January 18, 2022

High Tech Safari for Isaac Newton

Op 18 januari vond er een digitale High Tech Safari plaats voor Isaac Newton. Vanuit deze studievereniging voor Mechanical Engineering van de TU Twente namen 15 studenten deel. De Safari stond in het teken van moderne technologieën op het gebied van robotica, 3D-printen, hernieuwbare energie en Big data. Het programma bestond uit een korte introductie...

December 23, 2021

Astron shares Wireless Data Lab

Astron launches the so-called Wireless Data Lab. Researchers and entrepreneurs from all over the Northern Netherlands can make use of Astron's knowledge and resources. This is beneficial for Astron as well as for companies. The new measuring equipment for the lab has arrived and companies in the Northern Netherlands can immediately use the new facility. "We...

December 1, 2021

High Tech Career Matchmaking at Engineering the Future

During Engineering the Future of Hanze University we organised last week the High Tech Career Matchmaking with our 20+ high-tech companies in the North especially for students.

December 1, 2021

Haptic feedback by measuring movements

Kwant Controls, one of the world's leading manufacturers of marine joysticks and vessel propulsion control systems, has been using haptic feedback in their products for many years. During a knowledge session earlier this week, they shared knowledge on how to enable bi-directional interaction with the machine operator (operator) using the...

November 24, 2021

Principia Prize 2021

The Principia Prize 2021 took place on Thursday 18 November. 35 mechanical engineering master's students, divided over 9 teams, examined the case of Stork Turbo Blading. They were observed and judged by an expert jury.

November 17, 2021

Resato makes it possible to refuel hydrogen at hydrogen filling station Holthausen in Groningen

Last weekend the transport of one of the largest hydrogen filling stations in Europe started from Assen. The gas station was produced at the company Resato International for Kuster H2 Energy in Doetinchem.

November 11, 2021

First Masters in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Groningen receive their diploma

On 11 November, the first graduates of the two-year master's program in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Groningen will receive their diploma. Two students even graduate cum laude! Congratulations to all! The new, English-taught engineering program offers students the opportunity to prepare for a career in the digital and high-tech industry or in scientific...

November 5, 2021

Subsidy for more Industry 4.0 in the North through the 3D-printing compass project

On Friday 5 November, the 3D-printing compass project received a European subsidy of no less than € 2.4 million. Deputy Friso Douwstra handed over a check to project leader Johan Pragt of ICD/Astron on behalf of the province of Fryslân, the province of Groningen and the Northern Netherlands Association (SNN).

October 2, 2021

'Shared Knowledge Innovation Learning Lab' – SKILL

The monumental building on the Oliemolenstraat in Drachten has been renovated and given a new name that does justice to the function of the building: 'SKILL, Shared Knowledge Innovation Learning Lab'. A place where you can innovate together, share or exchange knowledge and do research. A place where students and business meet...