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Tilburg University invests €8 million in Widespread Prosperity18th July 2022
Current, complex developments such as the climate crisis, rising demand for care, labor market shortages, growing inequality, and digitalization require new solutions. Over the next five years, Tilburg University will release approximately 8 million euros to enable interdisciplinary collaboration and address these issues together with partners. In doing so, the university is fulfilling its task and ambition to be of social significance and contribute to greater welfare, a better labor market, and a social energy transition, all components Widespread Prosperity. The connection between science and practice is thus further reinforced in collaboration with partners from government, education, and industry.
Dr. Kim Putters appointed as University Professor of Broad Prosperity at Tilburg University28th June 2022
Dr. Kim Putters, president of the Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands (SER), has been appointed as University Professor of ‘Broad Prosperity’ at Tilburg University for one day a week, effective September 16, 2022.
Joks Janssen appointed Professor of Practice 'Broad Prosperity in the Region'11th January 2021
Tilburg University has appointed Dr. Joks Janssen, MSc, as Professor of Practice for ‘Broad Prosperity in the Region’, effective January 1, 2021. Janssen works for knowledge institution Het PON & Telos as a senior advisor and researcher in the field of sustainable regional development.
Tilburg University involved in large multidisciplinary research into energy transition13th December 2019
The European Commission recently presented the European Green Deal, which sets ambitious goals and measures to achieve the Paris climate goals. The switch to a sustainable CO2-neutral energy supply is an important spearhead. The Tilburg professors Martijn Groenleer and Saskia Lavrijssen are both co-applicants for two large-scale multidisciplinary research projects that aim to accelerate the energy transition, supported by NWO with a grant of more than 10 million euros per project.