During the first three editions, he was the chairman of the jury, this year Staf Depla is the big winner of the High Tech Piek Event that Innovation Origins organizes every year around Christmas. Depla, alderman for Economic Affairs in Eindhoven until last Spring, received the award tonight for his efforts around the Brainport Action Agenda, which has helped the Brainport Eindhoven region move forward in the Netherlands as well as abroad.

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