EIT ICT Labs is opening a new office in Eindhoven at the High Tech Campus on 11 December. The opening of EIT ICT Labs’ new office is an important step in the goal of driving ICT innovation in the Netherlands.
The Co-location Centre Eindhoven is a hotspot of ICT innovation, attracting talents and investments to create new businesses and societal impact. It hosts meetings, workshops and flexible work spots for the benefit of its partners and connected start-ups and SMEs. For start-ups Proxible, Sjoprz, Healthy Choices, Izooble and Health-i for example.
The new Co-location Centre at the High Tech Campus is established by the partners of the Eindhoven Node, Philips, Océ, Thales, NXP, High Tech NL, CWI, TNO, Holst Centre, iMinds, TU Delft, TU/e, Twente University and Utrecht University.
The new premises will be the home of project activities in health and wellbeing, coached startups, PhD researchers, master school students, professional learning workshops, and partner meet-ups. Special space is planned for the EIT ICT Labs High Impact Initiative ‘Fit to Perform’ that will push the roll-out of smart pro-active wellbeing and safety solutions for risk-prone professional workers and individuals based on cardio-respiratory and motion sensing.
"During the Inauguration Day, we plan to kick off the opening at 10:00 hrs with an Open House providing an outlook on innovations resulting from the activities of the partners in the areas of Smart Spaces, Energy, Health and Wellbeing, but also in the area of entrepreneurial education. We are looking forward to meet innovators and friends and High Tech Campus neighbours, and we are very honoured that we may welcome your Highness Constantijn van Oranje who will inaugurate the premises", says Patrick Strating, Director of EIT ICT Labs Eindhoven.
EIT ICT Labs is a pan-European education and research-based innovation organisation founded on excellence. The mission of EIT ICT Labs is to drive European leadership in ICT innovation for economic growth and quality of life. By linking education, research and business, EIT ICT Labs empowers ICT top talents for the future and brings ICT innovations to life.
The ecosystem is characterised by an open and collaborative way of working with partners representing global companies, leading research centres, and top ranked universities in the field of ICT.