Anouk de Vlieger

Waterdreigingen en oplossingen

Als gevolg van klimaatverandering krijgen we steeds meer te maken met hevige regenval, stijging van de zeespiegel en rivieren die uit hun oevers treden. Zo richtte de extreme regenval in Houston en Berlijn deze zomer enorme schade aan. Welke veranderingen kunnen we de komende decennia in Nederland verwachten? En wat zijn mogelijke wetenschappelijke en waterbouwkundige …

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AcTI Annual Report 2015

The Netherlands Academy of Technology and Innovation AcTI published its 2015 Annual Report. The Netherlands Academy of Technology and Innovation aims to use its authoritative and widely-acknowledged position as an Academy of Engineering to contribute to vigorous social debate revolving around science, technology and innovation. Social debate that does justice to the different opinions and …

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2015 Euro-CASE Annual Conference

On November 2nd, 2015, the Netherlands Academy for Technology and Innovation (AcTI) will host the 2015 Annual Conference of Euro-CASE, the European Council of Academies of Applied Sciences, Technologies and Engineering: Engineering Smart Cities of the Future. For the program and time table of the conference, see the 2015 Euro-CASE Annual conference website. The Conference addresses the question …

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2015 Euro-CASE Annual Conference

On November 2nd, 2015, the Netherlands Academy for Technology and Innovation (AcTI) will host the 2015 Annual Conference of Euro-CASE, the European Council of Academies of Applied Sciences, Technologies and Engineering: Engineering Smart Cities of the Future. For the program and time table of the conference, see the 2015 Euro-CASE Annual conference website. The Conference addresses the question …

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KIVI Jaarcongres: Valleys of the Future

Bij veel innovaties is technologie een belangrijk onderdeel en mede daarom komen rond een bepaalde technologische of maatschappelijke uitdaging kennis en bedrijvigheid bij elkaar in innovatiecampussen, speciale bedrijventerreinen of valleys. Deze campussen en valleys verschillen zowel geografisch, organisatorisch als in omvang (in nationaal en internationaal perspectief) van elkaar. Maar hoe zit het met de technologische …

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Innovation Conference 2014

On the AcTI Innovation Conferences, decision makers from industry, universities, other knowledge organizations and the government present, agreements aiming at promoting innovation and innovative entrepreneurship. In 2014, the eleventh in a series of such conferences was organized by the AcTI together with the Ministery of Economic Affairs on Thursday 6 November, titled: Building Cities of the …

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Innovation Conference 2014

On the AcTI Innovation Conferences, decision makers from industry, universities, other knowledge organizations and the government present, agreements aiming at promoting innovation and innovative entrepreneurship. In 2014, the eleventh in a series of such conferences was organized by the AcTI together with the Ministery of Economic Affairs on Thursday 6 November, titled: Building Cities of the …

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European Academy organisations sign Memorandum of Understanding

On 26 March 2015, the Presidents of five European academy organisations met in Berlin to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen inter-academy cooperation in Europe. The Director-General of DG Research and Innovation, Robert-Jan Smits, who attended the meeting, said: “The Commission welcomes that the European academies are joining forces to provide independent scientific …

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