TU Delft | Global Initiative
Scientists from Delft University of Technology use their expertise to find concrete solutions for worldwide problems, in close cooperation with local partners. TU Delft | Global Initiative is their portal, platform and booster of Science and Technology for Global Development.
Apply for our 23/24 Student Board!Are you interested in sustainable global development? Do you think research and technology are important in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals? Do you want to make a difference? Are you a BSc or MSc student? Then we are looking for you! In 2021 we set up our very own Student Club, and over the past two years they have developed a community of over 350 students interested in global development research and education. Now we are looking for three motivated students with an interest in global development who want to join our third student board for at least a year, starting from August 2023.
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Global ChallengeA focus on global societal challenges faced by people in developing countries: global health, food security, affordable and reliable energy, affordable and sustainable housing and infrastructure, sustainable water management, clean water and sanitation for all.
Co-creationClose cooperation between the Delft scientists and partners in developing countries (knowledge institutions, entrepreneurs, NGOs and government) to jointly find concrete solutions to global societal challenges.
ScienceResearch for global development involves creative, out-of-the-box, high quality scientific and technological innovations with a tangible output such as tools, services and marketable products. Scientists work in multidisciplinary teams to tackle the global challenges.
Local impactConcrete and sustainable solutions that directly improve lives of people living in poverty. A healthier and safer living environment, creation of economic activity and low-cost, self-sustaining, low maintenance and/or easy-to-operate tools, services and products.
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