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30 Aug 2021
4TU HTSF 2021 - Call for Expressions of Interest now open!
Do you want to collaborate with your 4TU colleagues and make societal impact? Then submit an Expression of Interest (EoI) for the HTSF call 2021!
15 Jul 2021
Preventing knee osteoarthritis with high-tech glue
Hy2Care, a spin-off of the University of Twente in the Netherlands, is developing a special gel to repair cartilage in knees. This should improve the quality of life for a lot of young patients.
12 Jul 2021
Pre-announcement HTSF Call 2021
The 4TU.Federation, made up of the four Universities of Technology of the Netherlands, is committed to strengthening and pooling technological knowledge in the Netherlands. The first edition of the HTSF programme was shaped around these ambitions and will end in December 2022. The 4TU.Federation now aims to award a new set of theme based research programmes through the next call.
6 Jul 2021
Out now: 4TU Career Special Edition #3
Check out now: the new edition of the 4TU Career Special. Full of tips on applying, do’s and don’ts, stories about job hunting in corona time, articles about young entrepreneurs and columns that make you think.
1 Jul 2021
4TU Interview | The soft touch of future robots
The team of the HTSF Soft Robotics programme are working on soft robots that are safer and better equipped to function in a human environment. This is a new specialisation that involves many fields of expertise.
15 Jun 2021
4TU.techtalk #5 | Working together on resilient cities
The City of The Hague is collaborating with the 4TU Centre for Resilience Engineering to better prepare for the future. But what exactly is resilience, and what are the main challenges to address? How do you address these most efficiently?
19 Apr 2021
Optical chips for better use of existing fibre network
EFFECT Photonics - a spin-off from TU Eindhoven - makes optical chips for telecommunications. These chips allow more data to be sent simultaneously over a fiber optic network. This prevents cities to lay more and more glass cable. A good development now that the 5G network is taking shape and extra bandwidth is required.
8 Apr 2021
Boost circular economy with fatty acids WUR spin-off
The spin-off of the spin-off | ChainCraft B.V., a spin-off of Wageningen University & Research, makes sustainable and fully circular fatty acids. The raw material is used in various products, from healthier animal feed to sustainable plastics. This is a big step towards a circular economy.
25 Mar 2021
4TU.techtalk#4 | Ethics of technology
Which ethical dilemmas are at play in today's data-driven world? And how can companies deal with this in a responsible way? In 4TU.techtalk #4 Karin Bos of Achmea and Philip Brey of the University of Twente discuss this topic.