De Brainportdelegatie bij Waterloo University

The Dutch high-tech manufacturing industry is highly dependent on people specializing in systems engineering. But it is precisely in this area that there is little supply of qualified personnel. Also, real expertise is often ‘hidden’ behind the walls of specific companies. In order to strengthen the foundation of the sector, there should be more structure in capturing and further disseminating that knowledge.

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Author profile picture Bart Brouwers is co-founder and co-owner of Media52 BV, the publisher of