Olga Koltsova

Olga Koltsova is a writer. She is fascinated by the innovative power of Eindhoven, the revolutionary technologies and the unique multicultural society.

Pommeron platform connects the farmers and their customers

Productivity has been the focus in Dutch agriculture for many decades. However, at present, other aspects of food production have received increasingly more attention. One of the aspects that have been scrutinized is the length of the current supply chains for which the platform, Pommeron, seeks...

Fashion Technology Talk: Women of Wearables meets By-Wire

How can fashion and technology collaborate more closely in Eindhoven? This is the question that was discussed in the meeting of Women of Wearables held during Dutch Design Week 2018. Women of Wearables (WoW) is the global organization with headquarters in London that aims to support and connect...

Dutch Solar Design: aesthetics and sustainability for built environment

Solar panels are already integrated into our buildings, and in time their role in the creation of energy-neutral sustainable built environment becomes more and more important. But when it comes to the design of the solar panels, not much can be done – the surface of the solar cells should always...

Hideaway: portable hotel rooms for sustainable travelling

A white dome tent in Ketelhuisplein looks nothing like a conventional hotel building from the outside. Inside, however, one finds a cosy room of a small elegant hotel – a very sustainable hotel, though. Sustainability is the key aspect of the modular portable hotel room by Happy.Green. The design...

Women in Tech connects female professionals from tech industries

Women in Tech is the new networking event dedicated to the women of the Brainport region working with technology. The first edition of the event (Design edition) will take place on the 23d of October in High Tech Campus. At present, the percentage of women working in technology worldwide is still...

Image Archeology: DDW Hidden Gem #5

The Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven is the largest design festival in Northern Europe. Every year we pick nine designers that we think are this year’s hidden gems. You can read their stories here. Today: Image Archeology by Anton Lamberg and Sacha van den Haak Photo: a sketch of Image Archeology...

Probotics: robotic logistics comes to agriculture

On the first day of Dutch Agri Food Week in the hall of Villa Flora Venlo one could see a compact mobile robot industriously carrying a box of tomatoes on its top.  That was Packman – one of the AGVs (automated guided vehicles) produced by Probotics. AGVs have been in use for internal logistics in...

Personalised Nutrition for a healthy future

In 2030 half of all adults in the world would be overweight or obese and, as a result, more prone to diseases like diabetes. Of course, if no actions are taken to prevent it. But what can and should be done? The experts from Wageningen University & Research say that what is most important is...

Dutch Agri Food Week 2018: what will we eat in 2050?

Food, food innovation and food production are the focus of this year’s Dutch Agri Food Week (5-16 October 2018). The Week includes numerous meetings, debates, lectures and workshops around the country that connect the parties involved in the food sector work: farmers, entrepreneurs from the...

How TUSTI tries to improve the recycling of plastics

Around the giants of the Eindhoven tech scene – Philips, ASML, NXP – are hundreds of smaller fledgeling companies, honing their ideas, and hoping to be the next big household name in high tech innovation. But what does it take to turn an idea into a success story? Part two of our series about...

Young Brainport Summer School visits Food Tech Brainport

During the Young Brainport Summer School week, 38 students from 22 different countries visited the biggest high-tech companies and educational institutions of the Brainport region to gain first-hand knowledge of the innovative technologies that are developed there and to get acquainted with the...

Sponsh collects water from air without energy

Clean water shortage due to the climate change is one of the biggest problems mankind is currently facing. Looking for a solution to this problem, TU/e researcher Dr Catarina Esteves and her team developed a temperature-sensitive smart textile called “Sponsh” that produces water from air without...

Mornings with Amazon at High Tech Campus

Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa was the topic of the first “Mornings with Amazon” meeting in High Tech Campus Eindhoven, which took place on July 3rd.  Amazon Alexa EMEA Evangelist, Max Amordeluso, delivered a presentation about the voice assistant technology, followed up with a session for...

Food Tech Brainport: technology against food waste

Food Tech Brainport in Helmond is a centre of expertise for food technology, product and market innovation, specializing in mild separation, mild preservation and the optimization of the value of food waste streams. Food Tech Brainport is one of the members of Samen Tegen Verspilling Taskforce...

Women of Wearables: Maartje Dijkstra

Eindhoven is the city where design and technology connect – this makes it the right place for the regular meetings of Women of Wearables. Their recent meeting, which was held on the 6th of June, was organized by Tsarina FashTech Platform and Yksi Expo. The guest and one of the speakers of...

See what equipment Nobel Price winners use at Thermo Fisher Scientific

During the Dutch Technology Week, on the 9th of June, Thermo Fisher Scientific opens its doors to visitors, to show them the high tech electron microscopes that they develop and produce. Not long ago Thermo Fisher Scientific received the prestigious Edison Award 2018 for their electron microscope...

The Hyperspace Institute

The launch of The Hyperspace Institute, an association of VR- and AR-professionals, will take place on the 6thof June, during the Dutch Technology Week 2018. The Hyperspace Institute is interested in the same as the Hyperspace Collective – the best possible usage of VR/AR/MR technology for the...

Experience VR treatments during DTW

Virtual reality does not belong only to entertainment and pop-culture. VR an AR technology can be optimized for application in different spheres, one of which is mental health care. During the DTW 2018, GGzE’s VR-hub and the VR-Health Consortium (MaMaProducties, Mind Mansion, Unit 040) demonstrate...

The Library helps expats to integrate in Eindhoven

“In a modern library, a book is an instrument, not a goal” Public libraries serve public interests. The diverse, multinational population of the Brainport region has non-standard needs and interests in almost every aspect of life and the usage of the public library is not an exception to...

Laetitia Ouillet’s energy mission

“Solving problems with technology – I think that’s what this region is great at.” The energy system we are using today is not sustainable: people should either change their energy consumption behavior or come up with innovative solutions for creating a more sustainable energy system....

WoW: Women rule the world of design

Today, 8 March, is International Women’s Day. Reason for WoW – Women of Wearables, to organize a meeting dedicated to this day took place in Eindhoven. The initiator of the event, founder of TZSARINA Female FashionTech Platform, Yelena Kharitonova, says: “Women of Wearables event is...

Smart Fashion by Marina Toeters – and Holst Centre

Holst Centre and Marina Toeters from by-wire.net have presented their new smart wearables project based on Holst Centre’s advanced printed sensor technologies – Closed Loop Smart Athleisure Fashion. Athleisure is not the first wearable product created in collaboration with Holst Centre and...

Brainport Primary Schools: the Brandevoort Example

The Brainport schools have recently added a new level to their system – the level of primary schools. Brainport school is the innovative concept of school that was developed in Eindhoven region to contribute to its development. The pillars of Brainport school are the curriculum closely connected...

Who should be our Startup of the Month?
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