Prizes and Awards

  • STW Demonstrator Grant 2017                                                                Aimée Sakes, Jo Spronck, Paul Breedveld, research grant,                    The development of the hydraulic pressure wave catheter to overcome the final frontier in cardiovascular interventions
  • Best student paper award 2017                                                                       Marta Scali, SPIE, Bioinspiration, Biomimetics and Bioreplication VII conference, first prize
  • Sciencebattle January 2017
    Peter van Assenbergh, first prize
  • DMD iSMIT Demo Award 2016
    Aimée Sakesfirst prize
  • VENI Award 2016
    Gerwin Smit, research grant,
    Simultaneous control of multiple movements in hybrid-powered arm prostheses, using micro-hydraulics.
  • Sciencebattle March 2016
    Peter van Assenbergh, first prize.
  • Sciencebattle Okt. 2015
    Paul Henselmans, first prize.
  • Sciencebattle Feb. 2015
    Paul Henselmans, first prize.
  • Wim van der Hoek Award 2015
    Aimee Sakes, nominated top three.
  • Sciencebattle 2014
    Paul Henselmans, first prize.
  • IMDI Talentprijs 2014
    Paul Henselmans, first prize.
  • DMD-EU Conference 2014
    Awaz Ali, best pitch award, first prize.
  • SMIT-ShangHai Conference 2014
    Awaz Ali, young investigator award, second prize.
  • MEC 2014 Best paper award
    Gerwin Smit, session ‘clinical outcomes’, first prize
  • IMDI Talentprijs 2013
    Ewout Arkenbout, second prize.
  • BME 2013 Best poster award
    Gerwin Smit, first prize
  • VICI Award 2011
    Paul Breedveld, personal research grant,
    Mechanical squid for brain stem surgery
    .
  • Summer School Biomedical Engineering 2010
    Awaz Ali, best design award, first prize.
  • Best Oral Presentation 2010
    Paul Breedveld, 22th Int. SMIT Conference Trondheim, first prize.
  • Delft Design & Engineering Award 2009
    Paul Breedveld, best design of TU Delft (I-Flex), second prize.
  • Delft Entrepreneurial Scientist Award  TU Delft 2008
    Paul Breedveld, best entrepreneurial scientist of TU Delft, nomination.
  • Delft Entrepreneurial Scientist Award  Faculty 3mE 2008
    Paul Breedveld, best entrepreneurial scientist of Faculty 3mE TU Delft, second prize.
  • VENI Award 2008
    Dimitra Dodou, research grant,
    Plakkende tangen
    (sticky graspers).
  • Shell/Syntens LiveWIRE Young Business Award 2006
    Paul Breedveld & DEAM, most promising young company of the Netherlands, first prize.
  • Syntens “Gouden Kans” Award 2006
    Paul Breedveld & DEAM, most innovative entrepeneur of North Holland, first prize.
  • Best Conference Paper Award 2004
    Paul Breedveld, 28th ASME Biennal Mechanisms & Robotics Conference, first prize.
  • Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts & sciences (KNAW) 2004
    Paul Breedveld, personal research grant, Biologically inspired technology for surgical interventions in the intestines.
  • Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts & sciences (KNAW) 2002
    Paul Breedveld, personal research grant, Biologically inspired locomotion through the intestines.
  • Technology Award 2001
    Paul Breedveld & Shigeo Hirose, Best Technical Contribution 9th EAES Congress, first prize.