Developing blood vessels within engineered tissues. That is a simple description of Jeroen Rouwkema’s highly complex research in the field of tissue engineering, a field that aims to one day replace donor organs and animal testing. ‘We are able to 3D print the larger vessels and we are using the natural organizational capacity of cells to create the smaller vascular structures.’
Aerobotic Tech Team Twente (A3T), the newest UT student team, has big plans for its first year of existence. This drone team will participate in three international competitions in 2019, including the UAS Challenge for which they plan to make ‘the first drone of its kind’.