Tilburg Center of Entrepreneurship
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.
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.
A single program for startups in Brabant
Press release - 18 June 2018. Startup companies in Brabant are getting a boost. The six Brabant institutions of higher education, the province of Noord-Brabant and all regional development initiatives are joining forces to support startups through a joint program called Braventure. The festive launch took place on Thursday, 21 June in the Van der Valk Hotel in Tilburg.
‘Announced split of Philips is right move'
Companies that want to have inventive impact need to focus on a limited number of products, especially if the products concerned recombine different technologies, for example, digital cameras. “Ideally, you use 10-30% or more of your R&D time for a multiple-technology product,” Tilburg Professor Xavier Martin states on the basis of research he conducted with three fellow researchers from Spain, Switzerland, and the United States. “In this light, the announced split of Philips is the right move. It will bring the necessary R&D focus, enabling Healthtech to really catch up to its competitors and Lighting to continue the transformation of its business model.”