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(Gesloten) Transient Dynamics in the Morphology of Coastal Seas (short title: TRANSIMORF)

The North Sea is a complex physical system. Water, sediment and the seabed interact according to nonlinear processes that are still only partly und...

Project number: 
07585
Participating institutes: 
Universiteit Twente
Start date:
01-07-2007
, end date:
07-06-2010

WEDACS: using wasted inlet air of car engines

It started as an idea during a brainstorm about cars and turbos says Dr Michael Boot who runs the start-up company WEDACS at Eindhoven University o...

Project number: 
10587
Participating institutes: 
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven

M More for less: MEMS memory for energy-efficient data storage

University of Twente researcher Mohammed Khatib sought a new method of electronic data storage. By experimenting with the speed of Flash memories a...

Project number: 
06369
Participating institutes: 
Universiteit Twente
Users: 
Nokia, NXP

Operational processes optimised with process mining

During a STW project professor Wil van der Aalst of Eindhoven University of Technology laid the basis for what has now been developed into a succes...

Project number: 
06447
Users: 
Pallas Athena, Futura Technology

Using video kymography to take a better look at how vocal folds work

Professor Harm Schutte thought of using video kymography to analyse voice problems, a technique that can image irregular vocal-fold vibrations asso...

Project number: 
05973
Participating institutes: 
Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
Users: 
Martini Ziekenhuis, Groningen, Lamberts Instrument

Metal fatigue in steel bridges

Steel bridges in the Netherlands wear out quicker than expected. The steel develops metal fatigue due to a combination of increasing traffic densit...

Project number: 
05979
Users: 
Bolidt Kunststoftoepassingen BV, Iv-infra BV

Switchable windows that save energy

The company Peer+ of Casper van Oosten and Teun Wagenaar produces energy-saving glass that can be switched between three states: transparent, dark ...

Project number: 
07940
Participating institutes: 
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
Users: 
Merck Chemicals Ltd., Peer+

An open solar telescope

The Dutch Open Telescope (DOT) is situated on the Canary Island of La Palma, on a steel open tower 15-metres high. The wind that blows through the ...

Project number: 
06640
Participating institutes: 
Universiteit Utrecht
Users: 
Poly Nederland

The clap skate

A hinged skate to be able to skate faster was the idea. The late Gerrit Jan van Ingen Schenau, movement scientist at the VU University Amsterdam, c...

Project number: 
03667
Participating institutes: 
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
Users: 
Viking Schaatsenfabriek BV

Producing economic solar cells with thin-film technique

John Schermer’s group from the Institute for Molecules and Materials (IMM) of Radboud University Nijmegen holds the world record for the most...

Project number: 
07452
Users: 
Circadian Solar

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