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23 February 2018

Improving the efficiency of Customs inspections in the logistics supply chain

In the years ahead, Customs at Schiphol airport and the Port of Rotterdam are set to have a lot of work on their hands. In the next five years, the huge growth in e-commerce and the imminent Brexit will lead to an increase from 160 million to 500 million in the number of Customs declarations passing through these major logistics hubs of Europe. This massive increase calls for smart ways of working in order to guarantee efficient risk analysis and cut costs in processing Customs import declarations. “In light of this, digitisation and collaboration between Customs organisations and the transport supply chain will be of key importance,” says Yao-Hua Tan, Professor of Information and Communication Technology.

23 February 2018

Improving the efficiency of Customs inspections in the logistics supply chain

In the years ahead, Customs at Schiphol airport and the Port of Rotterdam are set to have a lot of work on their hands. In the next five years, the huge growth in e-commerce and the imminent Brexit will lead to an increase from 160 million to 500 million in the number of Customs declarations passing through these major logistics hubs of Europe. This massive increase calls for smart ways of working in order to guarantee efficient risk analysis and cut costs in processing Customs import declarations. “In light of this, digitisation and collaboration between Customs organisations and the transport supply chain will be of key importance,” says Yao-Hua Tan, Professor of Information and Communication Technology.

05 February 2018

MOOC Big Data Strategies to Transform Your Business starts on February 13th

While big data infiltrates all walks of life, most companies have not changed sufficiently to meet the challenges that come with it. On February 13th, 2018, the MOOC Big Data Strategies to Transform Your Business starts. The MOOC has been developed by Claudia Werker, Scott Cunningham and Marijn Janssen.

29 January 2018

How games can solve problems in the transport sector

The idea of gaming may make you think of young people spending all day playing on their tablets. However, TU Delft researchers are also involved in gaming, but in this case for science purposes.

16 January 2018

Tailor-made training on innovation and entrepreneurship in Uganda

Early December TU Delft and Makerere University with funding from Nuffic implemented a tailor made training on “Innovation and Entrepreneurship to aid agricultural value chains”. The training lasted 2 weeks during which TU Delft trainers and participants discussed and identified challenges in doing entrepreneurship along agricultural value chains.

16 January 2018

Data revolution in disaster management

Professor Bartel Van de Walle and researcher Kenny Meesters are investigating the role played by information in emergency relief efforts. In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in Texas, they collected data during a special hackathon for students. One conclusion could be drawn straight away: Delft students are keen to help.

11 January 2018

Research Paper Tobias Fiebig about security risks of Domain-Validated Certificates

Assistant professor Tobias Fiebig from the ESS department recently published a research paper in which a new procedural way to reduce the risks of Domain-Validated Certificates is presented. The paper called ‘Cloud Strife: Mitigating the Security Risks of Domain-Validated Certificates’ was co-written with scientists from amongst others University of California.

08 January 2018

MOOC electrical cars starts 20 February

Electric mobility has become an essential part of the energy transition, and will imply significant changes for vehicle manufacturers, governments, companies and individuals worldwide. On 20 Februari a MOOC Electrical Cars: technology, business and policy will start on this subject. Margot Weijnen of the faculty of TPM is one of the instructors.

21 December 2017

Pathways approach applied in New Zealand

Last month, the Ministry for the Environment of New Zealand published its Coastal hazards and climate change: Guidance for local government. The plan is a first answer to the critique voiced by the NZ Herald that New Zealand doesn't have a 'nationally coordinated plan' to adapt to climate change.

18 December 2017

I AM RRI proposal obtains HORIZON2020 funding

Geerten van de Kaa has, together with Roland Ortt and Cees van Beers, managed to obtain 3 million euro HORIZON2020 funding for the I AM RRI project proposal. Additive manufacturing, or 3d printing for industry, is a fast growing and widespread phenomenon. Nowadays almost anything can be printed, from car parts to human organs.