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4 Apr 2024
Collaboration 4TU and UG on technological design programs
As from April 2024, 4TU.Stan Ackermans Institute (4TU.SAI), the 4TU School for Technological Design, will be expanded to include the Engineering Doctorate (EngD) programs of the University of Groningen (UG).
14 Mar 2024
New MasterPlus Programme Optics and Photonics to prepare students for emerging fields
PhotonDelta and Optics Netherlands have launched a first-of-its-kind ‘MasterPlus’ Programme in Optics and Photonics – in partnership with Netherlands’ three leading technology universities: Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), and University of Twente (UT). 
7 Mar 2024
Teaching pupils how to differentiate while having a good time
An interview about the ambitions of the 4TU.VO Platform - the joint education platform of the 4 universities of technology
5 Mar 2024
The Scientific Climate Council in the Netherlands, in Dutch ‘Wetenschappelijke Klimaatraad’ (WKR) was established formally in April 2023. Wieke Pot, member of the 4TU.Resilience Engineering community, serves as one of the ten council members.
4 Mar 2024
Student teams in tv programme Doe Maar Duurzaam
Perhaps you were sitting outside in the sun this weekend and missed it completely. But luckily you can still watch it back: SBS6's 'Do But Sustainable' broadcast about the innovations of student teams from the Netherlands' four technical universities and how they collaborate with business in this.
15 Feb 2024
The international classroom: good for students and our knowledge economy
On 8 March - after nine years - Arthur Mol will hand over his role as rector magnificus and vice-chairman at Wageningen University & Research (WUR) to Carolien Kroeze, Professor of Environmental Systems Analysis. Mol will return to science and be given a personal chair in environmental sciences. Besides being rector, Mol will also take his leave as chairman of 4TU.Research; the consortium in which he was active together with the rectors of the other three TUs to stimulate research collaborations.
16 Jan 2024
INTERVIEW | Erik van der Vleuten and Jan Korsten about the plans of the new 4TU.History of Technology centre
As of 1 January, a new centre has been added to the 4TU.Federation: 4TU.History of Technology. The centre aims to boost the discipline of history of technology. 4TU spoke to scientific director Erik van der Vleuten and managing director Jan Korsten about their plans and motivation. ''Historical awareness of the roles that technology and engineers have played in addressing past societal challenges is important and will be helpful in thinking about solutions to the societal challenges we face today and in the future.''
16 Jan 2024
Start new 4TU centre for History of Technology
From January 2024, the four technical universities are pooling their knowledge and expertise in the field of the history of technology in 4TU History of Technology. The new centre aims to provide students, engineers and the wider audience with a historical awareness of the role that technology and engineers played in societal transitions in the past two centuries, as well as to develop working methods that makes such knowledge actionable today.
14 Dec 2023
Release Cardiovascular Technology Research Agenda
In a significant step towards future-proof cardiovascular healthcare in the Netherlands, 4TU.Health and the Dutch CardioVascular Alliance (DCVA) published the Cardiovascular (Biomedical) Technology Research Agenda. To reduce the burden of cardiovascular disease by 25% by 2030, this strategic roadmap outlines a pioneering approach to address the challenges posed in cardiovascular health and care through innovative technology.
4 Dec 2023
INTERVIEW | 4TU winners Teaching Award 2023
Last year, elections were organised both nationally and by individual universities for the best educator of the year. 4TU interviewed the winners of the Educator of the Year Award and was curious to know why students are so enthusiastic about them and how they see the future of engineering education.
1 Dec 2023
SLUSH 2023 - Colouring Helsinki orange with 4TU tech startups
28 startups of the four technical universities went to Helsinki, Finland, from the 28th of November until the 2nd of December to experience Slush: the most founder-friendly startup conference in the world. This is what they got out of it.
13 Nov 2023
"Shortage of engineers is a threat to a sustainable world"
Recently, the Danish education minister called for more international students to be admitted. This was just two years after the Danish government had drastically reduced the number of English-language courses. This U-turn stems from significant labour market shortages Denmark is now facing, costing the country billions of euros, according to the Danish Chamber of Commerce.
6 Nov 2023
Innovation Attachées visit innovation hotspots in the East of NL
On November 2nd, the Innovation Attaché Network of RVO (Netherlands Enterprise Agency) visited the province of Gelderland. The delegation consisted of 80 representatives (Innovation and Agriculture councils) from over 15 countries around the world.
2 Nov 2023
Netherlands Academy of Engineering appoints 62 Leading Experts
The Netherlands Academy of Engineering is about to start and has appointed 62 top experts as fellow (NAE members). These experts, originating from the realms of engineering, applied research and innovation, will play an active roll in fulfilling NAE's mission. They share the conviction that engineering-based innovation is the key to create and deploy solutions that address pressing societal issues and transitions. 
13 Oct 2023
Afterlife wins the fifth edition of the Dutch 4TU Impact Challenge
The final of the 4TU Impact Challenge took place on Thursday 12th of October for the fifth time and was hosted by Eindhoven University of Technology. The professional jury selected Afterlife from Wageningen as the winner.