Dutch Technology Week: Week of Wonders
18th until the 24th of May 2014 in Brainport Eindhoven Region
During the week high-tech companies, schools, and research facilities will show you things and bring you places you normally don't get to see. There will be events that will combine a good dose of humor with informative demonstrations and workshops. There will be conferences and meetings where the top of the innovative and entrepreneurial Netherlands will come together. In short, the Brainport Eindhoven Region will be buzzing the whole week with events that will draw a huge crowd. In 2013 a staggering 22.000 visitors came to see and participate in more than 40 events. This year we are expecting an even bigger crowd, which we will treat to a versatile program where visitors (youngsters, students, professionals, and technology fans) can actively take part in.
Program with a big WOW!-Factor
Professionals get to know 'physical word coming online' during Digital-Physical Blur, or get informed about the privacy conditions on new technology during Look who's watching: the Privacy and Google Glass event. Get acquainted with de seven candidates of NextOEM, the high-tech accelerator program for promising and ambitious growth companies, or get up to date with the newest trends at Smart Living. During the seminars Innovating with the correct strategy and Open innovation: be smart you will hear everything to improve the efficiency on innovation. And even professionals will be amazed by the WOW!-Factor of high-tech companies and institutions during the High Tech Discovery Route on the 24th of May.
But there's lots more to discover about the 'Wonders of engineering' during this edition. More than 1000 primary school pupils will visit the AutomotiveCampus during the AutoTech event. Families will join the TU/eXperience Public day or see the final of the Eureka!Cup during the Eureka!Day. Youngsters will go crazy during Night of the Nerds, and students and young professionals will go head to head in the Quiz Night XL.
You can find all the details on the website of the Dutch Technology Week. You can filter on day and group. There will also be contact persons listed for the events if you wish to join as press.
Passion for technology
The Dutch Technology Week takes place in the Brainport Eindhoven Region, a region that has recently been labeled world's Smartest Region and was named by the Financial Times as one of the most attractive regions to invest in. In the ranking (fDi index) the Brainport Region finished third behind London and Helsinki. Because of all of this, the region is a magnet to many students, talents, knowledge workers, entrepreneurs, and investors from all over the world. Together they share a passion for technology. The Dutch Technology Week makes this passion visible, shows that technology is challenging and surprising, and above all is within grasp for everyone.
Online Dutch Technology Week
We will also be active via our website, facebook, and twitter during the weeks surrounding the Dutch Technology week. Not only with fun articles and more information about the program, but also with fun facts, discounts, and promotions. So keep an eye on us via: www.dutchtechnologyweek.com, facebook and twitter!
Brainport Development N.V
Brainport Eindhoven Region is a top technology breeding ground for innovation, and is the home base for companies and knowledge and research institution of world-class. Together they make and invent the technology of tomorrow, which contributes to a safe, green, and caring society and a sustainable economic development for the Netherlands. Brainport is the hub of a network that stretches over the southeast of the Netherlands and beyond the country's borders. The five key sectors in this region are: High-Tech, Systems & Materials, Food, Automotive, Lifetec, and Design.
Project organization Brainport Development, organizer of the Dutch Technology Week, is a new-wave development community. With representatives in business, knowledge institutions, and government, it works on strengthening the Brainport Eindhoven Region.