The energy transition and the transition into a circular economy are not proceeding as quickly as Luc Kikkert — director of Kiemt — would like. He believes that there's enough thirst for innovation in the sector, however.
Everyone at Health Valley knows how important innovation is. Health Valley's Chris Doomernik tells us about the positive healthcare developments that are ongoing. There is increased attention for prevention and the silo mentality is disappearing.
The collaboration between global players imec, the Radboudumc, Radboud University and Wageningen University & Research was of interest to many in the area this past year. John Baekelmans — Managing Director of imec the Netherlands — relates how imec uses nanotechnology innovations, AI and big data to contribute to sustainable solutions to global issues. "Ultimately it's all about behavioural change."
It was global news: in April 2019, the first ever photograph of a black hole was presented during a press conference in Brussels. Heino Falcke, professor of Astroparticle Physics and Radio Astronomy at the Radboud University, played a crucial part in capturing the photo. In doing so, a 20-year old dream was finally realised. “It just goes to show: a small idea can create quite a stir.”
If you’re in the process of applying for a Dutch job, there are several ways to go about it.