More than mechatronics

Manufacturing Materials Micro system technology MEMS/NEMS
Mikroniek 2010-3 by Hans van Eerden 2 April 2012

On 15 April, the Mechatronics Valley Twente Foundation (MVT) held its seventh TValley conference, entitled “More than mechatronics”. The event in Enschede, the Netherlands, was well-attended and comprised a conference and exhibition on innovation and business for the high-tech manufacturing industry. The programme focused on exploring applications of mechatronics in various industrial and societal sectors, including robot surgery and rehabilitation as well as solar cell manufacturing and high-tech materials processing.


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