Impact

Our scientists, researchers and donors make an impact. Driven by their desire to make a positive contribution to society. They want to make the world cleaner and healthier and give talents the means and space to develop.

  • Stories
    For the better

    Presentation Marina van Damme Grant 2022

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  • Stories
    For the better

    Marina van Damme grant helps female researchers

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  • Donor
    For the better

    Bart ter Haar Romenij

    Professor emeritus with the energy and drive of a beginning student

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  • Donor
    For the world

    Saskia Velthuizen

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  • Donor
    For the world

    Edwin Hermkens

    Co-Founder & Chief Product Officer of MedApp

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  • Projecten
    For the world

    Redox flow batteries

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  • Challenges
    For the world

    The Heat-battery

    How households will soon be able to store their own energy. In a battery.

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  • Donor
    For the world

    Edwin van Rest

    CEO of Studyportals: Give the world access to education.

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  • Donor
    For the world

    Harry Otten

    Nuclear physicist, TU/e alumnus, meterologist and donor.

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  • Donor
    For the world

    Jacques van Rooij

    Alumnus, mentor, ambassador of creativity and donor.

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  • Stories
    For the world

    Team Core

    Difficult waste and rare metals in a nice mix of upcycling and recycling.

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  • Challenges
    For the world

    Metal fuels

    100% Circular fuel based on metal particles.

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  • Stories
    For the better

    Tessie Hartjes

    VP marketing at Lightyear and newest board member of our fund.

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  • Donor
    For the world

    Hans Fischer Fund

    Alumnus, captain of industry and new donor

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  • Stories
    For life

    Biological sensors

    Organic technology to quickly detect viruses and infections.

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  • Challenges
    For the better

    From idea to deployment

    dr. Fernanda Neiro D'Angelo wants to make the big scary unknown less scary and known.

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  • Stories
    For life

    AI helps search for prostate cancer

    Better diagnoses and tailor-made treatments thanks to a special project.

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  • Stories
    For life

    Covid Engineering Fund

    Be better prepared for a new pandemic.

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  • Challenges
    For the world

    AI in the energy transition

    Smarter energy distribution based on data.

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  • Stories
    For life

    Diagnosing Non-Invasive

    Scans make (keyhole) surgeries unnecessary.

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