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31 October 2019

Artificial cell division a step closer to reality

Researchers at TU Delft have succeeded in replicating a biological mechanism that is essential for cell division in bacteria in the lab. The research is an important step within a larger, ambitious project with the ultimate goal of creating a fully artificial cell that can sustain and divide itself. The researchers have published their findings in Nature Communications.

15 October 2019

A meaty trick: plant-based deception for good

Eating meat is deeply rooted in habits, status, culture, and identity, so it is difficult to reduce our meat consumption. What if instead of viewing the ubiquity of meat in our meals as a problem, we see it as the key to the solution? Just by using a couple of tricks that are already found all around us. Charlotte de Wit, recently graduated student of Industrial Design Engineering at TU Delft, accepted this meaty challenge.

03 October 2019

Out of the Blue #7: We Should Think Into the Box - Sicco Santema

If you’re interested in how a sustainable design professor got mixed up in a global-scale lawsuit between tech giants Samsung and Apple, this is for you. Want to know why innovating is so hard, and why there is no campus radio in Delft? Join our very own Ianus Keller, Teacher of Practice at Industrial Design Engineering, and listen to the stories of our designers, researchers and teachers. In #7, in the middle of Departure Hall 3 of Schiphol Amsterdam Airport, Ianus talks with Sicco Santema about why failure is good, and if travelling is the new smoking.

16 July 2019

Twelve Veni awards for TU Delft researchers

The Dutch Research Council (NWO) has awarded a Veni grant worth up to 250,000 euros to twelve highly promising young scientists from TU Delft.

10 July 2019

Leiden, Delft and Erasmus strengthen cooperation

Leiden-Delft-Erasmus, the strategic alliance of the three universities in the province of South Holland (Zuid Holland), are to build further on their successful cooperation. In the coming years, four social themes will guide their joint research and education: Healthy Society, Sustainable Society, Digital Society and Inclusive Society. Topics of concern to the metropolitan area around Rotterdam and The Hague will serve as a source of inspiration.