12 July 2019

Yeast against dementia

As our life expectancy increases, more and more people are confronted with different types of dementia, such as Alzheimer's disease. How these brain diseases arise and develop is still unclear, complicating the search for effective treatment.

04 July 2019

Teachers of the Year of AS announced

During the Science Day of the Faculty of Applied Sciences, on Thursday 27 June, Dean Lucas van Vliet announced the Teachers of the Year for 2019.

23 May 2019

Yuemei Lin wins Zilveren Zandloper 2019

Researcher Yuemei Lin of the Biotechnology research department, has won the Zilveren Zandloper Innovation Award 2019. She was given the award "for her research efforts in adding value to waste products via the characterization and application of microbial polymers produced in wastewater treatment plants."

02 May 2019

Zoë Robaey nominated as Science Talent 2019

Every year, the Dutch version of the popular science magazine New Scientist holds an election to determine who the science talent of the year is. This year, bio-ethicist Dr. Zoë Robaey is one of the nominees. She is a postdoc at the Biotechnology and Society group of the department of Biotechnology and conducts research at the interface of ethics and biotechnology.

06 February 2019

TU Delft signs contract with UNICAMP to host the TU Delft office in Brazil for coming 5 years

On 5 February 2019, Professor Marcelo Knobel, President of the largest technical university of Latin America in Campinas signed an agreement for collaboration with Professor Patricia Osseweijer, University Ambassador Brazil of TU Delft.

19 October 2018

Art from wastewater at the Dutch Design Week

This week, three young designers and the Dutch water boards present Dutch Design made from 'Kaumera'. Kaumera is a new raw material that can be extracted from waste water by means of the Nereda purification process, which was developed in part by TU Delft. All three artists found a different application for the versatile raw material: in porcelain, textiles and woodwork. During the Dutch Design Week, from 20 to 28 October, the exhibition can be seen in the Veemgebouw (stand EFGF).

29 August 2018

Delft biotech pioneer Mark van Loosdrecht receives Stockholm Water Prize

Professors Mark van Loosdrecht (Delft University of Technology) and Bruce Rittmann (Arizona State University) will both receive the 2018 Stockholm Water Prize today for revolutionizing water and wastewater treatment. By developing microbiological processes in wastewater treatment, they have demonstrated the possibilities to cut costs, reduce energy consumption and even recover chemicals and nutrients for recycling.

05 July 2018

Delft Advanced Biorenewables attracts capital and commercial director for scale-up phase

07 June 2018

Marcel Ottens’ group to participate in new International Training Network

As part of a large European biopharmaceutical consortium, the research group of Marcel Ottens will participate in a 4M€ Marie Curie International Training Network (ITN).

24 May 2018

Jack Pronk receives two awards

The past weeks, Jack Pronk received two prizes. He was awarded the International Metabolic Engineering Award by the International Metabolic Engineering Society. In addition, he received the ‘Zilveren Zandloper’ (Silver Hourglass), an educational prize, during the Dutch Biotechnological Congress 2018 on 22 May.