2021 edition

On 9 November 2021, the TU/e Intelligent Lighting Institute organizes its annual public outreach event in Eindhoven.

About this event

On 9 November 2021, the Intelligent Lighting Institute (ILI) of Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) organizes its annual public outreach event . During this event we highlight recent developments in responsible research & innovation in science & technology in light & intelligent lighting and its applications in, for instance, health & well-being.

A number of guest speakers from industry and academia will inform the audience about relevant developments in R&D and (technological) design of light and lighting to influence the health and behavior of people, plants, and animals.

During the event the audience will also be able to get better informed about recent, current, and upcoming research & innovation projects carried out by researchers related to ILI by means of a series of poster presentations.

The event is free, but registration is required


09:30 - Opening by professor Ingrid Heynderickx, scientific director

09:45 - Overview of outcomes and impact of R&D and (technological) innovation

11:15 - Break

11:30 Effects of Light on plants

12:30 - 13:30 Lunch with poster presentations

13:30 Effects of Lights on animals

14:30 Effects of Lights on people

15:30 Break

15:45 Interactive dialogue sessions on relevance of R&D and (techn.) innovation on

  • Effects of light and lighting on people (offices, hospitals, ...)
  • Effects of light and lighting on animals (livestock)
  • Effects of light and lighting on plants (greenhouses, vertical farming)

These interactive sessions will be facilitated by dr. Elke den Ouden and Rianne Valkenburg of TU/e Lighthouse.

17:00 Reception