David Fernandez Rivas

David Fernandez Rivas develops solutions to problems in society using microbubbles and various other technologies, particularly in the field of medicine. One of his inventions is the needle-free injection of drugs and vaccines.

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Fernandez Rivas is also a guest lecturer at Erasmus University Medical Centre (Rotterdam), where he focuses on new drug delivery technologies, and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, USA). As a Young Academy member, Fernandez Rivas intends to focus on knowledge transfer between stakeholders in academia and industry, and on fostering trust among the full spectrum of social actors to accelerate the adoption of scientific innovations.


 Prof. Dr ir. 





 Main position 

 Associate professor



 Technology for medicine and chemistry



 Microfluidics, engineering and bioengineering


 Member since



 Connected to

 University of Twente, Faculty of Science and Technology




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