26 October 2022
ERC Synergy Grant to unravel the formation of protein complexes
A prestigious ERC Synergy Grant worth 9.4 million euros has been awarded to a team of researchers that aims to elucidate a new mechanism to explain how protein complexes are formed.
25 October 2022
TU Delft in 21st position in THE Engineering & Technology rankings
For the fourth time in a row, TU Delft ranks 21st in the Engineering & Technology rankings of the Times Higher Education Subject Rankings 2023 published today, 25 October. This is the most relevant category for a university of technology like TU Delft.
24 October 2022
Dutch government confirms €60M investment into cellular agriculture
The Dutch government has confirmed that it will allocate €60 million to support an ecosystem around cellular agriculture, the technology to produce animal products such as meat and milk proteins directly from animal and microbial cells.
20 October 2022
New heat pump material to combat global warming
Current coolant gases from air conditioners and fridges either contribute a significant amount to global warming, or otherwise they are dangerous to use. Bowei Huang and Michael Maschek from the Delft company Magneto are working on a safe and environmental friendly alternative for cooling: a unique solid material for heat pumps.
18 October 2022
MIMOSA project develops a multi-recycling strategy for spent nuclear fuels
Anna Smith, Martin Rohde en Danny Lathouwers van het TU Delft Reactor Instituut nemen deel aan het MIMOSA-project dat een multi-recyclingstrategie zal ontwikkelen voor verbruikte splijtstoffen van lichtwaterreactoren op basis van gesmolten-zouttechnologieën.
05 October 2022
Gijsje Koenderink and Sjoerd Stallinga receive funding from NWO Open Technology Programme
The NWO has awarded over 4.5 million euros to six projects through the Open Technology Programme, including the SUSTAINER project of Gijsje Koenderink and the Digital Pathology in 3D project of Sjoerd Stallinga.
20 September 2022
New radiolabelling method for personalised cancer treatment
Researchers from TU Delft have found a new method to efficiently make nano carriers loaded with radioactive salts for both medical imaging and treatment. Because the assembly of these nano carriers is incredibly simple, the innovation is very suitable for clinical research and treatments of cancer patients.
08 September 2022
NWO ENW – XL grant for research into razor-thin magnets
Last July, the Dutch Research Council (NWO) has assigned a large-scale grant to a consortium of physicists of the TU Delft, the University of Groningen and Utrecht University within the Open Competition of the NWO Domain Science (ENW). The fundamental research project of the consortium will give insight into spectacular, newly-discovered magnets with a thickness of only a few atoms.
26 August 2022
Quantum heat pump: a new measuring tool for physicists
Physicists from TU Delft, ETH Zürich and the University of Tübingen have built a quantum scale heat pump made from particles of light. This device brings scientists closer to the quantum limit of measuring radio frequency signals, useful in for example the hunt for dark matter.
26 August 2022
New CRISPR-Cas system with on-off switch cuts proteins
Researchers from TU Delft in the group of Stan Broun have discovered a CRISPR-Cas system that cuts proteins instead of DNA.