University of Twente Constantly anticipating future developments and responding rapidly and effectively to changes in our environment: the University of Twente is the leading entrepreneurial university. We interact with research institutes, industry and government on an ongoing basis to generate pioneering research. We deliver outstanding students who excel at bringing together high standards of expertise from a range of fields and designing solutions that meet the demands of the future, in the Netherlands and throughout the world. As a leading international university, we are the driving force behind the innovative power of our region. In recent years, the University of Twente and its surrounding business park have become a major hub in the semiconductor field. The university's research group Integrated Circuit Design has created various spin-off companies and drew design houses to the business park. These include AnSem, ItoM, Teledyne Dalsa and Dialog. Digital designs, embedded systems and telecommuniations are the focus of the research groups Computer Architectures and Embeddes Systems, Design and Analysis of Communication Systems and Telecommunication Engineering. Microchip fabrication and Electron Device Phusics are the topics of the group Semiconductor Components. All mentioned groups work intensively with selected industrial partners within and ouside the EU to resolve contemporary issues in manufacturing, design and architecture of semiconductor systems.