Tilburg Center of Entrepreneurship

TCE's mission

Encouraging entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial thinking, knowledge and research. Because entrepreneurship empowers people to be creative and innovative and enables them to be make a difference.

Tilburg Center of Entrepreneurship

Tilburg Center of Entrepreneurship

TCE is Tilburg University’s expertise center on entrepreneurship. An entrepreneurial mindset is important in empowering people to be creative and innovative and enabling them to make a difference in society. That’s why TCE encourages entrepreneurship among students, alumni, academics and employees alike. We have a proactive role in developing entrepreneurial education for all students at Tilburg University. To this end, we have created a Minor and Master’s track in Entrepreneurship, which also encompass interactive skills trainings.

TCE acts as a linking pin on everything entrepreneurship-related happening at the Tilburg University campus. Besides driving forward education, we are involved in organizing activities and connecting entrepreneurship knowledge and research. By playing a connecting role, we create impact in a broader perspective.

Banner TCE Research


  • Startups
  • Corporate entrepreneurship
  • Sustainable entrepreneurship
  • Creative entrepreneurship
  • Innovation

Banner TCE Impact


We collaborate with:

  • Educational Institutions
  • Entrepreneurial practice
  • Student associations
  • Local government


  • NVAO Accreditation for 21 programs of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management
    The Dutch accreditation organization NVAO has reaccredited all 21 programs of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM). NVAO concluded that the programs meet all requirements which are needed. These requirements are related to learning objectives, curricula of the programs, student assesments and the achievement of the learning outcomes. The reaccreditation is valid until June 2024. Read more

  • Tilburg students pitch their business idea in the elevator
    April 3rd Elevator Pitch Event

    PRESS RELEASE March 30th 2017 - The fourth edition of the Elevator Pitch Event will be held on Monday, April 3rd. Students of Tilburg University, Avans, Fontys, NHTV and Eindhoven University of Technology will get in the elevator to pitch their business idea to a jury member in 1 minute. The finale will be held from 13.30 to 18.00 at Interpolis Tilburg. Read more

  • Brabantse MBO, HBO en WO-studenten strijden in ondernemerschaps duel
    PERSBERICHT 10-11-2015 - MBO, HBO en WO-studenten van zeven Brabantse kennisinstellingen nemen het maandagmiddag 16 november tegen elkaar op in het Brabants Ondernemerschaps Duel 2015. De studenten volgden twee intensieve trainingen door professionals op het gebied van pitchen, inleven in de klant en overtuigingskracht - cruciale vaardigheden voor een ondernemer. Read more