Social Innovation

IMPACT Conference 14 June 2018: Advancing Society: Science with a Soul

Tilburg University warmly invites policy makers, entrepreneurs, researchers, and other professionals to its first open Impact Conference on 14 June 2018. The aim of the conference is to explore new ways to advance society together.


We are convinced that we can create more impact on both science and society by connecting knowledge and experience from within and outside the university. The university’s Impact Program seeks to connect researchers and partners focusing on three themes:

The university’s Impact Program seeks to connect researchers and partners focusing on three themes:
  • Empowering the Resilient Society
  • Enhancing Health and Wellbeing
  • Creating Value from Data

This focus allow us to address complex societal challenges such as digitalization, good healthcare, inequality, aging, vulnerable youth, humanitarian aid and energy transition. That’s what we are passionate about -- Science with a Soul.

  • The conference program will offer you keynotes and workshops to inspire and get to know each other.
  • You can also apply to present a pitch or a poster.
  • Please register at the conference website to attend the conference.

We look forward to seeing you!

The Impact team:

Ton Wilthagen & Marieke Schoots (Empowering the Resilient Society)

Margriet Sitskoorn & Laura Gottmer-Welschen (Enhancing Health & Wellbeing)

Dick den Hertog & Martijn van Gruijthuijsen (Creating Value from Data)

Impact Team Office:
E-mail: impact@tilburguniversity.edu
Phone: +31 (0)13 466 4412
Location: Cobbenhagen Building, Room C 1

www.tilburguniversity.edu/impact