Health has been an important spearhead of our university for many years now. The TU/e was the first Dutch university to start the education program in Biomedical engineering. Now, over 300 researchers from nine different departments have come together in the strategic area Health and are committed to the prevention, earlier diagnosis, and more effective treatment of diseases, as well as to promoting healthy lifestyles and living environments.

The TU/e stands for human centered technology. Technology that doesn’t raise questions and that is easy to use. Technology with a human face. How we live up to our ambitions? By coming together with different research groups in the area of health. And by stimulating multi-disciplinary research initiatives. Working together and looking for solutions for societal questions.

Health at the TU/e is divided in four research themes;