Eindhoven University of Technology

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Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is a research-driven, design-oriented university of technology with a strong international focus. The university was founded in 1956, and has around 8,500 students and 3,000 staff.

Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is a leading international university, specializing in engineering science and technology, and contributing through its high-quality teaching and research to progress in the technical sciences, to the development of technological innovations.

The Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) puts emphasis on knowledge valorization: research results are translated into successful innovations and serve as a basis for creating new products, processes and enterprises. Its education, research and knowledge transfer contribute to:

  • science for society: contributing to solving the major societal issues and boosting prosperity and welfare by focusing on the Strategic Areas of Energy, Health and Smart Mobility
  • science for industry: the development of technological innovation in cooperation with industry
  • science for science: progress in engineering sciences through excellence in key research cores and innovation in education

With this profile, the TU/e offers excellent teaching and research opportunities and thereby contributes to the developing of new technological innovations, which culminate into the growth of wealth and prosperity both in its own region (technology and innovation hotspot Eindhoven) and beyond. The Brainport Eindhoven region is one of world’s smartest having won the title of Intelligent Community of the Year 2011.

In short, the TU/e profiles itself as the university where innovation starts.