National cooperation

TU Delft is keen to play a prominent role in the “top sectors” defined by the Dutch government. Activities to this end over the next few years – knowledge development, internationalisation and implementation of the human capital agenda – will be tailored to our focus as a university: in each top sector, the programmed research spans the entire range, from curiosity-inspired to application-driven. Our scientific contributions to these sectors are specified in innovation contracts with government and the business community.

TU Delft is making a substantial contribution to 7 of the 9 economic top sectors: Water, Energy, High-Tech Systems and Materials, Life Sciences, Chemicals, the Creative Industry and Logistics. The diagram below shows which of our faculties are involved with each of the economic top sectors.

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12 October 2017

Students Nuon Solar team world champion again

The Nuon Solar Team has convincingly won the 14th edition of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, the world championship solar car racing in Australia. Nuna9 finished in Adelaide around 6.45, on the fifth day of the race. Their 3.000-km-long journey across the Australian Outback took them 4 days and about 6 hours. This is the Nuon Solar Team’s seventh championship title.

11 October 2017

Progress Nuna9 during World Solar Challenge

The Nuon Solar Team is leading the challenger class at the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge. The team increased its lead to 56 minutes compared to the runner-up Michigan. The team benefits from their aerodynamic and compact design, especially on this windy day. The strategy team has, moreover, enabled them to maximize their energy income by avoiding the clouded areas.

11 October 2017

First students to complete the Clinical Technology Bachelor’s degree think and talk like doctors and technologists

New technologies such as 3D printing and sensor chips are changing the face of medicine. But the first group of Clinical Technology Bachelor’s students have proven that even simpler, familiar technologies such as operating lamps and stethoscopes can be improved, as shown in their graduation projects.

10 October 2017

Nima Tolou, Assistent Professor Mechatronic System Design op BNR radio

10 October 2017

Amir Zadpoor appointed Antoni van Leeuwenhoek professor

On 10 October 2017 TU Delft’s executive board has decided to appoint Amir Zadpoor Antoni van Leeuwenhoek professor. Amir Zadpoor is chair of biomaterials & tissue biomechanics at the Department of BioMechanical Engineering.