The automobile is becoming a smartphone on wheels. Bernd Maier-Leppla is convinced that former IT companies have recognized this and are increasingly venturing into the field of electric vehicles.
In 2022, the computer turns 200, but which high-tech companies are taking note? PG Kroeger, in his first column for Innovation Origins, calls for a little more reverence for the past.
It is about time that more attention is paid to handicraft in our digital society, Willemijn Brouwer believes: 'After all, you experience things with your hands.'
Studies that have a zany twist, Eveline van Zeeland believes, strengthens the power of scientific research.
Katleen Gabriels reflects on the 'Capability Approach' of philosopher Martha Nussbaum and economist Amartya Sen and why protection of freedoms has such an important role for wellbeing.
The Netherlands prides itself on having built a successful ecosystem through open innovation, but this principle has been under enormous pressure recently.
What exactly is AI, someone asked Colinda de Beer recently after she gave a lecture. In this column, she lists, amongst a few other things, the most important applications for horticulture.
A good and creative work environment design is crucial for good healthcare, contends columnist Carina Weijma.
These are schizophrenic times, says Bernd Maier-Leppla. The market for internal combustion vehicles has gained strength and the supply of environmentally-friendly new electric cars is tightening.
The Dutch media has been buzzing over whether an American asset management firm should be allowed to acquire a Dutch deep-tech research campus. Terry Boyd thinks critics are missing the point.
The infatuation with data in society has worn off, contends Eveline van Zeeland. The human scale must be restored and the word 'data-driven' banned.
There have been three clear developments around education and the labor market in the past 10 years, says Yvonne van Hest: inclusiveness, life-long development, and connecting education and business.
An old guard of engineers at German automakers prevented a faster mobility transformation, says Bernd Maier-Leppla.
There should be standards in greenhouse horticulture for the storage of data, so that entrepreneurs and research institutions can use it to develop new technological concepts, Colinda de Beer contends
Innovation requires creativity. But can you even plan something like that? Willemijn Brouwer devotes her first column to the first writer who defined the four steps in this process.
Every day, in small and large ways, the rights of makers are violated. Sometimes unknowingly, but often deliberately. Eveline van Zeeland proposes a way to put an end to this.
A lot of technology was once cause for concern or complaints. According to columnist Katleen Gabriels, there is no harm in sticking to old rituals.
Learning from a genius also means learning to plan differently. Eveline van Zeeland explains how Mental Imagery can help.
Car manufacturers will rather invest their millions in the technology of the future than in the technology of the past. That's why e-racing will ultimately replace Formula 1, Maarten Steinbuch writes.
International connectivity and national autonomy do not go hand in hand if we want to ensure the security of energy supply, according to Martien Visser. "That will almost certainly lead to accidents."