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Impact Program

The Tilburg University Impact Program brings together researchers and stakeholders in complex societal issues in order to advance society with the help of knowledge and innovation.

News

  • EYES project started: Empowering Youth through Entrepreneurial Skills 02 Jul 2018 EYES project started: Empowering Youth through Entrepreneurial Skills
    Thanks to its Impact Program, Tilburg University has become a partner in a new European project to develop coaching for young people who do not have a job and are not in any form of education or training. The project is called EYES: Empowering Youth through Entrepreneurial Skills. The City of Tilburg is participating as well. Read more

  • Impression Impact Conference 2018: Creating impact means working together 28 Jun 2018 Impression Impact Conference 2018: Creating impact means working together
    Scientific research and cooperation with impact. How does that work? And why is it so important? Seven visitors to the Impact Conference hosted by Tilburg University on June 14, 2018 explain what impact means to them and how impact helps make a difference. Read more

  • Tilburg University and Municipality of Tilburg strengthen strategic cooperation 18 Jun 2018 Tilburg University and Municipality of Tilburg strengthen strategic cooperation
    Tilburg University and the Municipality of Tilburg are going to boost their cooperation activities. Rector Emile Aarts of Tilburg University and alderman Marcelle Hendrickx of Tilburg signed an agreement tot that effect at the Tilburg University Impact Conference on June 14th. Read more

  • Large NWO grant for datadriven cancer research by Krahmer, Pauws (TSHD) and Vermunt (TSB) 12 Jun 2018 Large NWO grant for datadriven cancer research by Krahmer, Pauws (TSHD) and Vermunt (TSB)
    Prof. Emiel Krahmer, Prof. Steffen Pauws (TSHD) and Prof. Jeroen Vermunt (TSB) received a large subsidy of € 457,000 from NWO for research into data-driven, joint decision-making for individual cancer patients. Read more

  • New website research program Digital Society 16 May 2018 New website research program Digital Society
    This week the new website about the research program Digital Society has been launched. In the research programme thirty professors of the fourteen Dutch universities join forces and are working together to secure the Netherlands leading international position in the field of human-centred information technology and to find solutions to global challenges. Read more

  • Nine PhD projects selected for Impact Program 30 Apr 2018 Nine PhD projects selected for Impact Program
    The Impact Team and the Deans of Tilburg University have selected 9 PhD projects out of 48 proposals to strengthen the Impact Program regarding the themes Empowering the Resilient Society, and Enhancing Health and Wellbeing. Nine young researchers, still to be recruited, will be starting their research projects from September 2018. Read more

  • Greyston CEO visits Resilience Community Impact Program to discuss open hiring model 20 Apr 2018 Greyston CEO visits Resilience Community Impact Program to discuss open hiring model
    A pioneering social enterprise, Greyston has been providing jobs to people in New York who face barriers to employment, no questions asked, since 1982. Without any checks or interviews Greyston hires the next person on the waiting list with the aim to give people a chance who normally don’t. “An inclusive economy begins with removing unconscious bias,” explains President and CEO Mike Brady. He visited the Impact Program’s Resilience Community to explore common goals and ways to cooperate. Read more

  • Impact Team presents first Soulmate Chocolate Bar to Hein Fleuren 03 Apr 2018 Impact Team presents first Soulmate Chocolate Bar to Hein Fleuren
    As a token of appreciation for his inspiring and impactful cooperation with the World Food Program and his ambassadorship for the Tilburg University Impact Program, Impact Program leader Margriet Sitskoorn presented the first ‘Soulmate Chocolate Bar’ to Professor of Operations Research Hein Fleuren. Read more