Strengthening the “optical network” with DOC Hub Delft

DOC is now one of the South Holland Field Labs, which function as regional innovation clusters. Typical concrete results of DOC are projects, research and education programs and network events: activities with different faculties of TU Delft, and other universities.

Contacts with DOC partner organizations have shown that the optical “platform technologies” spectroscopy and imaging are very widely applicable: in the application areas Health, (Manufacturing) Industry, Energy / Environment / Climate, and Agriculture; work is done on these areas at various locations within the TU Delft campus. Both research and application activities in innovative products can grow further if cooperation is intensified and stimulated. Therefore, we started a project to setup the DOC Hub Delft, aimed to be a European-level hotspot with a focus on the TU Delft campus, with a network that is expanding globally.

Within this project we aim to:

  • Strengthen innovation in the Netherlands in this area by intensifying cooperation with Dutch companies and by impro-ving access to funding.
  • Attract more and more technological companies that enter into a partnership with TU Delft and the other companies on campus.
  • Provide growth as mainstay of the new Photonics Innovation Hub.
Interested? Have a look at the draft DOC Hub Delft booklet, and send us your information to be added to it.

The DOC Hub Delft team:

Carlas Smith, Anke Peters (contact person), Man Xu, Bart Snijders

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