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TU/e Drivers of Change

TU/e is home to changemakers and innovators. Our bright minds, passionate researchers and designers are changing the world. Be amazed.

Material Aesthetics Lab Industrial Design — © Bart van Overbeeke

With Drivers of Change on the Ketelhuisplein in the center of the Dutch Design Week, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) shows how the world of the future is being built. TU/e will show you the possible solutions for tomorrow's challenges and would be happy to discuss them with you.

Research, technology and design converge in future's societal solutions

In a world that is changing so rapidly and where challenges are piling up, it is good to stop and take stock of where we are. In the Drivers of Change exhibit, you can learn about a number of developments at TU/e that are providing answers to the pressing questions we face. Whether it is healthcare, sustainability, our security, or the dizzying evolution of data use, we need to keep moving forward.

Here in this exhibition, there is a moment to pause and absorb some new insights. You can look at the designs, talk to the researchers and designers, and realize that the immense challenges are being met with a lot of hard work and surprising ingenuity. Welcome to Drivers of Change 2023.

About Eindhoven University of Technology

Eindhoven University of Technology educate students and advance knowledge in science & technology for the benefit of humanity. We integrate education and research to enable our students and scientists to become thought leaders and to design and achieve the unimaginable. In close collaboration with our public and private partners, we translate our basic research into meaningful solutions.

Eterna: The car that lasts a lifetime — © Bart van Overbeeke

Storing digital data in DNA

Human repair shop

Cura: A robot designed to help humans working — © Bart van Overbeeke