11 Nov 2019
ECsens wins 4TU challenge
Prior to challenge, the finalists visit Prime Minister Mark Rutte
22 Oct 2019
Chair 4TU to Fresco
Victor van der Chijs, President of the Executive Board of the University of Twente, has transferred the position of chair of the 4TU.Federation to Professor Louise O. Fresco. Van der Chijs was chair of 4TU, which was still 3TU when he took office, for the past four years. Fresco is the President of the Executive Board of Wageningen University & Research (WUR), which joined 4TU in 2016.
16 Jul 2019
4TU.Resilience Fellowship program
The 4TU.DeSIRE program and the 4TU.Resilience center aim to establish and foster an international network of top-level academic scholars, engineers, practitioners and decision-makers who serve as ambassadors of the RE paradigm. This network of Resilience Fellows:
25 Jun 2019
Students for impact
4TU Impact Final on 7 November 2019 in The Hague
23 Oct 2018
The future of Science
The scientific world is changing; from how we publish to how we find a job, from international colleagues to close competitors. PhDs are also part of this change. This year, P-NUT, the PhD-Network of the University of Twente, is guiding you through it at the PhD day 2018 on November 15th with the theme “The Future of Science”.
22 Oct 2018
4TU.ResearchData publishes NetCDF report
Today, 4TU.ResearchData has published the completed version of its report on the use of the NetCDF format. NetCDF is a numeric format used within the climate and atmospheric sciences and oceanography, and comprises over 90% (in terms of both size and DOIs) of the data held in 4TU.RD's archive.
7 Jun 2018
No power for more than 48 hours, then what?
It sounds like a worst-case scenario: a storm has left the power out for more than 48 hours. The water in your street starts to rise, but the pumping stations are digitally controlled and run on electricity. The supermarkets can no longer order stock and their customers can no longer pay by card. The phones aren’t working and neither is the refrigerator...
4 Jun 2018
Annual report 2017 online
The ever increasing number of students, the urgent shortage of engineers on the labor market and the run-up to a new program of activities; these are some of the topics that are covered in the 2017 Annual Report published by the 4TU.Federation.
3 May 2018
4TU.Federation investing in high tech for a sustainable future
The 4TU.Federation has awarded a total of 22 million euros to five proposals within the framework of the call ‘High Tech for a Sustainable Future’, thus giving a strong impetus to research into sustainable technology. In doing so, the Netherlands’ four universities of technology (TU Delft, TU Eindhoven, University of Twente, Wageningen University), are taking the lead in making a significant impact on social challenges in the long term.
20 Mar 2018
RDM within the 4TU Research Centres
4TU.ResearchData announces its report on research data management within the 4TU Research Centres.
12 Dec 2017
Call High tech for a sustainable future
The 4TU.Federation (TU Delft, TU/e, UT and WU) has issued a Call for proposals for the 4TU research programmes 2018-2021. The overarching theme of the programmes is ‘High tech for a sustainable future’.
4 Dec 2017
4TU to boost National Research Agenda
The four Dutch universities of technology (TU Delft, TU Eindhoven, Twente University, Wageningen University & Research), joining forces as the 4TU.Federation, are set to provide a €19-million boost to key areas of science in the Netherlands in the period 2018-2021. Dutch society is on the brink of huge challenges in the field of sustainability. The four universities of technology are committed to finding answers to these issues.
9 May 2017
4TU.Annual Report 2016
2016 was a memorable year for the 4TU.Federation. It was the first year in which the federation no longer received any direct financial support from the Dutch Government, and it was the year in which Wageningen University & Research (WUR) became the fourth university of technology to join the federation. The annual report 2016 of the 4TU.Federation, which is to be published today, consists of the activity reports of the federation’s Board’s and Committees, its various research centres, the joint Master’s degree programmes and it reports on the formal external relationships that the 4TU.Federation has built up.
24 Mar 2017
21 Mar 2017
Launch of data funds
4TU.Centre for Research Data introduces two funds to support researchers in their research data management: the Data Refinement Fund and the Data Paper Fund.