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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

  • 27 Nov 2017 Impact essay presented: Connecting to advance society
    Scientists have a special responsibility to take on the endeavors of our time. “We are in need of good questions, not of hasty answers.” With these words the King’s Commissioner for the province of North Brabant Wim van de Donk accepted two essays about the university’s educational vision and its vision on societal responsibility respectively at the celebration of Tilburg University’s 90th anniversary. Read more

  • Science with a Soul: Tilburg University Impact Program enters into dialog 24 Oct 2017 Science with a Soul: Tilburg University Impact Program enters into dialog
    Tilburg University’s Impact Team has seized the occasion of the Dear Future Festival on social innovation to enter into dialog with parties in civil society. What parts of the program can be tackled together to reinforce resilience, care and wellbeing in society and to stimulate the use of (big) data? Read more

  • Workshop Science with a Soul for interested parties 01 Sep 2017 Workshop Science with a Soul for interested parties
    The Tilburg University Impact program is getting ready for a workshop with social parties and companies based on the theme of ‘Science with a Soul’. On September 28, during the Dear Future festival in the Tilburg Spoorzone, we will enter into a debate with interested organizations on topics that we can address jointly with research and ‘living labs’. Read more

  • NWO funding for six Impact Program projects to improve youth resilience 25 Jul 2017 NWO funding for six Impact Program projects to improve youth resilience
    Six projects, coordinated by the Tilburg University Impact Program and aimed to improve youth resilience, have been granted incentive funding (Startimpuls) in the first round of applications for the Dutch National Research Agenda (NWA). The projects come under the ‘Towards Resilient Societies’ Route and are part of the ‘JOIN’ program – ‘youngsters in a resilient society’. The program is carried out by scientific and societal partners. Read more

  • Save the Date: Workshop Science with a Soul 14 Jul 2017 Save the Date: Workshop Science with a Soul
    During the 'Dear Future,' week in September in the center of Tilburg, Tilburg University invites partners and stakeholders from government institutions, the business community and civil society to address three big societal issues with the help of knowledge and innovation: Empowering the Resilient Society, Enhancing Health & Wellbeing, and Creating Value from Data. Read more

  • Digital Society: the Netherlands as a testing ground 06 Jun 2017 Digital Society: the Netherlands as a testing ground
    All Dutch universities wish to give the Netherlands a new and appealing international profile: that of a leading nation in the field of digital technology oriented towards people and societies. Read more