Groningen aims for a pivotal position on account of future Hyperloop terminal

No, Commissioner Mirjam Wulfse really won't be saying that this Hyperloop terminal will be located in Groningen now that the province and the municipality have managed to secure the sought-after test centre location for the Delft-based start-up Hardt's suspended...

No money for a business class ticket and still have your flatbed on the plane? It is possible, says TU Delft

No money for a business class ticket and still have a flatbed on your flight to New York? TU Delft students have come up with the solution and have been nominated for the Crystal Cabin Award 2020 with it. In addition to the flatbeds, they also came up with chaises...

Start-up of the week: Live streams for emergency dispatchers

”Your sneak preview of the future” is the slogan of Innovation Origins, and that’s just what we will highlight with our Start-up of the Week column. Over the past few days, five start-ups of the day have been featured and on Saturday we will choose the week’s winner....

The Dutch High Tech Sector wants to bond with Germany: From trading partners to being the centre of global innovation

There is no doubt that the Netherlands and Germany are natural trading partners. But in order to (continue to) play a role on a global level, it is necessary to come closer together in the field of innovation and technology as well. In a "Germany plan", the Dutch top...

Start-up of the day: seaweed packaging from Spanish Futuralga

Marine biologists Sofía Tristancho Ruiz and Víctor Manuel Pérez Ignacio from Cadiz in Spain started their company Futuralga because they saw that seaweed was just rotting along the coast, while this can also be used as a biodegradable raw material for packaging of...

Follow-up: Will drones make aviation greener?

In the weekly ‘follow-up’ section we present a sequel to the best-read article of the past week. This week: how are we going to make aviation greener? No money for a business class...

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