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Imec’s Smart cycling outfit prevents back pain in riders

In cycling, teams constantly try to outdo each other. Not only with the most advanced use of materials, but also by improving nutrition, training methods and all kinds of other areas. That’s why Innovation Origins is looking for innovations from within the peloton in the run-up to the Tour de...

[BRAINPORT COLUMN] Skateboard or a leased car

“Precisely because things are going so well in Brainport Eindhoven, it is important to link the power of today to the challenges of tomorrow. According to Arnold Stokking, Managing Director Industry at TNO and initiator of the future exploration of Brainport Eindhoven; where are the opportunities...

Bringing tech to the farm

Technology is helping farmers feed the world. It can also make agriculture more environmentally friendly – for conventional and organic farmers alike By Kelly Oakes, the Technologist Replacing tractors, robots can cut a farm’s carbon footprint by 90%. They feed and spray only the plants that need...

Dealing with the plastic scourge

Society is baulking at the impact of our collective plastic footprint. But some alternatives are occurring Only half of the plastic used for packaging is recycled. Several projects are trying to reduce the use of plastic packaging by making it biodegradable, edible or non-existent. By Ben Skuse,...

The battle for batteries

The European Commission wants to build a strong battery industry that can compete with Asia, but has it entered the game too late? By 2020, China will produce more than 70% of the lithium-ion batteries that cars run on. Europe is fighting back, hoping to build up to 20 gigafactories by 2026. By...

With Fontys ICT, Strijp-T gets a strong connection with education

By Frank van den Nieuwenhuijzen, Fontys Source Although he once graduated as a “philosophical engineer”, Taede Punter now wants to be mainly practical. In the Strijp TQ building, where part of Fontys University of Applied Sciences ICT is located, Punter’s inaugural speech...

“Hyperloop will never work but still, the research is valuable”

The Hyperloop concept is never going to take off, Carlo van de Weijer says. According to the head of the Strategic Area Smart Mobility at the Eindhoven University of Technology, it’s not flexible enough and it doesn’t fit into the existing transportation systems. But despite those...

Fontys teacher unravels the success of game Fortnite with her students

Millions of children and adolescents around the world play the Fortnite game. What makes this game so popular? Research teacher Mirjam Baars researched it and found out that it’s not just because the game is free. This article was previously published (in Dutch) on Fontys BRON. Only...

Use of the Fontys scheme for student entrepreneurs is growing strongly

Turnover of 4.5 million euros in 2017 Report by Petra Merkx, Fontys Bron The Fontys Student Entrepreneurs Scheme applies to students who want to combine business with a study. This is evident from the figures that the Fontys Centre for Entrepreneurship (Centrum voor Ondernemerschap, CvO) presented...

High Tech Ontdekkingsroute – Open Doors Day HTCE

Discover a laboratory just like in CSI, see how a 3D Food Printer works, build your own airplane, program a robot car, sail on the water of the High Tech Campus, discover tech demos from Philips, VR experiences, the robot band or check the national qualification of the Red Bull Rubik’s Cube...

Fontys ICT wants to partly move to Strijp-T

In five years’ time, every company in the region that has a demand in the field of ICT will have to be able to walk in to Fontys at Strijp-T in Eindhoven. Director Ad Vissers of Fontys University of Applied Sciences hopes to be able to start realizing this dream soon. It is a question of the...

Eindhoven Engine as the ‘delta’ on top of the ecosystem

In his columns, Maarten Steinbuch regularly writes about the Eindhoven Engine, an idea from his case that has been embraced within the framework of the ‘Regiodeal’. Brainport Development spoke with Clement Goossens, Head of Innovation Strategy & Partnerships at the TU/e and leader...

Nobel Prize winner to students: “You can change future”

Long lines in the Auditorium on Tuesday afternoon, where students, employees and other interested individuals are waiting for the lecture to be given by Nobel Prize winner Ben Feringa. As part of its tenth birthday celebrations, the Institute for Complex Molecular Systems (ICMS) invited ‘the...

Podcast: Technology by Intrinsic ID in 100 million devices

(this article and the podcast that comes with it are productions by Radio4Brainport, an E52 partner) By Jean-Paul Linnartz Intrinsic ID, the world’s leading provider of digital authentication technology for Internet of Things security and embedded applications, today announced its security...

Compelling stories at new TU/e business club

Entrepreneurial researchers and research-minded entrepreneurs would like more opportunity to meet each other. This need is being met by the newly formed Science Meets Business Club (SMBC). Yesterday the first meeting was held in multi-business center Catalyst. The forty interested individuals were...

Wurmpie Wurmpie: Growing Mealworms in Strijp-S

The concept ‘Wurmpie Wurmpie’ by Shasco Laugs (Fontys Applied Science) and Raf Errui (alumnus Communication Fontys University of Applied Science) is one of the four research projects recently funded by Fontys. The financial impulse (€25,000) is intended to investigate the feasibility...

Better mix between teaching and business

(This is a compilation of articles previously published on Bron.Fontys) By Petra Merkx Recent research carried out by the Platform Bèta Techniek (PBT) shows that 40% of workers who do not work in education or attend training courses would like to teach. Only what the daily life of a teacher looks...

Working towards a better world

The body that repairs itself, telephones and computers that can do much more than today, family cars powered by solar energy: the region has countless successful start-ups working on a brighter future. The Eindhoven University of Technology plays a major role in this. By Hanneke van den...

Brainport’s High Tech Stars

The Brainport Region brings all kinds of products to the world market. Research and development are paying off. Harrie Verrijt, Eindhovens Dagblad This article belongs to a 5-part series that was originally published in Dutch on 27 January by Eindhovens Dagblad. E52 took care of...

It’s buzzing and bubbling in the lab of life

Let’s call him Frans, a fictional person. For a quarter of a century, he had been away from Eindhoven, the city of his youth. What would he find if he would return these days? A buzzing city that underwent a complete metamorphosis. John Graat, Eindhovens Dagblad This article belongs to a 5-part...

Climbing very high out of a deep valley

This region was in deep crisis a quarter of a century ago. Now it is the growth pearl of the country. And: less vulnerable. By Peter Scholtes, Eindhovens Dagblad This article belongs to a 5-part series that was originally published in Dutch on 27 January by Eindhovens Dagblad. E52 took care of...

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