Research themes & flagship projects

The TU Delft vision on Climate Action published on 10 April 2019 is deeply founded in preceding decades of climate action research by researchers from all faculties. The goal of the Climate action research programme is to build on our current strengths and identify the areas where there is a need to strengthen our capacities and solidify our national and international position as a ‘climate university’

We have identified eight initial flagship projects within these themes which fill crucial gaps and will add long term value to Climate Action in the Netherlands. Over time additional flagship projects may be added to the research programme.

Societal demands & societal drivers

In the Climate Action research programme, we start from four themes we consider to be paramount for future Climate Action within the Netherlands and TU Delft. The main research themes include: