Jeroen Spangenberg

Start-up of the Day: Emission-free Aquatic Drones watch over our waters

A drone doesn’t necessarily have to fly. Take Aquatic Drones for instance. A company in Brabant that develops autonomous boats that can be used to survey Dutch waterways. As a country rich in water like The Netherlands really knows how vital it is to properly maintain these infrastructures....

Start-up of the day: windmills bobbing along on a floating foundation

Even if people already have arguments against the construction of offshore windmills, there is still another obvious one besides how the horizon would be ruined. The CO2 footprint of each windmill – once you calculate the emissions associated with their construction, transport and...

Start-up of the day: Better accessibility thanks to nano-satellites

A considerable part of the Earth’s surface is not easily accessible via GSM signals; in some places there is a poor internet connection or no internet at all. SpaceX, the company of Elon Musk, wants to launch thousands of satellites into the sky to ensure that the entire planet has fast...

Start-up of the Day: Hydraloop, a nice long shower!

Hydraloop is the big winner at the American tech and innovation fair CES! The Dutch water-recycling system for both households and businesses came out on top at the American Consumer and Electronics Show 2020 in Las Vegas. During the award ceremony on 9 January, Hydraloop founders Arthur Valkieser...

Start-up of the day: Swifter surgeries thanks to new discovery

Medical science in the Netherlands is known for its pioneering discoveries. Sometimes these solutions may seem simple, but they can speed up processes considerably. Such as the invention made by SLAM Ortho, for instance. We spoke to the founders Bart Kölling and Just Schornagel. What kind of...

German football reporters equipped with Li-Fi technology

On Monday in The Hague hundreds of people protested against the planned 5G network. The high level of radiation could have negative consequences on health. However, there is a new technology on the market that uses light waves instead of radio waves, which is not harmful, but much faster, safer...

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