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Brainport – accelerating high-tech growth

 

Brainport, with Eindhoven at its heart, has become one of Europe’s prominent high-tech regions in recent years. Not just a place on the map but a state of mind. This is the Brainport philosophy, a unique form of collaboration that lays the foundation for open innovation: sharing knowledge to multiply knowledge. High-tech and design go hand in hand with top-quality manufacturing and entrepreneurship. Brainport is so much more than the sum of its parts and, as such, is an accelerator of growth. Collaboration and cooperation, a considerable dose of intelligence and the ability to constantly adapt help accelerate the economy and get the individual moving, attracting talented students, knowledge workers, entrepreneurs and investors from around the world.

 

Brainport is also a magnet for tomorrow. Together we can develop the products and services that will solve the societal challenges of the future. Making products that the world longs for.

 

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TU/e again best technical university Netherlands

The TU/e in Eindhoven is proclaimed best technical university for...

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TU/e working together with Chinese on aircon windows

Self-cleaning solar panels, windows as aircons and a tablet screen...

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NXP taken over another company: Althena SCS

The Eindhoven chipmaker NXP has taken over another company. British...

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Brainport Eindhoven Region makes a name for itself in the world

One in every ten highly educated people around the world knows Brainport Eindhoven Region as a region for employment. For those with a science background looking for work, this reputation is even stronger. The name ‘Eindhoven’ itself is familiar to one in every five highly educated people. These figures produced by Intelligence Group have been processed by Brainport Development with the support of the municipality of Eindhoven and the Eindhoven Metropolitan Region (MRE).

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The best idea of TU/e: Contest for students

TU/e Bachelor College and TU/e Graduate School are presenting its students with a new initiative: the 'TU/e Contest', a contest in which TU/e students, can make the most innovative idea a reality. The winner will receive a prize to the value of € 5,000 as well as a workplace in the heart of the High Tech Campus Eindhoven and professional supervision from partner companies to develop the idea further.

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CeBIT 2015: EIT ICT Labs presents international Startup Network

The European innovation network EIT ICT Labs presents 20 startups from 7 European countries at this year's CeBIT. For this network EIT ICT Labs partners with the European Enterprise Network (EEN).

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Jan Mengelers: Brabant region must choose knowledge

Executive Board president of Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) Jan Mengelers is advocating a reset of the economy of the Brabant region with a knowledge-driven society.

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TU/e working together with Chinese on aircon windows

Self-cleaning solar panels, windows as aircons and a tablet screen on which you can feel the keyboard. These are new revolutionary ideas where TU/e and the South China Normal University will work on together in a new special collaboration.

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NXP taken over another company: Althena SCS

The Eindhoven chipmaker NXP has taken over another company. British Althena SCS is now incorporated. NXP announced this on their website.

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Debate on Eindhoven: a city of growth and attraction

How do we keep Eindhoven pleasant, charming and maintain affordable facilities? These are some questions to be answered during a city debate later this month in the city.

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Brabant successfully concludes the European Entrepreneurial Region 2014

In 2014 the province of Noord-Brabant was the proud winner of the European Entrepreneurial Region Award (EER Award). This is a European recognition of the leadership and strategy of all the involved entrepreneurs in the region.

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Funded opportunity for European Entrepreneurs in Brazil - last chance to apply!

Want to spend a few weeks in Brazil exploring business opportunities for your startup?

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Takeover GL Precision by VDL Groep is finalised

The takeover of GL Precision by VDL Groep, both of Eindhoven, which was announced in January, was concluded on 3 March 2015. Initially, 80% of the shares are acquired. The remaining 20% will also be gradually transferred to VDL Groep over the next five years. All 150 employees will continue to work at the company, which will be renamed VDL GL Precision. The activities of GL Precision, particularly in the area of high-end processing technologies, align well with the existing activities of VDL Groep.

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80 days around the world in an electric motor

Today is an important day for students at the TU/e who are going to assemble their bikes, in which they want to travel 80 days around the world. This is no ordinary engine, but an engine battery according to the report by Omroep Brabant .

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Nordeon-group buys competitor Griven

The Nordeon-Group, a leading European lighting company, derived from Philips and with the head office in Eindhoven, has further strengthened its comprehensive proposition to the market through the strategic acquisition of Italian based Griven. Griven specializes in architectural lighting solutions and is very complimentary to the Hess product portfolio and offerings to architects and lighting designers across the globe. As part of the Nordeon-Group, Griven will continue to operate independently under its own brand through its existing organization and management team in Castel Goffredo, Italy.

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Circle of Influencers will help StartupDelta

StartupDelta, the initiative to promote and improve The Netherlands as a startup hub, has announced one of their main advisory boards: an International Circle of Influencers (ICI) . The circle consists of startup-ecosytem builders from outside The Netherlands, investors, corporate CEOs, former founders and Dutch politicians. Rob van Gijzel, mayor of Eindhoven, and Peter Wennink, CEO ASML, are representatives of the Brainport Eindhoven Region.

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ASML Recently Discovered IT Systems Security Incident

ASML recently discovered unauthorized access to a limited portion of its IT systems. ASML took immediate steps to contain the breach and is conducting an ongoing investigation. ¨The time between the break-in and the discovery by ASML IT staff was short. At this time it appears that only a limited amount of data has been accessed¨, the company stated in their press release.

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Philips hits new record with Design Awards

Royal Philips has picked up 52 accolades at the iF DESIGN AWARD 2015, one of the oldest and most important design competitions in the world. Philips design has been recognized by the jury for having impressively demonstrated its superior value, across all the five categories of the iF DESIGN AWARD: Product, Communication, Packaging, Interior Architecture, and Professional Concept.

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North Brabant supports startups with Japan

On January 27, the Province of Noord-Brabant and Japanese incubator Tx Entrepreneur Partners (TEP) agreed to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate in support of high-tech startups in the Netherlands and Japan. TEP currently supports 117 high-tech startups in the region between the cities of Tokyo and Tsukuba. TEP cooperates with local governments and universities such as University of Tokyo and University of Tsukuba. TEP acknowledges that Brabant showcases promising high-tech institutes and organizations such as Eindhoven University of Technology, University of Tilburg, High Tech Campus Eindhoven, Brainport, Startupbootcamp HighTech XL. Supported by its public and private partners, both sides will look for possible collaborations for startups, such as incubation, investment and R&D, based on mutual benefits. Noord-Brabant is planning to organize a mission to Japan in September. Using this chance, Noord-Brabant aims to deepen its collaboration with TEP.

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Prime Minister Rutte unveils millionth DAF truck manufactured in Eindhoven

On Wednesday, February 25th, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte unveiled the millionth Eindhoven-produced DAF truck. He then presented the truck to Mr. Bálint Révész from the Hungarian transport company bearing the same name, which specializes in bulk and tanker transport.

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Eindhoven to be center point for international railways

Eindhoven has to be the hub for international railways as well the focus of improved links between the Netherlands and Germany. It is to be the 'link' in which the German Ruhr region will connect with the Randstad.

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100 Years of inventions

100 YEARS OF INVENTIONS, Made by Philips Research offers a choice selection of major innovations by this famous institute, including the vacuum tube, the X-Ray tube, the CD and innovations in the field of lighting. The exhibition also highlights the people behind the inventions, presenting personal stories of scientific curiosity, creativity and daring.

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EFFECT Photonics closes Series-A funding

Dutch company enables photonic integration technology for mobile networks and datacentres and revolutionizes density, cost, and power.

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