Facts and Figures Smart Mobility

Smart Mobility at TU/e focuses on technological solutions to societal problems like emissions, traffic jams and accidents by preventing unnecessary transport and making the necessary mobility more sustainable.

TU/e in numbers

Smart Mobility at TU/e focuses on technological solutions to societal problems like emissions, traffic jams and accidents by preventing unnecessary transport and making the necessary mobility more sustainable.

  • There are 5 research themes: Automotive Technology, Transport & Logistics, ICT/embedded systems, Mobility & Traffic and Intelligent Transport Systems.
  • The Dutch automotive sector is 300 companies large, employs 45,000 people and has annual revenues of € 17 billion.
  • A substantial amount of the business is concentrated in Brainport Eindhoven Region.
  • 746,000 people work in the Dutch logistics sector with annual revenues of € 40 billion.
  • 230 TU/e researchers from 6 departments are involved in Smart Mobility.
  • Automotive or logistics related topics are an integral part of the study of about 1700 TU/e students. 
  • 77  first-year students begin the TU/e Automotive Technology Bachelor track this year. At this moment there are 71 Automotive masterstudents and 19 PDEngs who started the designer program Automotive System Design.
  • Besides the Automotive BSc TU/e has 3 Masters and 2 designer programs and 1 PhD program within the automotive domain. View our Automotive educational programs.
  • TU/e is involved in the Dinalog Campus in Breda, Automotive Campus in Helmond, AutomotiveNL, Connekt-ITS Nederland, Dutch Integrated Testsite for Cooperative Mobility (DITCM), European Sypply Chain Forum and Green Car Initiative.
  • It also works closely with TomTom, NXP, DAF, VDL, Corus, NedCar, TNT,  DTI, Bosch Transmissions, TNO, Unilever and the Ministry of Infrastructure & the Environment, among others.
  • In the past 5 years TU/e has spawned some new Smart Mobility based companies like Lightyear and Amber Mobility.