EIC transition grant for FlowBeams!

FlowBeams, a MedTech spin-off from the University of Twente relying on the BuBble-Gun technology, proudly announces receiving the highly competitive the European Innovation Council (EIC) Transition grant, €2.5 million. This exceptional accomplishment underscores the remarkable potential of FlowBeams to continue advancing the field of needle-free injection technology. The EIC Transition grant awarded to FlowBeams as […]

Finalist Edmund Optics Educational Awards

We are finalists for the Edmund Optics Educational Awards 2023, in the Europe category. The University of Twente and specifically the BubBle-Gun Project has been chosen as one of the 5 finalists in Europe. The winner will be chosen on the 20th of December, and the top 3 will get 7k, 5k and 3k in […]

Presentation at NWO Biophysics Veldhoven 2023

On Monday 9th of October, Diana gave a presentation at the NWO Biophysics conference in Vedlhoven, entitled: “controlled needle-free delivery of insulin in ex vivo human skin for targeted skin-layer delivery”. The presentation was well received and the following discussion had to be aborted due to a lack of available time. Furthermore, attendance of the […]

Open house at University

Last Saturday, there was an open house at the university of Twente. About 2500 interested people came to the university to find out more about what is happening at the university and what kind of work we do here. We also showed our work on the bubble-gun to a wide audience, from small children to […]

BuBbleGun in Klokhuis episode ‘Fear-free injections’

Proud and happy to share our needle-free injection research with the new generation! On 31-11-2022 our BuBbble-Gun system was featured in an episode from Klokhuis, a popular Dutch educational tv-show for children, about Fear-free injections (‘Prikken zonder angst’). The episode reviewed why people are afraid of injections, how to better deal with this fear, and […]

BuBbleGun at University of Twente Alumniday 2022

During the 2022 University of Twente Alumniday, Diana gave a seminar about the history of needles and injections, needle-free injections and the remaining issues with current needle-free injection systems, which our BuBbleGun system aspires to resolve. There was a broad audience of UT Alumni and there was a extensive discussion afterwards. Additionally, the demonstration experiment […]

Injecting without needles: more efficient and less pain

Jet hitting liquid droplet

Prikken zonder naald: zuiniger en minder pijnlijk Injecting without needles can be done more efficiently and causing less pain. The very prestigious news magazine NRC (Dutch) gave a great recount of what our efforts are aimed at, and its reach.. The article mentions our plans to collaborate with Anna Roukens, from LUMC.

BuBble Gun team featured in MAX NPO Dutch National TV

The Dutch TV program MAX is focused on high quality informative reports. It covers cultural, educational and scientific developments aimed at integrating the 50+ population with the younger audiences. The interest about our BuBble Gun project has gained momentum during the pandemic years. Not only the use of needles can be reduced, with the fear […]

Publication in ADDR

Jelle and David have recently published a review paper with the title ‘Jet injectors: Perspectives of small volume delivery using lasers‘. The paper was published in the prestigious journal ‘Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews’ and is part of the editor’s collection of 2021. The article describes the current status and perspective of laser-based jet injection. It […]