Dap Hartmann is associate professor of Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship at Delft University of Technology. In his lecture series Turning Technology into Business students analyze the commercial potential of new technologies developed at TU Delft. This has resulted in two dozen new technology-based startup companies. He is the six times recipient of the New Venture award for the best entrepreneurship education in the Netherlands. In 2010 he received the Delft Entrepreneurial Motivator award.