Linda Bak

Linda Bak is a writer with a fascination for statistics. In addition to words, she also uses figures to tell journalistic stories. She is always looking for new facts and special developments in her city.

[UPDATE] How we can lower the risk of antimicrobial resistance

An ever-increasing proportion of bacteria are becoming resistant to antibiotics. Overuse or misuse of antibiotics causes bacteria to become immune to them. This is the reason why antibiotics no longer work effectively against infections in human beings. A faster method for identifying which...

How seaweed contributes to sustainable food production

Seaweed. You no doubt recognize it as the green stuff that tickles your feet when you swim in the sea. That creepy stuff can help solve social problems such as the impending food shortage and the transition towards green energy. It can even contribute to reducing greenhouse gas methane emissions....

‘Faster transition using a scale model for sustainable energy’

An interactive model that shows the consequences of sustainable energy on the TU/e campus. Team RED wants to use their tool to support policymakers in decisions on the construction of, for example, solar panels or a wind turbine. The student team at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) wants...

How technology can reduce stress

On a busy day, just do a brief breathing exercise to reduce or avoid stress. Industrial Design student at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), Brigitte van der Lugt, has integrated technology into clothing in order to be able to do that. She is presenting her concept at the Drivers of Change...

Sustainable housing? Combine existing technologies for the best results

A sustainable house covering a variety of aspects, from the drawing to the execution and the completion. Team CASA, a student team from Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), combines existing technologies in one house with the aim of accelerating the energy transition. During the Dutch Design...

Start-up of the day: How old diesel engines can run cleaner

A dirty diesel engine will be able to drive much more sustainably thanks to the TORQAMP, an electric compressor. “It almost sounds too good to be true,” admits the co-founder of TORQAMP, Jelke Hoekstra. “Yet we can reduce carbon emissions by up to 35 percent. Which makes a car...

Euro millions to bring photonic sensors onto the market faster

The Dutch company Technobis is to receive €7 million in order to expand the rollout of applications for sensors based on integrated photonics. Technobis wants to make photonic sensor systems and applications commercially appealing. They are hoping to manufacture these chips in a reliable manner...

In search of more efficient agriculture using sensors and cameras

Photonics is a promising technology in almost all sectors, now and in the future. Numerous scientists are exploring the possibilities of this light technology. But what use is it to companies in other industries? How will they apply photonics? That’s what Photonics Applications Week is all...

Eindhoven Airport focuses on innovation instead of expansion

In the coming years, Eindhoven Airport will focus on innovation instead of expansion. At the beginning of this month, the Minister of Infrastructure and Public Works, Cora van Nieuwenhuizen, decided that Eindhoven Airport should not be allowed to expand any further until 2022 at the very least....

Youply matches students with internships based on reviews

An inventory of internships that best fit a student’s personal preferences. With their Youply platform, Bas Klis and Thomas Pistorius are aiming to make a perfect match between companies and trainees. Students may leave reviews about their internships. This allows them to share experiences...

Solar Team Eindhoven has new solar panel made for their damaged car

Solar Team Eindhoven has had a completely new solar panel flown in for the solar car that they are using in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge in Australia. The Stella Era, as the car is called, suffered severe damage on its way to Australia. As a result, the rearmost and most important solar...

Who should be our Startup of the Month?
  • Field Factors 51%, 151 vote
    151 vote 51%
    151 vote - 51% of all votes
  • Drone Analysis 39%, 116 votes
    116 votes 39%
    116 votes - 39% of all votes
  • We4Sea 5%, 16 votes
    16 votes 5%
    16 votes - 5% of all votes
  • Grow X 5%, 16 votes
    16 votes 5%
    16 votes - 5% of all votes
Total Votes: 299
2 December 2019 - 7 December 2019
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