Last week, at least 35,000 people attended one or more of the more than fifty events of the fifth Dutch Technology Week. That’s 25% more than in 2015. This year’s DTW focused on themes like Smart Cities, Smart Mobility and Health.

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The DTW organization is satisfied. Frits van Hout, director of ASML and chairman of the DTW: “It was a successful week in which the region put itself more clrearly in the picture. For example, around the theme Smart Mobility the test track in Helmond here did a great job: all new mobility ideas can be tested here and be further developed. What happens here, is unique in the world, it attracts major car manufacturers in Europe and beyond.”


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