About Innovation Lab

TU/e focuses on research, education and innovation. We want to contribute to society by translating the scientific and technological findings into products and services that help solve important societal issues.
Successful knowledge valorization places TU/e in the heart of the Dutch knowledge economy. But how do you bridge the gap between knowledge and the market?

Business expertise center

TU/e Innovation Lab is the expert center that helps translating knowledge into business. An enthusiastic and experienced team of advisors and coaches are teamed up to help our scientific staff, students and external parties that want to turn knowledge into products and/or services. Together we explore the possibilities; help with writing the business case; find financial support, suitable business models and partnerships. We want to have IMPACT by realizing solutions for global issues in the field of Health, Energy and Smart Mobility.

Proven track record

TU/e Innovation Lab has a proven track record when it comes to knowledge valorization. In the past years the team realized:

• 120 spin-off companies

• 40 start-ups

• 60 TU/e patents

• 60 licenses

• 500 patents with third parties

And what else?

The TU/e campus is being transformed into a meeting place of national importance and international allure. With lots of space for high-tech (starting) companies. An open innovation campus where multidisciplinary innovation processes take place. And we help with that!


Do you have a good idea? Or found disruptive technology?  Would you like to know how you can bring your knowledge to the market. Would you like to work together with TU/e? Then please contact TU/e Innovation Lab.