.

4/4/2016

SensUs Team Update: Imperial College London

This is the second edition of a series of updates from the SensUs student teams. In this series, the teams summarize what they have been doing, recently. This week is the update from the Imperial College London SensUs Team.

9/3/2016

SensUs Team Update: KreaSensa

This is the beginning of a series of updates from the SensUs student teams. In this series, the teams summarize what they have been doing, recently. This week: KreaSensa.

3/3/2016

Going from Lab to Life! - Puls 2016

"Going from Lab to Life" was the slogan of the Puls Event on 18 February 2016, a national event by the Dutch Heart Foundation and the Heart & Vascular Patient Group, with the purpose of enhancing patient participation in scientific research. The SensUs organisation was invited.

12/2/2016

SensUs Interviews: Rogier Hopstaken

For this edition of SensUs Interviews, we spoke with Rogier Hopstaken, member of our committee of recommendation. Rogier has the unique position to be both a general practitioner for 14 years and an expert on point-of-care testing.

5/2/2016

TU Eindhoven: Easy test for early detection kidney failure

A team of TU/e students, fifteen strong, wants to develop an easy-to-use test this year to detect kidney failure in an early stage. They will be creating a biosensor as part of the 2016 SensUs student competition.

28/1/2016

SensUs is at Puls 2016

SensUs is organizing a workshop at the yearly Puls Event from the Dutch Heart Foundation, a foundation that aims to stimulate the fight against heart and vascular disease.

13/12/2015

SensUs interviews: The man behind the mission

This interview marks the beginning of a series of interviews with people involved in SensUs. We interviewed professor Prins, founder of the first international student competition SensUs.

22/9/2015

What is a molecular biosensor?

What is a molecular biosensor? And how can SensUs contribute? The field of molecular biosensing started in the last century with the development of compact devices for enzymatic metabolite detection.

13/9/2015

SensUs goes live!

Finally, after months of hard work, we can proudly say that our website is in the air. We are very excited to present SensUs to the world, the first international student competition on molecular biosensors for healthcare applications.