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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

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

Rheumatism test detects rheumatism at an early stage

Rheumatism tests have been used in the Netherlands since 1964. In the past cells were scraped from the inside of a certain donor’s cheek and ...

Project number: 
06209
Participating institutes: 
Radbouduniversiteit Nijmegen

Sustainable windmills

Windmills are less sustainable than manufacturers would like them to be. The desired lifespan of about 20 years is not achieved in practice because...

Project number: 
06461
Participating institutes: 
Technische Universiteit Delft

Eagle Vision sensor detects and follows people in a crowd

“We deliver privacy by design,” says Arend van de Stadt, director of Eagle Vision. “We have a ‘people logistics side’...

Project number: 
10146
Participating institutes: 
Universiteit van Amsterdam

Rearing eels

Rearing fish in aquaculture is often far from easy. One of the problems is that fish frequently fail to become sexually mature and therefore do not...

Project number: 
07893

The speed of air bubbles as a measure for sound

Microflown Technologies with its Microflown sensor is the only company in the world that can measure the acoustic speed of air particles. It is a h...

Project number: 
05154
Participating institutes: 
Technische Universiteit Delft
Users: 
Philips Consumer Lifestyle, SKF Engineering &

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