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Energy

Moving towards the energy transition and circular economy through innovation

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.
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Health

Growing old comfortably and happy thanks to innovation

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.
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Business

John Baekelmans wants to enhance people's lives with imec

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."
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Students

Inspiring innovator: Heino Falcke wants to prevent knowledge from disappearing down a black hole

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.”
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Living

Recruitment agencies in the Netherlands

If you’re in the process of applying for a Dutch job, there are several ways to go about it.
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Living

Ascension Day in the Netherlands

The 40th day after Easter, Christians celebrate Ascension Day, known to the Dutch as 'Hemelvaartsdag'.