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“Eindhoven is too modest in its request for €170M”

By Thijs Geijer, Senior Economist ING Economic Bureau Full of self-confidence but still too modest. That’s how the attitude of the Eindhoven region can be characterized in the debate around the division of the 950 million euros that have been made available for regional initiatives. To...

Brainport Eindhoven, it’s great around here!

By John van den Oetelaar, Editor-in-chief, 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 translations. Publication is done with the permission of Eindhovens Dagblad. To read the whole series...

Brainport Eindhoven, 10 years ahead!

On January 23, Edgar van Leest said farewell as Manager Strategy & Public Affairs of Brainport Development. He has spent more than 10 years working on strategy development and lobbying for Brainport Eindhoven. In a farewell symposium, to which CEO Daan Kersten of Additive Industries and...

Brainport’s most important soft power: Trust

“Trust” is a distinctive element for the Eindhoven region. The effect is of great value – and yet we rarely talk about it. That’s too bad, says Carina Weijma. In the article below she discusses this so important soft power of Brainport. Carina Weijma is director of...

VanBerlo at CES: Day 3

Eric Biermann (Design & Development Director at VanBerlo) and Bram Hendriks (Sr UX Designer at VanBerlo) are visiting the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. In a daily diary, they share their vision and their experiences at the world’s biggest gathering place for innovative...

VanBerlo at CES: Day 2

Eric Biermann (Design & Development Director at VanBerlo) and Bram Hendriks (Sr UX Designer at VanBerlo) are visiting the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. In a daily diary, they share their vision and their experiences at the world’s biggest gathering place for innovative...

VanBerlo at CES2018 – The First Day

Eric Biermann (Design & Development Director at VanBerlo) and Bram Hendriks (Sr UX Designer at VanBerlo) are visiting the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. In a daily diary, they share their vision and their experiences at the world’s biggest gathering place for innovative...

New Wafer Feeder by Sioux and Kulicke & Soffa

R&D manager Robbert van Leijsen of Kulicke & Soffa (K&S) and manager projects Jarno Lathouwers of Sioux CCM leave no room for doubt. The development of K&S’ new wafer feeder was no sinecure. It required constant interplay of their best people: commitment and engineering at the...

“Algorithms are neither neutral nor value-free”

Dr. Katleen Gabriels is Assistant Professor at Eindhoven University of Technology. She is specialized in computer ethics. In 2016, her book “Onlife” was published (in Dutch), in which she analyzes the potentials and pitfalls of the Internet of Things, digitization, and big data. Katleen is an...

eVoLuOn: an Überlab, a mentality, a playground

…but preferably on another location in the inner city The province of Brabant recently expressed its support for the establishment of a national design museum in the Evoluon. This is in response to the intended sale of the iconic building. Ton van Gool, editor-in-chief of the NatLab-based...

Healthy city

All around the world, initiatives are arising to make cities smarter, more accessible and at the same time more sustainable. Eindhoven doesn’t seem to lead in this type of “Quality of Life” and that is the reason for E52 to dive into this topic in the run-up to the municipal elections of March...

An Accessible City: Underpassing the Vestdijk

“The Vestdijk as an underpass is necessary. It’s now or never!” All around the world, initiatives are arising to make cities smarter, more accessible and at the same time more sustainable. Eindhoven doesn’t seem to lead in this type of “Quality of Life” and that is the reason for E52...

“CEO’s don’t understand what’s going on in photonics”

Photonics will completely revolutionize technology, says Dan Holladay. Big tech companies would do wise to follow developments in photonics closely. Dan Holladay is executive director of operations and technology programs at BRIDG, an open innovation platform for the semiconductor industry based...

How to Use Biomarkers in an Aging World

In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer, Daan Kersten and Tessie Hartjes, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All five contributors are all working on technologies that can provide solutions to the problems of our time....

This is how Eindhoven runs its Smart Society Programme

Eindhoven wants to become a smart society. But how does that work? What’s going on in a society like that? Are there any good examples to learn from? DataStudio Eindhoven explores the transition a city has to go through to actually become such a smart society. Each week, we present a new...

Miraculous Science: G-Therapeutics’ mission to help the paralyzed

Technology and science also need a little miracle once every while. Take G-Therapeutics, the Swiss-Dutch MedTech startup on High Tech Campus Eindhoven that scooped up €36 million in funding earlier this year. Using groundbreaking science the company is building a device which is nothing short of...

[TOMORROW IS GOOD] Maarten Steinbuch: A Lunch With the King and Queen

Tomorrow is good. In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer and Daan Kersten, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All four contributors are – in addition to their ‘normal’ groundbreaking work – linked to the SingularityU...

[TOMORROW IS GOOD] Maarten Steinbuch: The Future Began Yesterday

Tomorrow is good. In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer and Daan Kersten, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All four contributors are – in addition to their ‘normal’ groundbreaking work – linked to the SingularityU...

Eindhoven as Trendsetter for 4th Generation University

Tomorrow is good. In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer and Daan Kersten, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All four contributors are – in addition to their ‘normal’ groundbreaking work – linked to the SingularityU...

[TOMORROW IS GOOD] Towards a humanised digital society

Tomorrow is good. In a weekly column, alternately written by Lucien Engelen, Maarten Steinbuch, Carlo van de Weijer and Daan Kersten, E52 tries to find out what the future will look like. All four contributors are – in addition to their ‘normal’ groundbreaking work – linked to the SingularityU...

“De Staat van Eindhoven”: Being smart the smart way

Introducing smart technology at the neighbourhood level is a bit like getting married. You have to think about it carefully beforehand, since you’re entering into the relationship for the long haul. In this essay, Tsjalling Swierstra, professor of the philosophy of technology at Maastricht...

Nienke Esther Grooten: Hail Summer

Every month, Eindhoven’s city poet Nienke Esther Grooten, publishes a poem in English. This month’s poem is called “Hail Summer”. HAIL SUMMER Summer’s raining down on usAnd all it does to me is this: ‘How nice, this saves me Loads on watering the garden. This’ll bring out...

Shimano at High Tech Campus: We foresee considerable growth

Shimano’s European head office is set to open on January 1, 2017 at the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven. Marc van Rooij, President of Shimano Europe, discusses the magnetic effect of Brabant in general and the High Tech Campus in particular. “Every time I walk down The Strip, I see this flow.”...

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