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21 June 2023

Dutch Tech Fest makes important contribution to talent development of young people

Over 150 companies and educational institutions in the Brainport region demonstrated on June 8, 9 and 10 how technology offers solutions to major societal challenges in the areas of health, energy, environment, safety, food and mobility.

12 July 2022

These were the partners of Dutch Technology Festival 2022

Dutch Technology Festival 2022 – Saturday, June 11 and from June 15 to 18 – attracted more than 22,000 visitors. Prior to Dutch Technology Festival 2022, our partners introduced themselves with in their own partner video. Watch the aftermovie here!

8 July 2022

This was Gaming & Esports 2022

Your favorite gamers & games passed by in the jam-packed program with lots of coverage of Minecraft, League of Legends, FIFA, Fortnite and more! We look back in this aftermovie!

4 July 2022

This was Quiz Night XL 2022

Over 1400 participants took part in the successful Quiz Night XL on Thursday, June 16! During this exciting quiz night they were presented with various questions: from Einstein to iPhone. We look back on #QuiznightXL! Do you want to take a look?

1 July 2022

This was Mission Tech 2022

Especially for Dutch Technology Festival 2022, Mission Tech was again organized live for students from grade 5 to 8. The students were amazed and excited by all the wonderful things technology has to offer. They were introduced to the latest forms of gaming, building their own robot and could participate in the exciting quiz. We look back in this aftermovie!

28 June 2022

This was Night of the Nerds 2022

On Wednesday, June 15, Night of the Nerds took place! Over 3500 secondary school students were immersed in the world of technology, innovation and creativity. We look back on Night of the Nerds 2022 with pride! Do you want to take a look?

25 June 2022

This was The High Tech Discovery Route 2022

During High Tech Discovery Route 2022, tech companies in Brainport Region opened their doors wide to the public. Over 12,500 visitors marveled at the role of technology in society. We look back on #HTOR with pride! Would you like to take a look?

22 June 2022

This was Dutch Technology Festival 2022

From walking robot dog Spot to virtual intubation or driving a truck, tech enthusiasts of all ages discovered the world of gaming, robotics, VR, AR, AI, 3D and technology during various experiences, workshops and techtalks during Dutch Technology Festival 2022. We look back in the aftermovie!

8 June 2022

Cootjans: Brainport region can grow exponentially, but labor and housing shortages are a cause for concern

Marc Cootjans, director of Rabobank in the East Brabant region, sees enormous potential for the growth of the Brainport region. After all, technology is what the region is exceptionally good at, and (high) tech is needed for all the various transitions.

30 May 2022

Dutch Technology Festival brings the top of Gaming & Esports to Eindhoven

The Brainport Eindhoven region is gearing up for the Dutch Technology Festival (11 + 15 – 18 June), the successor to the Dutch Technology Week. This celebration of technology is different from previous editions in several ways.

Dutch Technology Festival focuses on filling the pipeline of tech talent

The Brainport region is doing slightly better than the rest of the Netherlands when it comes to children choosing a technical education – but that’s no reason to sit back. The lack of technical talent is still one of the biggest challenges to the continuity of the region’s success.

10 March 2022

June 11 & 15-18: This is Dutch Technology Festival

Welcome to Dutch Technology Festival (Saturday, June 11 & Wednesday, June 15 till Saturday, June 18)! This celebration of technology is for student and young professionals. Discover all headliners in the line-up.

10 January 2022

From Dutch Technology Week to Dutch Technology Festival

After ten successful editions, Dutch Technology Week will be given a new structure and a new name: we will continue as the Dutch Technology Festival. The festival will take place from Saturday 11 and Wednesday 15 to Saturday 18 June 2022.

From Dutch Technology Week to Dutch Technology Festival

After ten successful editions, Dutch Technology Week will be given a new structure and a new name: we will continue as the Dutch Technology Festival. The festival will take place from Saturday 11 and Wednesday 15 to Saturday 18 June 2022.

15 July 2021

Rabo@DTW Talks: Start-ups share their story about starting and growing in Food-, Med- and High Tech

From agriculture to health care: Technology is used extensively in all sectors of society. Starting a business, or growing as a business in Med Tech, Food Tech, and High Tech: how is that looking? Start-ups and investors were guests during the Dutch Technology Week 2021.

30 June 2021

DTW Talk: Top 3 technologies of the future

From Deep Fakes to smart cleaning: Dutch Technology Week was not short on futurism. In this article, we feature three innovative projects that passed by during the DTW: AI, Photonics, 3D metal printing.

3 June 2021

A future in engineering gets closer for more and more young people

On Monday, May 31, 2021, the time had finally come. The tenth edition of the Dutch Technology Week kicked off. After many months of preparation, an interesting mix of online and in-person events was created. To safeguard the future of technology, this year’s edition will again focus on promoting this topic.

1 June 2021

Staying on your toes in the semiconductor industry through collaboration

The semiconductor industry is on the rise. It is clear that the demand for chips, and therefore for products and services throughout the industrial chain, is at an unprecedented high. With the increasing computerization of society, the demand for ever more and better chips will only increase. Semiconductors are crucial to the economy. The Netherlands, in particular Brainport but also the cluster around Nijmegen, is clearly in the front row.

28 May 2021

Rabobank commits to the Dutch Brainport region like never before

The Rabobank is serious about Brainport. This area in the southeast province of Brabant in The Netherlands  is perhaps the most important region in Europe when it comes to innovative high-tech.
Brainport, the hub of the high-tech manufacturing industry in south east Brabant in The Netherlands, is growing as never before. One of the parties facilitating this growth is the Rabobank. This cooperative bank is pumping some 700 million euros into the further development of the Brainport region over the next two years. Last year, Rabobank already spent 300 million to support start-ups, scale-ups and other innovative projects. This money is in addition to the regular forms of funding.

27 May 2021

National FameLab Final comes to TU/e!

Final of the science communication competition takes place online on Tuesday June 1st as part of the program for Dutch Technology Week.

The national final of FameLab – the annual science communication competition – is coming to Eindhoven! Ten contestants from four Dutch universities – including three contestants from TU/e – will battle it out to be the jury’s overall winner of the Dutch FameLab competition 2021.

26 May 2021

‘If you choose engineering, you choose job security’

There are still too few young people who choose to work in technology, even though the jobs are there for the taking. The Eindhoven high-tech ecosystem Brainport Industries is working together with education and the regional business community to find a solution.

24 May 2021

The world of mobility is about to undergo radical change

Various disruptive developments in the mobility world will lead to far-reaching changes over the coming years. New technologies will have to be harnessed to facilitate our evolving personal need for transportation. Mobility as a Service (MaaS) will become more and more prevalent.

22 May 2021

Dutch Technology Week is the tech industry’s ultimate showcase

Frits van Hout looks back on the first ten years of the annual Festival of Technology
 It was 2011, Brainport had just been proclaimed the smartest region in the world. A title with status, but also one that can only be achieved once. And so the region’s hotshots pondered the question of how that success could be visibly followed up.

20 May 2021

Collaborative partnerships push technical education more to the fore

It is impossible to imagine life without technology. As a matter of fact, technical innovations are set to play a major role in shaping our future. Which is why it is more important than ever that children are introduced to it from an early age.

17 May 2021

Science + Tech Online Quiz during Dutch Technology Week more international than ever

It all started with the very first edition of the Dutch Technology Week (DTW) in 2012. Since then, Quiz Night NL has grown into an immensely popular event in which many people participate every year. In ‘normal times’ the event was held in the Klokgebouw in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Last year, however, due to the coronavirus, no physical DTW could take place. Therefore, the organizer of the quiz, event agency Number 42, had to quickly switch gears.

14 May 2021

Virtual podium dedicated to technology during DTW Talks for students and professionals

There’s also plenty to do this year during the Dutch Technology Week (May 31-June 5, 2021). We wrote earlier that the program consists of a mix of online and physical activities. Besides the events for education, there are also several online events for students and professionals.

12 May 2021

More focus on the social impact of AI

The developments in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) are following each other up in rapid succession. This is having an impact on society as a whole. For example, all kinds of smart systems are being developed to make our lives safer and more pleasant, such as adaptive and semi-autonomous cars. However, not everyone has a technical background or is keen to immerse themselves in technology.

10 May 2021

Healthtech plays an increasingly important role in the quality of life

Music and sound play a major role in several emerging innovative health technologies deployed for people suffering from stress or dementia.
Healthtech aims to improve our lives so that we become healthier and stronger, not only physically but also mentally. There are consequently numerous researchers and companies working on the development of these types of technologies.

4 May 2021

Artificial intimacy raises many questions

Will sex with robots indeed be quite normal in a few years, as artificial intelligence expert David Levy claims? He believes that in about 30 years, robots will have developed to the point where humans will be able to have intimate relationships with them and even believes that human-robot marriage will be legalized. There are several more experts who share his opinion.

3 May 2021

Cyborgs are already among us

An implanted antenna in your head that enables you to “hear” colors. Or online seismic sensors in your feet that allow you to feel earthquakes. No, this is not science fiction.

23 April 2021

Is the history of technology boring?

‘No. It took a while, but even the Dutch see it as part of their culture now’ 
The Philips Museum is premiering a series of mini lectures on the history of technology during the Dutch Technology Week 2021. 

13 April 2021

A mix of in-person and online activities at Dutch Technology Week 2021

In a couple of weeks, we can again enjoy the dozens of events of the Dutch Technology Week. The tenth edition of this annual spectacle will take place from May 31 to June 5. Last year, the program had to be hastily adjusted due to the corona crisis, so a couple of online events could still take place. Fortunately, this year there was more time to arrange everything.

4 June 2020

DTW goes digital: “in this special period of time, there is every reason for a special DTW”

It was already clear that there would be no physical Dutch Technology Week this year. But to emphasize the DTW mission – and not to lose any opportunity to emphasize the importance of technology for our society – there still is an online edition this year. From 8 to 13 June, Dutch Technology Week will take place through digital channels: DTW2020 Online. “In this special period of time, there is every reason for a special Dutch Technology Week,” says project manager Monique de Wit. “Online, we’ll put technology in the spotlight for one week.”

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