Jos Paulusse is an assistant Professor at the University of Twente (Netherlands) and group leader at the Department of Biomolecular Nanotechnology (Faculty of Science and Technology (TNW), Twente). Jos Paulusse obtained his PhD from Eindhoven University of Technology in 2006 under supervision of Prof. Rint Sijbesma and Prof. Bert Meijer. He started working with Prof. Craig Hawker as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He started his academic career as Assistant Professor at Wageningen University in 2009. In 2012 he continued his research at the University of Twente, while also holding a position at the Department of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging at the University Medical Center Groningen (Netherlands). He is (co-)founder of 2 start-up companies and chairs the biennial European Symposium on Controlled Drug Delivery. The Paulusse’s group develops nanomaterials for early diagnosis and treatment of diseases. These materials include well-defined polymer nanogels for drug encapsulation and controlled release, as well as silicon nanoparticles for application as hybrid imaging modalities.