13 July 2021
Scientific innovations contribute to potential Olympic gold
To help Dutch athletes perform well at the Olympics, several sports innovations have been developed at TU Delft. In Tokyo, athletes will be cycling on the fastest possible track bike, the entire Dutch team will be wearing a Cool Cap to keep them cool, a supercomputer will be sending sailors a precise wind forecast and the Paralympic wheelchair basketball ladies will be receiving essential data about their training performance.
28 June 2021
Appointment of first chef d'emission: TU Delft cheers on sporting climate campaign
Three-times world champion in sailing Marcelien de Koning has been appointed the world's first ‘chef de emission’. With this NOC*NSF wants to promote making sports and society more sustainable. “An excellent idea”, according to professor Andy van den Dobbelsteen, Sustainability Coordinator at TU Delft. TU Delft has a long history of working with NOC*NSF on innovations in top-level sports and will be the first one helping the chef de emission with knowledge in the field of sustainability.
02 March 2021
Measuring system using laser beams and helium bubbles helps top skaters go for gold
TU Delft, NOC*NSF, KNSB and Innovation Lab Thialf have been using the Ring of Fire measuring system to analyse top Dutch speed skaters. The measuring system was used last week in Heerenveen to measure and visualise the air resistance around a moving skater.
02 November 2020
TU Delft Sports Engineering Institute is a Certified Partner of SportInnovator
Sports Engineering Institute is therefore part of the SportInnovator network, the sports innovation network in the Netherlands.
16 June 2020
Bondscoach van onze waterkampioenen vaart straks in net zo'n schone boot als zijn sporters
Zeilen en surfen zijn misschien wel de schoonste sporten ter wereld. Maar de coach vaart er met een vervuilende boot naast. Tot nu. De motor van de boot van bondscoach Jaap Zielhuis kan nu op waterstof varen.