Technology transfer is the third core task of universities, in addition to education and research. The transfer and application of knowledge for the benefit of the economy and society is becoming increasingly important in national and international innovation policy, in which technical universities play a leading role. TU Delft sees it as its social task to propose groundbreaking technical-scientific solutions that contribute to impact for a better society.
23 June 2021
UvA, TU Delft and Booking.com collaborate on research into better recommendation systemsIn the Mercury Machine Learning Lab, researchers from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) will be working together with Booking.com on various improved recommendation systems.
20 April 2021
Field lab Rotterdam Zoo offers space for animals and innovationRotterdam Zoo opened its doors in 1855, which makes it one of the oldest zoos in the Netherlands. So in a way it is remarkable that this historic location in Rotterdam has been a field lab for testing the latest technological innovations since 2014. The goal: cities that remain liveable in the future.
20 April 2021
Nature’s Principles: disrupting the plastics industry with sugar beetsRotterdam Zoo opened its doors in 1855, which makes it one of the oldest zoos in the Netherlands. So in a way it is remarkable that this historic location in Rotterdam has been a field lab for testing the latest technological innovations since 2014. The goal: cities that remain liveable in the future.
14 April 2021
Chirlmin Joo receives VICI grant for identifying proteins one at a timeResearcher Chirlmin Joo of TU Delft will receive a VICI grant for developing a method to sequence proteins one at a time. He will receive 1.5 million euros from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).
13 April 2021
Investment from Growth Fund gives Zuid-Holland economy a big boostZuid-Holland's economy and knowledge and innovation infrastructure will be strengthened thanks to investments from the National Growth Fund announced today by the demissionary government. The money will go towards improving accessibility, Health, Quantum, Green Power and Artificial Intelligence.
09 April 2021
Alumni and students from the Universities of Delft and Rotterdam are jointly launching the start-up ecosystem: Graduate EntrepreneurEntrepreneurial students and successful alumni TU Delft and Erasmus University Rotterdam have jointly set up Graduate Entrepreneur, a structural collaboration that will offer start-ups and scale-ups in addition to funding, a network and coaching as well.
Through the mission 'Impact for a better society' TU Delft creates collaborations with industry, governments and knowledge institutions. We believe that multi-party collaborations are the key to accelerating innovations and bringing them to society faster.