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We often receive requests to share the slides of the presenters. Here, you can find the presentations of speakers. All of these have been shared with the permission of the presenters. Presentation of Roderick Trompert (Hike One) (19-07-18) Presentation of Alexey...

EIC | 29 SEPTEMBER

More than 20% of the population loses one hour of sleep because of the blue wavelength, which deregulates our biological system. The aim of Time as Light is to reconnect humans with their natural element: the sunset. And to create an empathetic relationship with our...

EIC | 22 SEPTEMBER

How can we use the dynamics created at the coating surfaces for robotic applications? Danqing Liu and her research team propose the use of liquid crystal polymer networks for soft robotics where the various molecular accessories are assembled in the two dimensions of...

EIC | 15 SEPTEMBER

The land we live on, with its specific natural resources and habitat and the connections we’ve built with it throughout generations broadly define our identity and sense of belonging. Project Home(land) uses authentic Ukrainain crafts, knowledge of our grandmother on...

EIC | 8 SEPTEMBER

How do we experience changes in the digital era and how do these changes influence our perspective and the way we experience the world culturally? In the talk, Guy Bar-Sinai will take you through his personal experience and the thought process that gave birth to his...

EIC | 1 SEPTEMBER

In order to think about what life is like at old age, What if Lab commissioned Studio Anne Ligtenberg to create a card game in collaboration with Actiz, wherein participants can put themselves in the shoes of an eldery person. The goal of the game is to start an open...

EIC | 28 JULY

Grief is universal, yet the way we process it is far from that. The well documented behavioral patterns of loss can dramatically differ between individuals. Can we extract symbolic objects and actions, from personal stories of loss, in order to support those who...

EIC | 21 JULY

Dynaxion is developing a new generation scanning system for non-invasive and fully automated substance identification for security purposes. The device accurately scans parcels and suitcases for drugs, explosives and other dangerous and illicit goods. Cor Datema is...

EIC | 14 JULY

Good Neighbours is an award-winning immersive storytelling project about neighbourhood surveillance weaving together performance, technology and placemaking. It explores how communities create spaces of belonging and alienation through mobile platforms like WhatsApp...

EIC | 7 JULY

Robots are increasingly being used to teach children to count or to learn a (second) language. However, the introduction of robots in education poses new (moral) challenges. How do we deal with privacy, children who see robots as friends and secrets they tell the...

EIC | 30 JUNE

What if the quality of life were central to designing mobility? If it were to make a positive contribution to the environment? Or if the aim was to prevent transport movements? It is time to correct the design error of the last century, in which the car was central to...

EIC | 23 JUNE

The most common renewable energy sources, solar and wind electricity, are intermittent. The storage of energy in batteries, is therefore an essential link in localizing and democratizing access to electricity. To reach the deployment level necessary for the Paris...

EIC | 16 JUNE

With a brief historical reflection, Hans Robertus will offer insight into the steps taken in the maturing process of the design field. His presentation focuses on the growth opportunities ahead of us, with an emphasis on possibilities to increase the impact of design...

EIC | 9 JUNE

Mentech uses the technology HUME to improve the quality of life of vulnerable people. The HUME is used in intramural care to provide an early warning when clients with a severe intellectual disability or late-stage dementia have a buildup of stress. The company...

EIC | 2 JUNE

Arabidopsis Symphony, a project developed by Fillip Studios, tells the story of a small plant; the Arabidopsis Thaliana. Open to new influences, it is in every life cycle being confronted with new obstructions and challenges. But still it connects to these new...

EIC | 26 MAY

To create more involvement in the making process, Eva Jagerman transformed the automatic knitting machine into a human-driven device. By enlarging the working elements, the technique that is usually hidden becomes visible. Teamwork is required to let the wooden...

EIC | 19 MAY

STRP festival 2022 edition marked the beginning of a new era for STRP, exploring the relationship between art, technology, and major societal issues with a broad programme, moving between various locations of Eindhoven. In this way, the festival invites a broader...

EIC | 12 MAY

This Thursday, the Kazerne Design Award 2022 took place. Unfortunately, this was only for a selected audience live, but the event was available via Youtube. Missed this edition? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back. Rewatch the edition here:...

EIC | 5 MAY

By empowering people who are blind or visually impaired to achieve more, Hable is working towards a world in which everybody has access to the same information. Every person that is blind should have the ability to grasp the same benefits of the smartphone as anyone...

EIC | 28 APR

Did you know pirates used to extend their ability to sail by having a parrot that could sense when a storm was coming? What if we can create modern day parrots for modern day pirates? By doing research on human augmentation, Team HART tries to improve existing senses...

EIC | 21 APR

The legal system is a human design that also designs and acts on us: the legal codes become internalised and absorbed by the collective body. With an academic background in both law and design, Viktória Kaslik explores how meaning can be made through artistic...

EIC | 14 APR

In a design landscape where we have been moving away from focus on the product toward more holistic approaches and experiences, connectedness is omnipresent. Human experiences are not stand-alone events, nor are humans stand-alone entities. If the purpose of design is...

EIC | 7 APR

How can a home contribute to the regeneration of the water system? Most homes extract high-quality drinking water for low-value applications such as flushing toilets, and discharge used water (with all kinds of important nutrients) to the sea as quickly as possible....

EIC | 31 MAR

The future of Social label lies in ‘being’, and in surrounding ourselves with design with meaning. With this positive activism, initiators Petra Janssen (Studio Boot) and Simone Kramer (C-mone) are forging a growing inclusive movement with a socially sustainable...

EIC | 24 MAR

BIOTRIP is an entrepreneurial engine working to create efficiency, rigor and scale to empower leading scientists in immunotherapy drug development. This privately held company is supported by an experienced team of industry experts and international investigators to...

EIC | 17 MAR

Lusoco is an innovative Dutch deep-tech start-up that is developing a platform technology using highly fluorescent inks, solar cells, energy management and smart electronics. This will eventually be used for a wide variety of applications, like off-grid and energy...

EIC | 10 MAR

Una Paloma Blanca teaches languages the fun, fast and efficient way with innovative and creative methods to engage and help students to improve their language skills as quickly and effectively as possible. In this workshop, we will run through the projects of Una...

EIC | 3 MAR

Dutch Design Awards looks at how design relates to Dutch society in the broadest sense of the word: economically, socially, culturally and in terms of content. Large and small issues in and outside the Netherlands call for a new, relevant design approach and give rise...

EIC | 24 FEB

Together with our guest Mary-Ann Schreurs, we will explore what Dutch Design is and the role it has in Eindhoven, as well as what Dutch Design Week and Dutch Design Foundation mean for it. The running theme for the night will be: Dutch Design. Back to the future!...

EIC | 17 FEB

The fashion industry is under scrutiny for exploiting people and resources. LABELEDBY. is convinced that technological innovation can contribute significantly to address these abuses. It can replace arrows labour with automation, reduce waste with smaller-scale,...

EIC | 11 FEB

There is no blueprint to redesign our natural cultural world in a more humane and sustainable way. And because of the entanglement of all people, animals, plants and objects, the task is extremely complex. We know we need a radical change, but how? Between No-Longer...

EIC | 3 FEB

Rob Adams, curator of the Embassy of Mobility presents the trend research commissioned by this embassy in 2020. The research tells about the global influence of Corona on mobility. Adams will also elaborate on how they translated the report to the Embassy Labs (design...

EIC | 27 Jan

Atelier Scheldeman focuses on the practice-oriented sculptural architecture where design and implementation mold together. In contrary to the conventional architectural proces, design and construction are brought together to a collaborative process on the building...

EIC | 20 JAN 2022

The Earth is facing the biggest problem in centuries: climate change. To understand it we need to obtain information in places where the consequences of global warming can be observed first-hand. These places are found in extremely cold, harsh environments like...

EIC | 13 JAN 2022

Join us for a drink to welcome the new year! Missed this edition? Don't worry, we've got your back. Rewatch the edition here: https://youtu.be/geLOJLTbj3w

EIC | 2 DEC 2021

The Embassy of Inclusive Society is primarily a plea for a more diverse and inclusive design field. A plea for a greater number of designers with diverse and inclusive backgrounds. Where the outcome is an open society that strives for the participation of all, a...

EIC | 25 NOV 2021

AI is becoming increasingly democratized. Previously inaccessible to all but large tech-oriented companies, new AI tools and frameworks enable even non-experts to build AI innovations for their company. But the variety of possibilities can be very confusing. In this...

EIC | 11 NOV 2021

In our modern society we seem to have lost the connection with our breath. The most basic human biological function is being under and mis-used. During this talk, we discussed how and why design should play a role in the re-discovery of the breath as a valuable...

EIC | 28 OCT 2021

Rens Brankaert is Assistant Professor of Active and Healthy Ageing with a specific interest in dementia in the systemic change group at Industrial Design. He set up and leads the Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) expertise center for Dementia & Technology. He...

EIC | 21 OCT 2021

Design to Market is an accelerator for graduated design talent (BA and MA), offered by the province of Noord-Brabant, six design institutions (see logos) and several companies In Brabant. With ASML as front runner, an accelerator program has been set up to generate...

EIC | 14 OCT 2021

Student team CORE focuses on researching and enabling the recycling of hard-to-process waste streams like e-waste and contaminated soil In 2016 alone, 44.7 million metric tonnes of e-waste were generated, which is the equivalent of 4500 Eifel towers. This is expected...

EIC | 7 OCT 2021

Perspectives for AI: A Biased and Incomplete View Industry and academia should work together to shape what AI will become, maximizing benefits while paying attention to privacy and fairness. Cassio de Campos gave an open view of current AI and describe some ideas on...

EIC | 30 SEPT 2021

Cooloo’s goal is to develop sustainable, aesthetic and ecological solutions. Solutions that are flexible in application, and create high-end design products suitable to last within the circular economy. Our 40+ years of experience in the furniture industry has shown...

EIC | 23 SEPT 2021

Carbon is a vital component of every life form on our planet. It is currently emitted as a “waste” product in the form of CO2 and is one of our principle climate change agents. By harvesting the free carbon reserve that is present in air, a material abundance for...

EIC | 16 SEPT 2021

This Thursday, the Kazerne Design Award 2021 took place. Unfortunately, this was only for a selected audience live, but the event was available via Youtube. Missed this event? Rewatch it here: https://youtu.be/yt0U_LorTTs...

EIC | 9 SEPT 2021

Local food production can make a city more resilient and create spaces for social interaction throughout all sorts of backgrounds and cultures resulting in a stronger sense of community. Jonas Gorgënand Bram de Vos want to showcase a variety of proposals on how...

EIC | 2 SEPT 2021

Studio Birthplace dedicates itself to tell the pressing stories of our time, to create awareness and inspire change. Animals, humans and nature are struggling to survive all over the world as we experience a critical climate emergency, massive inequity and a sixth...

EIC | 29 JULY 2021

CASA 1.0 is a comfortable, affordable and sustainable alternative for Dutch social housing. It was developed by Team CASA, a student team of the Eindhoven University of Technology, together with many partners and sponsors. The goal: integrating new and existing...

EIC | 22 JULY 2021

Meet Goldilocks®. Vertoro aims to speed up the green revolution by offering a bio-based alternative to fossil resources. Their green gold is bold and will prove invaluable to the future of the planet. Ultimately, it can replace fossil crude oil as a platform product...

EIC | 15 JULY 2021

The EAISI Mobility Lab is a joint program of NXP and TU/e and is also an ICAI Lab. ICAI is a Dutch network aimed at technology and talent development between knowledge institutes, industry, and government in the area of artificial intelligence.It aims to advance...

EIC | 8 JULY 2021

Maurangelo Petruzzella presented a fresh overview on the upcoming spectral revolution: how miniaturized spectral sensors will change the way we will ‘see’ the world around us. MantiSpectra is developing a chip-based Near-Infrared (NIR) spectral sensor. Optical...

EIC | 1 JULY 2021

Premature birth is a major problem, affecting more than 1 in 10 babies globally. Currently, infants born between 28 and 37 weeks are housed within neonatal intensive care units (NICUs), supporting their cardiorespiratory function and development to full term. This...

EIC | 24 JUNE 2021

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the intestine. About 2 million Europeans suffer from IBD with thousands of new cases every year. Diagnosis of IBD goes via different medical procedures; biochemical, radiologic, histologic and...

EIC | 17 JUNE 2021

Our world is getting more digital. And everywhere around us we can find art and technology getting closer to each other or even merging. Just like Augmented Reality options in public space as art. How can art be manifested in future public space? How will art evolve?...

EIC | 10 JUNE 2021

SOLID is a yearly changing, multidisciplinary team of students from Eindhoven University of Technology. Founded in 2016, the team has grown expeditiously into a large and ambitious organization. They aim to further develop our skills, iron fuel technology and the...

EIC | 3 JUNE 2021

Within the world of lighting, not many designers experiment in such a progressive and idiosyncratic way as VANTOT does. From LED to solar cells, Esther Jongsma and Sam van Gurp have developed into true light specialists within their studio, VANTOT. Originally creating...

EIC | 27 MAY 2021

How do we create resilient restaurants? How do we create accessible technologies and resilient value chains that support a thriving restaurant industry, especially for small business owners? Covid-19 has hit the hospitality industry hard and consumer demands have...

EIC | 20 MAY 2021

How do you become a molecular LEGO-master? Patricia Dankers discussed designing a synthetic extracellular matric with the help of molecular LEGO blocks. Countless molecular interactions in our body, our tissues, in and outside of our cells define the functions of our...

EIC | 13 MAY 2021

Simon Dogger is a designer with a whole new point of view. He graduated the Design Academy Eindhoven as a blind designer, with an ability to listen and feel, and a strong drive to regain his independence. Not seeing himself as handicapped, but as someone who takes in...

EIC | 29 APR 2021

Do you know the blind world has its way of seeing, dreaming, colouring and picturing? Do you know what beauty looks like if you can’t see? Do you know design can be more inclusive if we can see what the visually impaired feel? Our perception limits us. Designer Boey...

EIC | 22 APR 2021

In the year 2021, we can no longer afford to feign that technology is neutral. The difference between ‘real’ and ‘not real’ becomes increasingly muddled in these times of deepfake videos and post-truth politics. Algorithms facilitate a web of lies, with direct...

EIC | 15 APR 2021

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is an emerging healthcare problem that if not properly tackled will lead to 15M deaths worldwide by 2050. Creating awareness and material technology alternatives to prevent and treat infection is of key importance. Chris Arts gave an...

EIC | 8 APR 2021

Lady Justitia wears a blindfold. She does not wish to see who is in front of here. She justs wants to know what interests are at stake. Equal interests are weighed equally. Since Justitia is blindfolded, this principle should apply to all that have interests,...

EIC | 1 APR 2021

Rethinking our food systems is a challenging yet crucial task to ensure a more sustainable future for generations to come. Art + Tech Society invited enthusiasts to come and draw inspiration from Kode21's innovative work on the matter and imagine with them what a...

EIC | 25 MAR 2021

Searching, exploring, trying. The act of experiencing is elementary to achieve a lasting change in behaviour. From the belief that a new notion of a prosperous existence is essential, designer Floris Schoonderbeek feels the urgency to develop products that embody new...

EIC | 18 MAR 2021

Our social, economic and environmental systems are in crisis. We have exceeded the limits of our planet. Our continuous consumption resulted in more inequality and injustice. To avoid ending up on a Mars-like planet and in order to move forward to a more equal and...

EIC | 11 MAR 2021

Today, a designer is not the one who should say that only one solution is the right one. Today the designer is the one who can inspire us and to look at problems from all angles and offer solutions. He/She is someone who can create a concept and is the connecting...

EIC | 4 MAR 2021

The way science typically investigates reality is through breaking down complex phenomena into their component parts, to try to understand how they fit together to cause the phenomenon. This approach is known as materialist reductionism and has been wildly successful,...

EIC | 25 FEB 2021

The demand for body parts of endangered animals like rhino horn and elephant tusk keeps rising and the countries where these animals live don’t have the resources to protect them. To aid the rangers in their protective efforts we need the force-multiplying power of...

EIC | 11 FEB 2021

Together, we produce 2,1 billion tons of waste each year – that is enough to fill the Philips-stadium to the roof 7380 times! TU/ecomotive, a student team from the Eindhoven University of Technology presents a car made almost entirely out of waste to show that waste...

EIC | 4 FEB 2021

Grand societal challenges can only be solved by heterogeneous collaboration processes: collaborations between the government, knowledge institutions, industry, and citizens. To enable structural change, it is key to start changing education. Eindhoven University of...

EIC | 28 JAN 2021

Nanotechnology has enabled the rapid development of RNA therapeutics, including COVID-19 vaccines. in this presentation, Roy van der Meel discussed RNA therapeutics & vaccines: from code to cure. He obtained his PhD at Utrecht University and conducted postdoctoral...

EIC | 21 JAN 2021

InnAut is a technical social organisation that supports people that are on the autism spectrum or have autistic characteristics, have no job and are interested in technology. They offer this trajectory because InnAut believes that everyone can add value to society in...

EIC | JAN 14 2021

The sustainability challenges are getting more urgent than ever. To solve them, we need to create new paradigms where citizens take a proactive role by assuming healthier and more sustainable behaviors. Besides, we cannot do this alone, we need to collaborate with...

EIC | 17 DEC 2020

How do we design regenerative food systems -shifting beyond sustainable way of farming, regenerating the soil, reducing the distance from farm to fork, building robust food systems that are resilient to external shocks and reducing the risk of future pandemics? Ceren...

EIC | 10 DEC 2020

It's imperative that our cities become radically more sustainable and inclusive. Many entrepreneurial citizens have taken matters into their own hands and set on this path by organizing local programs, prototyped innovations in their garages, and started to create...

EIC | 3 DEC 2020

Until recently, women empowerment was seen as “women’s thing to do” or “feminism” where men were either very little involved, invisible or pushed away. However, this assumption is being ditched as more and more men are stepping in this ecosystem as proud partners,...

EIC | 19 NOV 2020

There are many many attempts out there that are aimed at combating the prevalence of overweight and obesity, either preventative or treatment. These can be apps, diets, municipality initiatives, school initiatives, and business to business services, but none of these...

EIC | 12 NOV 2020

VIRTUe is a student team from the TU Eindhoven participating in the Solar Decathlon Europe 2021. This is a competition where students from all around the world design and built innovative, energy efficient homes, representing the houses of the future. VIRTUe shows how...

EIC | 5 NOV 2020

Fairness of algorithms is a subject of great discussion, but an important perspective that's often missing is about the different types of bias within data that lead to a biased algorithm. Depending on the factors responsible for the bias, different algorithmic...

EIC | 29 OCT 2020

Emitting light from silicon has been the Holy Grail in the microelectronics industry for decades. To Solve this puzzle would revolutionize computing, as chips will become faster than ever. Researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology now succeeded: they have...

EIC | 22 OCT 2020

At IKEA, they are committed to have a positive impact on people and the planet. Moreover, they are optimistic about the future. At IKEA, they believe that over time more and more people can and will have a better, sustainable everyday life:​...

EIC | 15 OCT 2020

Foundation We Are is an Eindhoven-based design collective that works on societal topics. The field of social design is growing and developing rapidly. It has been a long time since the days when design and designers have only been associated with making products. The...

EIC | 1 OCT 2020

After reviewing the ancient and modern concepts of technologies, political implications of technologies will be highlighted. Through multiple examples the question will be investigated how reinforcing democratization, responsibility, and beneficence can play as...

EIC | 24 SEPT 2020

Disruptive innovations are the main drivers of economic prosperity and societal changes. They change the way society and enterprises do things, the way we communicate, consume, work, and spend our free time to a fundamental degree. Even new species like smartphone...

EIC | 10 SEPT 2020

A shift in societal paradigms is needed to solve the problems that society currently encounters like climate change, COVID-19 pandemic, loss of biodiversity, etc. Art + Tech Society (ATS) believes that as a society, we need to think and act differently in order to...

EIC | 27 AUGUST 2020

Key Social Skills for Innovation Crowd Sourcing: most innovators who need to recruit and engage a crowd (developers, co-suppliers, clients, investors, media and opinion leaders) usually spend 80 to 90% of effort in "telling their story", while a more effective...

EIC | 20 AUGUST 2020

Establishing whether a patient is suffering from severe lung disease, possibly COVID-19, within a few minutes: this is possible using ultrasound machines that are enhanced with artificial intelligence. A research team at Eindhoven University of Technology and the...

EIC | SUMMER BREAK

From 3 July till 19 August 2020, EHV Innovation Café holds a 6-week summer stop. There will therefore be no editions on 9, 16, 23 & 30 July, 6 & 13 August. We will be back on the 20th of August with inspiring talks in our live event with drinks and talks! It goes...

EIC | 2 JULY 2020

What does creation in confinement and isolation look like? Designers Arvid & Marie discussed creativity and creation during confinement by presenting a new digital exhibition "Confined.Work". In their born-digital gallery, they invite the visitor into their homes and...

EIC | 25 June 2020

Chronic back pain affects millions of people and treatment today is limited to pain management (mainly pain medication) or major invasive surgery (fusion). We believe that there must be a further option which is an injectable therapy that can significantly delay...

EIC | 18 JUNE 2020

Wearable Technologies and wearers’ experiences in ultra-personalization Very soon we will enjoy garments and wearables that are mass-produced but personalized based on our unique body shapes and needs. Examples from the academic world and industry confirm this trend –...

EIC | 11 JUNE 2020

Wearable Technologies from a Social Oriented Perspective The domain of Wearables challenges to design technology with a heightened sensitivity to touch, emotion, aesthetics, dignity and experience of personal identity. In this presentation by Jessica Smarsch, we...

EIC | 4 JUNE 2020

Marina Toeters operates on the cutting edge of fashion design and technology. Through her business by-wire.net, she stimulates collaboration between the fashion industry and technical innovators for relevant fashion systems and supportive garments for everyday use. In...

EIC | Goes Online

It’s been a while, and we missed you! EHV Innovation Café is picking up in June where we left off. Unfortunately, only time can tell when we will be able to return to the usual live editions, but until then, we’re going online! The coming online editions will consist...

EIC | Covid-19

Highly appreciated guests and relations, dear friends, We hope you are doing well. Like so many, Kazerne, and therefore the EHV Innovation Café, is affected by the Coronavirus. The distressing news updates, the imposed closure, the silence in the restaurants, halls,...

EIC | 5 MARCH 2020

Guntra Laivacuma discussed her project Empathy Gym. It is a game that encourages players to practice empathy by sharing stories about emotions, actions and sensations. The game helps us recognise emotions in facial expressions, become better storytellers and...

EIC | 27 FEB 2020

How to create an innovation ecosystem? How to develop a whole community for innovation in Ukraine? Meet UNIT.City, Ukraine's largest innovation park (25 hectares, 150 tech companies, coding school, 3000 residents, 1000 students, 400 events a year). Discover and...

EIC | 20 FEB 2020

Success is a construct that has been strongly shaped by our culture and society. It is often equal to money, status and performance. Whereas this is not wrong, it covers only a small part of the possibilities of our lives. Since Patrizia Fazli started working as a...

EIC | 13 FEB 2020

Co-creating to thrive together. Many companies in the Brainport region and the TUE university, have attracted a number of international workers and students, resulting in the relocation of their partners in Eindhoven. These women, along with migrants and many other...

EIC | 6 FEB 2020

We live in an era where the high-technology devices we used are black boxes with a hidden agenda. Are we aware and understand the systems behind them? And are we able to make critical questions about them? What are the limits of digital interfaces? Can we reconsider...

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