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2018 Expat top-10: Ailén Gamberoni

For the third year in a row, Innovation Origins has organised the annual Expat Top-10. Over the past years, Eindhoven has welcomed thousands of internationals, many of whom have done a great job for the city. Through this top-10 we say Thank You to all of them. This year’s theme of the Top-10 is ‘Jobs and Entrepreneurship’. Every day we offer you an interview with one of the winners. In this interview, you can read about how they ended up in Eindhoven, what they are doing in and for the city, and how they get around in their new...

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Dutch Glory during World Cup doesn’t come from players, but from Signify

The Dutch won’t compete in this month’s World Championship, but nevertheless they will be visible in 10 of the 12 stadiums that will be used as venues for this summer’s soccer tournament in Russia. Moreover, thanks to Dutch lighting company Signify, all the competing countries’ teams will be better visible than ever. The stadiums include Luzhniki (Moscow), Krestovsky Stadium (Saint Petersburg), Fisht (Sochi), Ekaterinburg Arena (Yekaterinburg), as well as soccer stadiums in Kazan, Rostov-on-Don, Kaliningrad, Nizhny Novgorod, Volgograd and Samara. Signify’s LED pitch lighting is used at the Ekaterinburg Arena. “The state-of the-art LED lighting provides soccer players and...

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2018 Expat top-10: Vinay Dasa

For the third year in a row, Innovation Origins has organised the annual Expat Top-10. Over the past years, Eindhoven has welcomed thousands of internationals, many of whom have done a great job for the city. Through this top-10 we say Thank You to all of them. This year’s theme of the Top-10 is ‘Jobs and Entrepreneurship’. Every day we offer you an interview with one of the winners. In this interview, you can read about how they ended up in Eindhoven, what they are doing in and for the city, and how they get around in their new...

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The winners of IO’s 2018 Expat Top-10

For the third year in a row, Innovation Origins has organised the annual Expat Top-10. Over the past years, Eindhoven has welcomed thousands of internationals, many of whom have done a great job for the city. Through this top-10 we say Thank You to all of them. This year’s theme of the Top-10 is ‘Jobs and Entrepreneurship’. Every day we offer you an interview with one of the winners. In this interview, you can read about how they ended up in Eindhoven, what they are doing in and for the city, and how they get around in their new...

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École Polytechnique joins EuroTech Universities Alliance

The EuroTech Universities Alliance, a network of European universities in science and technology which TU/e is part of, welcomes École Polytechnique as its fifth member. The prestigious French institution officially joined during the Technical University of Munich’s 150th-anniversary symposium. The EuroTech Universities Alliance was established seven years ago as a strategic partnership of leading universities of science and technology in Europe: next to TU/e these are DTU (Technical University of Denmark), EPFL (École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne) and TUM (Technical University of Munich). According to the alliance the École Polytechnique will further strengthen the EuroTech Universities Alliance’s position as...

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TUM Best German university in QS Ranking

The Technical University of Munich (TUM) has earned excellent evaluations in two international rankings, both published today: In the “QS World University Ranking” TUM is the best German university and is among the top 25 in the world for natural sciences and engineering sciences. According to the “Nature Index”, TUM publishes the most studies in academic journals from the “Nature” and “Science” publishing houses. For the fourth time in a row, TUM is the top-rated German university in the “QS Ranking”. Internationally TUM was ranked in position 61 on the list, which is dominated by US and British universities. LMU...

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Munich Universities TUM and LMU again best in Germany

TU Munich has regained some places in the annual QS World University Rankings. For the 2019 list, TUM ended 61st, one spot aboveLudwig-Maximilians-Universität München. For TUM, this means an increase of three spots. LMU reached its third consecutive uplift: from #75 in 2016 (when it had to absorb a fall of 23 places) to #62 in 2019. Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg (#64) is the third German University on the QS-list. MIT in Boston is the global #1. TUM Consistently featured as one of the highest-ranked universities in Germany in the QS World University Rankings, Technical University of Munich (Technische Universität München), also known...

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Eindhoven enters global top-100 of universities

For the first time the Eindhoven University of Technology has entered the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings for the best universities worldwide and, in so doing, continues its climb moving up 58 places from 157th in 2014 to 99th in 2018. Eindhoven is doing remarkably well in the category of scientific citations. TU/e is 25th globally and the highest in the Netherlands. A month ago, the CWTS Leiden Ranking put Eindhoven University of Technology top of its worldwide list of ‘broad’ technical universities in the field of combined research with industry. QS assessed 4,763 universities for...

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ASML inventors awarded with Popular Prize European Patent Office

With their method of etching geometric patterns on silicon wafers, ASML’s inventors Erik Loopstra and Vadim Banine were awarded the Popular Prize of the European Inventor Award 2018. The Award ceremony held today in Paris, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, was attended by some 600 guests from the areas of politics, business, intellectual property, and science. The two inventors and their teams at ASML and Zeiss developed an extreme ultraviolet lithography (EUVL) production system for smaller, faster and more powerful semiconductors. “The public vote for Erik Loopstra and Vadim Banine honours their contributions to helping chart the future of computer-chip production,” said President...

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