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24 June 2021

Kornelis Blok announced as TU Delft | Global Initiative Steering Committee Member

Kornelis Blok announced as TU Delft | Global Initiative Steering Committee Member

‘It’s been surprising to see what determination, science, and solidarity can really do. In literally four months we were able to go from nothing to a working machine, produced in a country that supposedly cannot feed its own population.’ Diego Quan, founder of non-profit Respira-Guatemala, sometimes cannot fully believe the success his team has had in setting up a local production line and assembling and delivering ventilators to Guatemala this past summer. The non-profit partnership in Guatemala with help from dr. Gerwin Smit and Project Inspiration of the TU Delft aim to produce around 100 ventilators by the end of this year, and another 160 in the first five months of 2021.

21 May 2021

TU Delft | Global Initiative is looking for students to join its first ever Student Club Board!

TU Delft | Global Initiative is looking for students to join its first ever Student Club 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!

27 January 2021

Merle de Kreuk announced as NWO-WOTRO Steering Committee Member

Merle de Kreuk announced as NWO-WOTRO Steering Committee Member

‘It’s been surprising to see what determination, science, and solidarity can really do. In literally four months we were able to go from nothing to a working machine, produced in a country that supposedly cannot feed its own population.’ Diego Quan, founder of non-profit Respira-Guatemala, sometimes cannot fully believe the success his team has had in setting up a local production line and assembling and delivering ventilators to Guatemala this past summer. The non-profit partnership in Guatemala with help from dr. Gerwin Smit and Project Inspiration of the TU Delft aim to produce around 100 ventilators by the end of this year, and another 160 in the first five months of 2021.

05 November 2020

Providing Guatemala with mechanical ventilators to battle COVID-19

Providing Guatemala with mechanical ventilators to battle COVID-19

‘It’s been surprising to see what determination, science, and solidarity can really do. In literally four months we were able to go from nothing to a working machine, produced in a country that supposedly cannot feed its own population.’ Diego Quan, founder of non-profit Respira-Guatemala, sometimes cannot fully believe the success his team has had in setting up a local production line and assembling and delivering ventilators to Guatemala this past summer. The non-profit partnership in Guatemala with help from dr. Gerwin Smit and Project Inspiration of the TU Delft aim to produce around 100 ventilators by the end of this year, and another 160 in the first five months of 2021.

04 November 2020

Air as driving force for drinking water treatment

Air as driving force for drinking water treatment

Doris van Halem was awarded a Vidi grant worth 800,000 euros to develop knowledge of sustainable water treatment technologies. The grant of the Dutch Research Council enables Van Halem to develop her own innovative line of research and set up her own research group in the coming five years. “I am incredibly happy with the opportunity to work on this important and challenging topic!”

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