Huggable robot Somnox wins public award Philips Innovation Award 2017
The startup Somnox won the public award of the Philips Innovation Award 2017 on Monday 8 May. Somnox is a breathing soft robot that helps falling asleep. The start-up was founded by four TU Delft students, including IDE student Julian Jagtenberg.
IDE PhD candidate wins a Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship 2017
PhD candidate Deborah Sumter and her mentor Prof. Ruud Balkenende of the faculty of IDE hae been awarded a place on the Schmidt MacArthur Fellowship. This is a yearlong international programme on circular economy for postgraduates studying design, engineering and business.
IDE students present to renowned companies
Thursday 26 January IDE students of the ‘Design Strategy Project’, an SPD master course, took over the headquarter of three companies: Adidas in Herzogenaurach and Ford in Cologne (both Germany) and KLM (Amstelveen). All student teams gave their final presentations.
TU Delft alumni win ISEA student project competition 2016
On Friday 16 December the award ceremony of the ISEA student project competition 2016 took place. Marco Reijne and Biem Wibbens, alumni of the TU Delft, are the first and second price winners of this competition. This competition was for students who have undertaken an individual project on a sports engineering topic.
3D printed bike awarded during Purmundus Challenge
During the congress Formnext in Frankfurt on 17 November, prices were awarded for the Purmundus Challenge (international design competition for 3D Printing). Anne Bekker of the faculty of IDE received the third price with the 3D printed bike.
Alumna Eleonora Caprari finaleplaats Zimmer Biomet Connected Health Innovation Award
With her graduation projects of last summer, a study for improving team work on the orthopaedic department of a hospital, Eleonora Caprari has reached the finals of the international competition Zimmer Biomet Connected Health Innovation Award.