Sharina Helderop

New spouses company fights for dual expat careers

The Expat Spouses Initiative and the Eindhoven branch of EY have established ESI B.V. Together they want to make sure that partners of international workers have more work opportunities in the region, allowing them to integrate better. For years already, the Brainport region tries to attract...

No more counting cells as a full time job, thanks to CytoSMART

Culturing biological cells is still a very old fashioned process, CytoSMART CEO Joffry Maltha found out. “We still have to count them in the lab, one by one, with a clicker in your hand, to know how many cells there are in a container. In fact, this is a full-time job for some in our...

A High tech Campus Community Garden

The vegetables in the community garden at the High Tech Campus are in full bloom and the first strawberries have already been picked – notwithstanding the bad weather. All campus staff can help, and some even bring family their members to the so-called “Community Garden”. The...

Robots to open a door, pass a threshold, serve a drink

The robot battle is on. The Markt – right in the city center – will be the spot where 15 health care robots are competing for the CCM mechatronics Trophy. Fifteen student teams from the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany built a care robot. At the end of the day the winner will be known....

DTW’s Permanent Future Lab is also an exhibition-for-a-week

On a stage in the back of the Seats2Meet at Strijp-S the Permanent Future Lab (PFL) is located. Eindhoven is one of the three locations for this nationwide initiative. Companies, preferably from the region, have been donating material that can now be used by both children and adults. The aim of...

Looking around at ASML and MMC during DTW

It’s not every day that you get the opportunity to get a close look at ASML or the Maxima Medical Centre (MMC). During the Dutch Technolgy Week both are opening up the doors – especially for children and their parents. Under the name ‘step into the future of healthcare and...

“Art On The Dommel” with remotely controlled inflatable animals

Art, music, energy and De Dommel all combined into a work of art. That’s what a group of artists was asked to deliver for the art route Rabo Art on the Dommel. On Sunday, May 22, the route opens with ten works that will be a two weeks lasting connection between the High Tech Campus and the...

Killer demos and science show in Evoluon

Philips is not the only one celebrating with its 125 year anniversary, but the Evoluon also has a reason to party on its 50th birthday. This weekend on the 14th and 15th of May the city has organized “Eindhoven vier de toekomst” (Eindhoven celebrates the Future). The Evoluon is doing...

“You just can’t prepare for Quiz Night XL”

Music and entertainment are not the specialty of the team “Limited by Experience” (Beperkt Door Ervaring). Fortunately, that’s not what last year’s Quiz Night XL was about. That might have been the main reason why Joost Rooze and his team won the quiz. E52 publishes a...

The Internet of things in an NXP truck that moves through Europe

Just a few steps up and you can find yourself in NXP’s Internet of Things (IoT) truck: “a world of innovation”. Or as the Dutch company says: an ecosystem full of solutions. All kinds of products of the Dutch company and its partners are brought together in the truck: from the...

Free coding computer for NXP-children

Coding complicated? No, even 11-year-old children can do it with a micro:bit . This is a circuit board which includes two buttons and 25 LED lights. By tinkering and coding children can make things like a virtual pet or a pedometer. In England, more than a million school children are involved in a...