Academic-Industry Collaboration

New Ecosystem Collaboration between TUDelft and Dutch Businesses

ABOUT THE TOPIC
Today’s article is about the introduction of a new type of ecosystem.  This new ecosystem provides Dutch businesses and TUDelft to work on new innovations.

ABOUT THE COLLABORATION
This collaboration involves TUDelft and many well-known companies in the Dutch ecosystem. This collaboration project is called X!Delft. The type of company varies from finance to public transport services.

” This collaboration purpose is to gain and explore new technologies.”

ABOUT THE BENEFITS
There are many companies who might not have the right knowledge available within the company, a collaboration like the X!Delft project could provide be the answer. Together with University research, the project’s results can help a business to overcome the barrier of not knowing how to use unfamiliar technology. Also, this collaboration allows scientists to publish their own results, without the struggles of publication rules and regulations.  In addition, working in the same area as all the partners involved will help increase and expand this trust and collaboration.

ABOUT THE OUTCOME
Together with the TUDelft scientists, this collaboration purpose is to gain and explore new technologies. This it allows employees to work together on projects without having the feeling of working for two different companies.

ABOUT THE RESEARCH
This unique project-design should attract firms, willing to explore new technologies. Businesses have a variety of motives to join X!Delft collaborations. Some businesses want to investigate how to implement Artificial Intelligence, whereas others are eager to use smart software. For example to increase collaboration in the construction industry or find innovative solutions for the packaging-system of their goods.

ABOUT THE PARTNERS
The partners of X!Delft contain:  TUDelft and several large Dutch companies from different types of industries.

DATES
This collaboration was made public on the 4th of February 2019.

SOURCE
If you like to know more about the project, please visit their website www.xdelft.nl.
All other information was retrieved from news articles of het Financieel Dagblad.

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