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“This Campus is a Porsche”

Sjoerd Romme wrote a White Paper about the High Tech Campus Eindhoven. In the document, he exposes the DNA of the campus. We asked him about the campus, the choices that are made behind closed doors, and the rental prices. And we received honest answers: “Yes, they are high, but the campus is also...

XL Day News: Ipos gets Olympic brand ambassador

The HighTechXL-team Ipos has partnered up with Olympic medalist Imke Schellekens Bartels. Bartels has been named world champion several times. The new brand ambassador of Ipos will help raise awareness for the product of Ipos. Ipos announced this during XL Day, the HightechXL’s grand finale on...

XL Day News: Sustonable gets 350.000 Euro Investment

HighTechXL-team Sustonable has reached an agreement with an investor. Gathering a total of 350.000 euro which will allow them to release their product early 2018. They are also very close to get a further investment which will set their total to 600.000 euro through investments. This money will be...

XL Day News: HighTechXL To Manage 1.000 Teams By 2020

HighTechXL has raised the bar to wanting to manage 1.000 teams by 2020. Guus Frericks has announced that at XL Day on Thursday. In an earlier interview, Frericks said they will manage a 165 teams in 2017. “After evaluating this, we saw that we were wrong. In fact, we will manage 181 teams in 2017....

XL Day Liveblog: All the News About HighTechXL’s Big Finale

Today is XL Day, the big finale of accelerator HighTechXL. All start-ups of the program and some of the alumni will present their demo’s, visions, apps and products on the stage of the Klokgebouw in Eindhoven. An exciting day, with loads of news. In this liveblog we will keep track of...

9 Flight-routes To Be Added To Eindhoven Airport

The coming winter, Ryanair will add 9 routes to their Eindhoven-airport base. Flights to Aarhus (Denmark), Edinburgh (Scotland), Milaan-Malpensa (Italy), Oradea (Romania), Praha (Czech Republic), Rabat (Marocco), Tanger (Marocco), Thessaloniki (Greece) and Valencia (Spain) will be added. On top of...

University Racing Team Eindhoven Presents New Car

The University Racing Team (URE) has presented its new car in a news letter. The car -the URE12- is electrically powered and has been completely developed at the TU/e, by the team and partners. The URE-team is made up out of 50 TU/e-students and has taken a year to come up with a brand new car...

Philips Once Again Champion Of Patents

Philips is once again the biggest applier of patents in Europe. That became clear as the European Patent Office (EPO) published its annual report on Tuesday. In total, Philips was responsible for 2568 filed patents in 2016. In 2015, that number was slightly higher: 2680. The top three of companies...

Final Presentations VPRO Medialab Hackathon Open For Public

In a hackathon on Friday the 3th of March in Natlab in Eindhoven, VPRO Medialab will look for innovative storytelling in literature and poetry. For the first time, the final presentations of the hackathon will be open for public. The Medialab organises a hackathon three times a year. Each time,...

Serious Science: TU/e Students Machine Can Sort M&Ms By Colour

This is a perfect answer to all of those funny bands that demand they only get the yellow M&Ms in their dressing room. There now is a machine that can sort M&Ms and Skittles by colour on its own. The M&Ms and Skittles Sorting Machine is a project by TU/e-student Willem Pennings....

Reveal Of Best Smart City Solution For Eindhoven

On Thursday the 23d of February, the winner of the iCity Tender will be announced. The winner will receive 20.000 euro to develop a smart city solution for Eindhoven. The award is the final stage in the iCity Tender, an award written out by the city of Eindhoven, TU/e and VolkerWessels. The...

SENSIKS Introduces Sensory Reality, VR’s Big Brother

After Virtual and Augmented Reality, now there is Sensory Reality. SENSIKS, a Rosmalen based tech company has developed the Sensory Reality Pod. A cabin in which light-, sound, wind and scent-modules can be built in to give the person in the cabin the idea of being in another world: In a forest, a...

TU/e Takes Step Towards Smart Medication

The TU/e has developed a technique that will make it possible to control the amount of medication that is let loose in a specific patients body. A DNA-computer that can determine the effectivity a medicine has with a patient. The research team has published an article on this in Nature...

Brainport-students visit Neurologic Expertise Centre

On February the 13th it was the international day of epilepsy. And so, twelve students of different Brainport-schools visited the Kempenhaeghe expertise centre for epilepsy to contemplate the ways in which technology could help diagnose and treat epilepsy in the future. The Kempenhaeghe-institute...

ZENS introduces new wireless charger

Eindhoven-based ZENS will soon reveal its version of wireless charger for iPhone 7. De ZENS iPhone 7 Wireless Charging Case is the first iPhone 7 Wireless Charging Case that is both Qi and MFi certified globally. MFi certification means that the product is officially recognised by Apple as a way...

TU/e Student Team SensUs To Devote 2017 To Winning Student-Prize

The SensUs-team of the TU/e (T.E.S.T.) will devote the academic year of 2017 to the development of a sensor that can sense heart failure by analysing blood plasma. The teams sensor should do so in a quicker fashion and in smaller volume than available sensors are able to do now. With that...

HighTechXL-alumni Mint Solutions To Join Forces with Westfriesgasthuis

HighTechXL-alumni Mint Solutions has partnered with the Westfriesgasthuis. In February, the hospital will start to implement Mint Solutions MedEye in its cardiology department. According to Mint Solutions, MedEye’s maker , there is an error committed in 1 in 5 times medication is...

CBS: Chip Machine Manufacturers Like ASML Big Part Of Dutch Export

Machines are the most lucrative export product for the Netherlands according to the Central Agency for Statistics (CBS). The sector made up for almost 13 billion Euro in revenue in 2015. Eindhovens ASML is the world-leader in that branch, making up for a 7 billion Euro revenue on its own. The...

Philips Awarded 1 Million Euro Prize For Joint Healthcare Project

Philips Electronics has been awarded a 1 Million euro prize for developing an easy to use test that can diagnose patients and tell whether or not they need antibiotics.  The test is the result of a joint healthcare project between Philips Electronics and P&M Venge AB from Sweden. It has been...

HighTechXL-team Uscoutfor Wants To Go Beyond Dutch Borders

Uscoutfor just might be leading the pack when it comes to business development among HighTechXL-teams. About two years ago, the groundwork was laid down for what is now Uscoutfor. Then, about half a million was raised in investments. Now, they are looking to establish further growth, and aim for...

Metalot: (Metal) Innovation On Steroids

Philip de Goey has a vision. At the industry park of Cranendock nearby Budel-Dorplein a completely circular economy should arise. That means it will be self-sustainable in its energy,  complete recycling of metals is the goal. That vision should be formed in Metalot, the initiative that should...

Take A Look: RTL Bright TV Visits Eindhoven In Search Of Photonics

At E52 we have known this for a while now: Eindhoven matters when it comes to innovating in high-tech. RTL’s Bright TV has made an item about the importance of photonics. And in search of leading research on this topic, they have ended up in Eindhoven. You can watch the Bright TV report...

Slimmer Leven Challenge In Search Of Expert-Mentors

The fourth edition of the Slimmer Leven Challenge will start on Tuesday the 17th of February in Eindhoven. The Challenges organisation, in which some 200 students will compete, is looking for experts that can help guide the students in the competition.  During the Slimmer Leven Challenge students...

Election-debate At Solliance High Tech Campus Eindhoven

Solliance at High Tech Campus Eindhoven will be the stage for an election debate on Energy Transition, the long-term change of energy-storage and production. The event will be broadcasted live on BNR News radio on the 6th of February During the debate, candidate Members of Parliament will discuss...