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Digital Deep Dives No.1 - February 23 > Digital Deep Dives No.1 - February 23 16 Februari 2018 Your oldest, youngest, most loyal and newly onboarded customers all have one thing in common; they seek the shortest route to the best... Your oldest, youngest, most loyal and newly onboarded customers all have one thing in common; they seek the shortest route to the best available information. Is yours short enough?   How to digitally transform your customer service (in 100 days)? Today's guest Studio Winegum will share do's and don'ts plus some high impact client case studies. Learn from industry leaders like Oxxio (energy) and Ditzo (insurance). You'll learn which tough and complex decisions you'll have to make along the way, leading you to this one goal; highly engaged and happy customers.   Studio... Read more Design Your Business - February 23 > Design Your Business - February 23 8 Februari 2018 An event where you can get practical information about what it means to have your own creative company. During this afternoon, various... An event where you can get practical information about what it means to have your own creative company. During this afternoon, various creative entrepreneurs and organizations will share their knowledge and experience. You will have the opportunity to ask questions directly. In addition, there are guided tours through PLAN-B and drinks of course ;)   With: Joost van Bleiswijk (KIKI&JOOST) Esther Jongsma (VANTOT), Mark Bode (Creative Business Map), Zelfstandigenloket, Patentpunt, BNO, Socialfacts, AnneRegelt, Adam & Wolf Lawyers   Venue: Plan-B, Hurksestraat 19,... Read more Lecture Hazing & Humiliation - February 21 > Lecture Hazing & Humiliation - February 21 8 Februari 2018 Ridiculing new members of student associations during initiation rituals seems counterproductive. The tradition of severe hazings with too... Ridiculing new members of student associations during initiation rituals seems counterproductive. The tradition of severe hazings with too much alcohol, shouting and abuse is in need of improvement.   Student associations, fraternities and sororities cherish the deeply rooted tradition of hazing new members before they are allowed to join. For example, aspirants have to drink a lot of alcohol, are not allowed to take a shower for a week, have to act foolishly, and are being laughed at or publicly judged on their appearance. Every group has its own initiation rituals that differ from... Read more Intro to High Performance Team Development - February 9 > Intro to High Performance Team Development - February 9 3 Februari 2018 Understand what differentiates high performance culture, and how to reproduce it in your own team.   In February and March,... Understand what differentiates high performance culture, and how to reproduce it in your own team.   In February and March, HighTechXL is organising a series of previews to masterclasses regarding the three pillars of our methodology: business validation, communicating your proposition and team dynamics. We will discuss the most important lessons learned for that topic for about an hour, followed by networking drinks. These sessions are free of charge and will take place on the following dates:   09/02 - Team dynamics 23/02 - Business validation 09/03 - Communicating your... Read more Artogether | Life Time: Biological Clocks of The Universe - February 18 > Artogether | Life Time: Biological Clocks of The Universe - February 18 3 Februari 2018 Once a month MU organises Artogether. An art program for all ages: grandparents with their grandchildren, parents with children, aunts and... Once a month MU organises Artogether. An art program for all ages: grandparents with their grandchildren, parents with children, aunts and uncles with their nieces and nephews. Together you will learn to watch art in a different way.   We will explore the current exhibition to discover and discuss the artworks in detail. To do this, we use the Visual Thinking Strategies. Experience with art is not required. Artogether is suitable for age 9 to 99 (a bit younger or older is okay) and will also be in English. Internationals are welcome!   Venue: MU, Torenallee 40-06,... Read more 2nd Friday: The Future of VR - February 9 > 2nd Friday: The Future of VR - February 9 25 January 2018 VRee is the developer of the VRee-platform, which makes it possible for multiple users to have a synchronized full body experience in... VRee is the developer of the VRee-platform, which makes it possible for multiple users to have a synchronized full body experience in virtual reality without latency. The platform supports multi-play, haptic feedback and live content streaming and interaction features for the spectators.   The platform also supports playing in a joint virtual environment from different geographical locations.  It is an open platform with SDK's for both suppliers of Hardware HMDs, motion capture suits and peripherals, as well as SDKs for third party content suppliers (both for games and training &... Read more Technolympics, a new era - February 1 > Technolympics, a new era - February 1 25 January 2018 "Passion connected" - that's the slogan of the 2018 Winter Games. South Korea wants to bring the world the most connected and... "Passion connected" - that's the slogan of the 2018 Winter Games. South Korea wants to bring the world the most connected and technologically advanced Games ever. Therefore the Pyeongchang Olympics aim for high-tech gold.   It's for sure technology has made its entry in the sports and is there to stay. What can we expect for the fans all over the world? And how do the athletes/sports benefit from new technologies in February and March 2018?   "If you don't embrace technology, you loose": the question is if technology makes the difference for athletes in winning gold. And how's... Read more Lunch Lecture Chaney Ho, Co-founder Advantech Europe 23 January > Lunch Lecture Chaney Ho, Co-founder Advantech Europe 23 January 18 January 2018 Advantech, BOM Foreign Investments and High Tech Campus Eindhoven invite you to join this free Lunch Lecture from Mr Chaney Ho, Co-founder... Advantech, BOM Foreign Investments and High Tech Campus Eindhoven invite you to join this free Lunch Lecture from Mr Chaney Ho, Co-founder of Advantech Europe.   As the Co-founder & Director of BOD of Advantech, Chaney Ho is in charge of the company's global sales and marketing strategies. He is also leading the company in its new branding mission toward “Enabling an Intelligent Planet.” As a result of his leadership, Advantech has received recognition through the years from the prestigious brand-consulting firm Interbrand as one of the Top 10 Taiwan Global Brands.   Lunch... Read more Exhibition | 100 Jaar De Stijl: Echoes until 9 February > Exhibition | 100 Jaar De Stijl: Echoes until 9 February 18 January 2018 The iconography and colours of De Stijl resonate in many experiments by artists, architects and designers. Some of them build on the... The iconography and colours of De Stijl resonate in many experiments by artists, architects and designers. Some of them build on the developments of De Stijl, such as Richard Paul Lohse and Joost Baljeu. Others, such as the Thai artist Surasi Kusolwong and the Scottish artist and poet Ian Hamilton Finlay, actually create ironic caricatures of De Stijl. In this presentation humour and a serious approach alternate.   Opening hours The exhibition takes place in the library, which is opened from Tuesday until Friday from 11.00 am to 5.00 pm. Access weekends: ask at the cash register or... Read more Children's route along the river Dommel until 30 May > Children's route along the river Dommel until 30 May 4 January 2018 Experience the river Dommel by walking, looking, hearing and participating in a three kilometres' children's route. In a playful manner,... Experience the river Dommel by walking, looking, hearing and participating in a three kilometres' children's route. In a playful manner, children will learn more about the city of Eindhoven and the river Dommel. Educational, relaxed and interactive…if that doesn't get you excited?!   Venue: Tourist Information Office, Stationsplein 17, Eindhoven More information: http://www.groetjesdedommel.nl/ Read more Startup Branding Event 17 January > Startup Branding Event 17 January 4 January 2018 The days where a good product just sells itself, are behind us. All succesfull brands have a strong branding strategy. Branding gives... The days where a good product just sells itself, are behind us. All succesfull brands have a strong branding strategy. Branding gives people an emotional connection with a brand, a reason to choose you instead of the competition. It’s a way to get into the heads and hearts of your audience. StrategoBranding is an agency with an incredible team of talented creatives, marketeers and visionairs. We are done with all mediocrity in the market. Therefore, we want to help you to bring your startup to a next level. Don’t miss the opportunity to know how to create a killer-brand and... Read more The last bustour of 2017 on the 2nd of December > The last bustour of 2017 on the 2nd of December 7 December 2017 For the third time this year the Greenzone of Eindhoven organized a free bustour through the lovely green surroundings of Eindhoven... For the third time this year the Greenzone of Eindhoven organized a free bustour through the lovely green surroundings of Eindhoven. Visiting the community of Eersel, the cheesefarm 'De Ruurhoeve' as well as a tour through the leisurepark 'TerSpegelt', again it was a well appreciated and informative morning.   Newly added to the program was a presentation of a regionally active real estate agent Kees Box whom not only underlined and explained the advantages of living in the Greenzone but also pointed out that it can be very lucerative to work with a local and established agent. For... Read more Drinks, Pitches & Demos 3 January > Drinks, Pitches & Demos 3 January 28 December 2017 What better way to welcome 2018 than with pitches and drinks on 3 January? Drinks, Pitches & Demos is an informal gathering with drinks... What better way to welcome 2018 than with pitches and drinks on 3 January? Drinks, Pitches & Demos is an informal gathering with drinks and demos for start-ups, innovators and inspired professionals. It's an easy way to meet people and join our open innovation ecosystem!   Every first Wednesday of the month (from 17:00h - 19:00h) we organize an informal gathering with drinks and demos for start-ups, innovators and inspired professionals. Do you have this brilliant idea you want to share, a problem you can’t solve or just want to meet some cool people? Drinks, Pitches & Demos is the... Read more The New Horizon 2018 9 January > The New Horizon 2018 9 January 28 December 2017 We are approaching the end of the year 2017. Brainport Eindhoven's economy has got the wind in its sails, we are headed for an estimated... We are approaching the end of the year 2017. Brainport Eindhoven's economy has got the wind in its sails, we are headed for an estimated economic growth of 4.6% (Source: ING) and you can just feel the positive atmosphere.   New Year's reception Therefore, the New Year's reception of the Brainport Eindhoven region The New Horizon, that takes place on January 9th 2018 in the Evoluon in Eindhoven, is an ideal opportunity to toast on a special year and a bright future for our region. During the fifth edition of this event there, of course, will be plenty of opportunities for you to mee... Read more Sushi Festival 23 & 24 December > Sushi Festival 23 & 24 December 14 December 2017 The biggest Sushi Festival in Europe will take place on Saturday December 23th and Sunday December 24th in Eindhoven! Try sushi creations... The biggest Sushi Festival in Europe will take place on Saturday December 23th and Sunday December 24th in Eindhoven! Try sushi creations that you've never tasted before! Think of Sushi Donuts, Sushi Pizza, Sushi Taco, Sushi Burgers & Sushi Burritos.   Arts & Culture area Karaoke, Arcade, Geishas, Samurai's, Japanese Music, Dance Dance Revolution and more!   Health & Lifestyle area Japanese & Asian market, Japanese massage, beauty, hammocks, chill-zen area and more. Extra: Get your holiday shopping done at the special editon of FeelGood Market!   Venue: Klokgebouw,... Read more Mission Eureka - weekly > Mission Eureka - weekly 14 December 2017 Mission Eureka provides you with insights in Philips inventions, that remain secret for other visitors…   Mission Eureka is an... Mission Eureka provides you with insights in Philips inventions, that remain secret for other visitors…   Mission Eureka is an innovative group game for everyone aged 8 years and upwards about more than 100 years of Philips inventions. You can play Mission Eureka with your friends, parents or grandpa and grandma in a team of 2, 3 or 4 persons. You will be presented with 8 different challenges that you have to solve together. Touch a station with the iPad and your challenge starts. Together you’ll discover how LED light works or what X-ray does. Mission Eureka is an adventure that will... Read more High Tech Campus Pub Quiz Challenge December 12 > High Tech Campus Pub Quiz Challenge December 12 7 December 2017 Form a team of max 5 players and sign up for a night to remember with questions on every topic under the sun. You can expect a good dose... Form a team of max 5 players and sign up for a night to remember with questions on every topic under the sun. You can expect a good dose of Science & Tech questions, but also plenty of general knowledge. From the latest gadgets to movies, music, sports, culture and geography!   From Rome to Rio, from Sheldon Cooper to Stephen Hawking, from Alexander Graham Bell to the Iphone X and from the Acropolis right down to the Avengers; there's a question for everyone. The questions will be supported with images and videos on screens around the room. The evening will be hosted in English and... Read more Life Time | Biological Clocks of the Universe until February 18 > Life Time | Biological Clocks of the Universe until February 18 7 December 2017 This exhibition explores different dimensions and scales of time, from the universal to the personal and from the cellular to the... This exhibition explores different dimensions and scales of time, from the universal to the personal and from the cellular to the geological, even the astronomical. Time can be seen as simultaneously binding us, through heredity, and separating us, by death, across generations. And then at the smallest, quantum scale, time seems to mock us, by behaving illogically and entangling all matter over vast distances.   The arts have long embraced time through forms like video and performance or, in the case of much bio art and design, explored it through birth, growth, rot, decay, and the... Read more 2nd Friday: Chasing noise and how to reduce it December 8 > 2nd Friday: Chasing noise and how to reduce it December 8 30 November 2017 Sound plays a big role in our everyday life. Almost everyone has had the experience of beeping, humming or rattling noises coming from... Sound plays a big role in our everyday life. Almost everyone has had the experience of beeping, humming or rattling noises coming from equipment at home, at work or elsewhere. It can be very annoying and disturbing. However, what most people do not know is that noise pollution is the 2nd most harmful environmental factor for human beings after air pollution.   Rick Scholte, CEO of Sorama and KIVI Engineer of the Year 2017, has developed a camera to observe sound and make noise more insightful. During the 2nd Friday session Rick will demonstrate the sound camera. Furthermore he will... Read more Van Abbe and De Stijl until December 31 > Van Abbe and De Stijl until December 31 30 November 2017 To mark Mondrian to Dutch Design, the Van Abbemuseum is taking a retrospective view of a milestone in the art movement De Stijl (The... To mark Mondrian to Dutch Design, the Van Abbemuseum is taking a retrospective view of a milestone in the art movement De Stijl (The Style): a solo exhibition by Theo van Doesburg in the Van Abbe in 1968. Van Doesburg designed the interior of l’Aubette in Strasbourg. The exhibition ‘Van Abbe and De Stijl’ starts with this leading work from De Stijl and finishes with contemporary artworks and objects that have been influenced by this movement. But this is not the only activity that the Van Abbe is organising in this theme year…?   From Mondrian to Dutch Design The information is... Read more Data Science Summit in Eindhoven December 4 > Data Science Summit in Eindhoven December 4 23 November 2017 The Annual Data Science Summit, organized by DSC/e takes place in the Auditorium of the TU/e in Eindhoven on December 4, 2017. During the... The Annual Data Science Summit, organized by DSC/e takes place in the Auditorium of the TU/e in Eindhoven on December 4, 2017. During the day we present our main research programs in a number of inspiring talks and through posters and demos on these topics. A selected number of companies are present to show their work related to our research programs. The goal of the summit is to further increase the cooperation between TU/e researchers and external parties, both industry as well as (semi) government. For this reason, there is sufficient time for discussion and networking during and after... Read more XL-Day - HighTechXL December 6 > XL-Day - HighTechXL December 6 23 November 2017 We each have a unique role in moving innovation forward. On December 6th, HighTechXL sets the scene for startup and corporate innovators... We each have a unique role in moving innovation forward. On December 6th, HighTechXL sets the scene for startup and corporate innovators who work on technology that truly matters. We invite you to be a part of XL DAY. Journey with us to the horizon.   XL Day is an event where a new generation of emerging high-tech startups launch, and where some of HighTechXL's most successful stories return on stage to celebrate their success. It's also a podium for the entire industry - startups, scale-ups, investors, corporations, and decision-makers – to gather under one roof for a peek into the... Read more Mad Science Days 25 & 26 November > Mad Science Days 25 & 26 November 16 November 2017 The professors, discoverers and inventors from Mad Science will be taking over the Philips Museum. This promises to be an incredibly... The professors, discoverers and inventors from Mad Science will be taking over the Philips Museum. This promises to be an incredibly interesting event with spectacular experiments, terribly tense demonstrations and surprising activities.   Mad Scientists The Mad Scientists have just one mission: to get children interested in science and technology in a fun and exciting way. Children will have a chance to perform a range of experiments together with the Mad Scientists in the Philips Museum.   Venue: Philips Museum, Emmasingel 31, Eindhoven More information:... Read more EIT Digital Innovation Day November 29 > EIT Digital Innovation Day November 29 16 November 2017 What is trending in Digital Industry? Which European scaleup has the best papers to win the EIT Digital Challenge 2017? How is EIT Digital... What is trending in Digital Industry? Which European scaleup has the best papers to win the EIT Digital Challenge 2017? How is EIT Digital creating the digital transformation? These questions will be answered during the third annual Innovation Day in the Netherlands on November 29, 2017 where EIT Digital is to showcase today’s results and ideas for tomorrow.   The Innovation Day is inspiring, exciting and informing We can already reveal that Frederik de Bosschere, lead strategist at In The Pocket, will tell you in the first keynote why design thinking needs to become a part of your... Read more Free Bustour December 2 > Free Bustour December 2 9 November 2017 On the 2nd of December The Greenzone of Eindhoven offers a free bustour again.   You will be guided through the lovely communities... On the 2nd of December The Greenzone of Eindhoven offers a free bustour again.   You will be guided through the lovely communities of the Greenzone of Eindhoven. The tour will give you a good impression of the green suburbs as well as housing and leisure possibilities. Experience how close the communities are situated from your working place in Eindhoven.   Starting at 09.30h. and ending at appx. 13.30h.    Please register yourself now via the contact form (last page) of this website, Facebook or direct mail to avos@greenzoneofeindhoven.com    Read more Rietveld in Bergeijk until December 31 > Rietveld in Bergeijk until December 31 9 November 2017 Due to the one-hundred-year anniversary of the foundation of the famous art movement De Stijl (The Style), 2017 will be in the theme of... Due to the one-hundred-year anniversary of the foundation of the famous art movement De Stijl (The Style), 2017 will be in the theme of 'From Mondrian to Dutch Design'. Add to that the completion of the large-scale renovation of De Ploeg weaving mill – based on a design by one of the most important members of De Stijl: Gerrit Rietveld – and you will understand why 2017 is a festive year in Bergeijk. Bergeijk actually houses the most diverse collection of Rietveld's work. Discover how clearly present Rietveld still is in Bergeijk, for example during the Rietveld walking route, a tour that... Read more Precision Fair 15 & 16 November > Precision Fair 15 & 16 November 9 November 2017 On 15 and 16 November 2017, the 17th edition of the successful Precision Fair takes place. This event is free accessible and takes place... On 15 and 16 November 2017, the 17th edition of the successful Precision Fair takes place. This event is free accessible and takes place at NH Conference Centre Koningshof, Veldhoven. The Precision Fair has grown to become the meeting point for precision technology and has now built international reputation.   Get inspired by... • New technologies, solutions and products • An exposition of more than 300 specialized companies and knowledge institutions • Congress with more than 50 innovative and inspiring lectures in the field of measuring, among others, micro-editing, motion... Read more Successful second bustour through the Greenzone of Eindhoven on the 21th of October > Successful second bustour through the Greenzone of Eindhoven on the 21th of October 2 November 2017 This bustour of the Greenzone of Eindhoven departed from the Vestdijk in Eindhoven with a small company, including expats from India,... This bustour of the Greenzone of Eindhoven departed from the Vestdijk in Eindhoven with a small company, including expats from India, Taiwan and other countries.   After taken the highway via the HighTechCampus we arrived at our destination, the community of Eersel, after a 10-minute drive. This to underline how near this village actually is to the HTC, which is also the case for other villages in the region. If you live in the centre of Eindhoven, and would work e.g. at the HTC or ASML it often takes you longer to arrive. In Eersel the company Schipvast will start shortly with the... Read more Sport Business Day - November 9 > Sport Business Day - November 9 2 November 2017 On Thursday November 9th, the Philips Stadium is the stage for the World Cup qualification for sport startups. Eindhoven based Sport... On Thursday November 9th, the Philips Stadium is the stage for the World Cup qualification for sport startups. Eindhoven based Sport eXperience then organizes its annual Sport Business Day. On this day, the European Qualification of the Sports Tech World Cup takes place. 15 European sport startups get the opportunity to present themselves in the dressing room of PSV to jury and investors. The winner goes to Silicon Valley for the official World Cup.   World Cup qualification In addition to qualifying, 70 international sport startups present themselves to board members, distributors,... Read more Glow Eindhoven - 11 until 18 November > Glow Eindhoven - 11 until 18 November 2 November 2017 Eights days of light art. During the light festival Glow, the city centre transforms in the evenings into one enormous open-air museum... Eights days of light art. During the light festival Glow, the city centre transforms in the evenings into one enormous open-air museum. With spectacular projections and conceptual installations, artist show light in all its forms.   From 11 until 18 November 2017, Eindhoven will be all about Light Festival Glow. Around 40 light artists will create light installations, sculptures, projections and performances. Together they offer the GLOW visitor a surprisingly new perspective on the city. The light artworks are connected by a walking route.   Glow Next Glow Next, will offer... Read more Free bustour October 21 > Free bustour October 21 6 Oktober 2017 After the welcoming succes of the first bustour in June we now organize the next on Saturday the 21th of October. We will quide you... After the welcoming succes of the first bustour in June we now organize the next on Saturday the 21th of October. We will quide you through the lovely communities of the Greenzone of Eindhoven.   Please register yourself quickly now via the contactform of this website (last page) or send directly an email to: avos@greenzoneofeindhoven.com. Just mention your name, email address and number of persons.    The tour will give you a good impression of the green suburbs and we will also provide you information about the current housing market in the area. Experience yourself how... Read more Great succes of the first free bustour of the Greenzone > Great succes of the first free bustour of the Greenzone 23 June 2017 The first bustour of the Greenzone of Eindhoven on the 17th of June was a great succes. 11 different nationalities visited the... The first bustour of the Greenzone of Eindhoven on the 17th of June was a great succes. 11 different nationalities visited the Greenzone.   The local newspaper Eindhovens Dagblad published two reports (in Dutch) of the trip.   The bustour will be repeated soon and the next date will also be anounced via this website.     Expats maken kennis met de dorpen in de Kempen EERSEL - "Heb ik een auto nodig als ik in een dorp woon", vraagt Alexander 'from Russia' zich af. Een antwoord heeft de expat uit Eindhoven nog niet gekregen. Wel heeft hij samen met andere... Read more > FREE BUSTOUR JUNE 17 24 May 2017 Free bustour! Register yourself now via the contactform (last page) at this website!   The Greenzone of Eindhoven offers a free... Free bustour! Register yourself now via the contactform (last page) at this website!   The Greenzone of Eindhoven offers a free bustour on the 17th. of June.  You will be guided through the lovely communities of the Greenzone of Eindhoven. The tour will give you a good impression of the green suburbs as well as housing and leisure possibilities. Experience how close the communities are situated from your working place in Eindhoven. Starting at 09.30h. and ending at appx. 13.30h.        Read more Cooperation Greenzone of Eindhoven with Schipvast, real estate development. > Cooperation Greenzone of Eindhoven with Schipvast, real estate development. 30 March 2017 Starting February this year the Greenzone of Eindhoven started a cooperation with Schipvast. SchipVast is initiator in the Greenzone of... Starting February this year the Greenzone of Eindhoven started a cooperation with Schipvast. SchipVast is initiator in the Greenzone of Eindhoven of real estate development in the housing market.   According to their vision the demand of rental housing has strongly increased. Housing associations are in limited state to meet this demand. Banks have more strict rules on getting a mortgage, making it difficult for many people to close a mortgage for an owner-occupied house. There is an increase in demand for housing due to the inflow of foreign tenants (for example: refugees with a... Read more Natuurpoort (Nature Gate) TerSpegelt > Natuurpoort (Nature Gate) TerSpegelt 11 November 2016 Discover the Brabantse Kempen on foot or by bike. Natuurpoort TerSpegelt in Eersel is an ideal starting point for a walk or bike ride. The... Discover the Brabantse Kempen on foot or by bike. Natuurpoort TerSpegelt in Eersel is an ideal starting point for a walk or bike ride. The big key indicates the start of the routes and here you can check out the different tours that can be made and information about the area is available.   Hiking, biking and much more Follow the nodes of your route by bike or on foot, they are available from 2 kilometers to 50 kilometers long. You walk or cycle through woods and over the Cartierheide. Every season has its peculiarities in this area. Also for mountain bikers and horse riders special... Read more Expo art of integration: Nomads - Tilburg – up to November 29 > Expo art of integration: Nomads - Tilburg – up to November 29 11 November 2016 Art connects different worlds. Does this connection also contribute to the integration of refugees? To experience this, the Iranian artist... Art connects different worlds. Does this connection also contribute to the integration of refugees? To experience this, the Iranian artist Mitra Jashni and the Dutch photographer Claudette of Rakt linked together with their work.   Connection of different worlds The two female artists are linked together to get to know each other artistically and to see how they stand as an artist in the world. Separately from each other they made similar work in approximately the same period of time. Also in terms of shape and impact they discovered similarities. For the exhibition they have videos... Read more Pop up Van Gogh Experiences - Breda - until December 29 > Pop up Van Gogh Experiences - Breda - until December 29 4 November 2016 Vincent van Gogh had a special relationship with Breda. His family lived here and he came here often. The story of his family is told in... Vincent van Gogh had a special relationship with Breda. His family lived here and he came here often. The story of his family is told in the pop-up museum at the trainstation of Breda.   Explore interactive history In the museum you can rummage in the drawers of Van Gogh, you pull up a chair at the Potato Eaters to pierce a fork and get a ride on the horse tram. Interactively you can learn more about the history of the artist and his family. Many paintings and drawings by Van Gogh have not been found and probably still are somewhere in attics in Breda. Combine your train journey... Read more Health Tech Event - Eindhoven - December 8 > Health Tech Event - Eindhoven - December 8 4 November 2016 Hospital managers, innovation managers, academics, research organizations and anyone interested in the development of robotics and... Hospital managers, innovation managers, academics, research organizations and anyone interested in the development of robotics and photonics in the field of healthcare and hospitals is welcome at the Health Tech Event at the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven.   The program on December the 8th is focused on the following pillars: - How hospitals can decide which technologies they will use and invest in it: Hospital - Based Health     Technology Assessment (HTA) - The role of robots in healthcare and hospitals - The use of photonics in healthcare and hospitals   Several... Read more Arrival of Sinterklaas - Eersel - November 13 > Arrival of Sinterklaas - Eersel - November 13 28 Oktober 2016 Also in Eersel Sinterklaas is warmly welcomed. On Sunday morning, November 13th Sinterklaas and his helpers’s will arrive in the village... Also in Eersel Sinterklaas is warmly welcomed. On Sunday morning, November 13th Sinterklaas and his helpers’s will arrive in the village. With music and lots of gingerbread cookies they make a round through the village to greet all the children.   Come and shake hands with Sinterklaas After the parade Sinterklaas and his helpers go to Muzenval. All children up to 5 group are welcome to come and shake hands with Sinterklaas. During the round through the village various entry tickets are distributed. On these cards is set between which times you are welcome. In this way it is spread... Read more Glow - Eindhoven - 12  up to and including November 19 > Glow - Eindhoven - 12 up to and including November 19 28 Oktober 2016 Light and art come together in the light Glow art festival in Eindhoven. Colored projections are dancing on large buildings in the center... Light and art come together in the light Glow art festival in Eindhoven. Colored projections are dancing on large buildings in the center of Eindhoven, a bleak parking lot is transformed into a magical wonderland, the Catherine Church turns into a triptych with monsters, dragons and other pictures of Jheronimus Bosch. You walk from one light art surprise to the next.   Two routes From 12 to November 19 Glow will take over the city of Eindhoven when it is completely dark. This year, the route consists of two loops. The first is the blue route, the City route, and it passes through... Read more Visiting the mill De Deen  - Luyksgestel > Visiting the mill De Deen - Luyksgestel 21 Oktober 2016 Visit the mill De Deen in Luyksgestel and be guided by the miller himself. The mill is open to visitors every first and third Saturday of... Visit the mill De Deen in Luyksgestel and be guided by the miller himself. The mill is open to visitors every first and third Saturday of the month for free.   The history and the operation of the mill The mill has been restored twice after being severely damaged by storms (1940 and 1963). In 2008 the mill was in poor condition again. Restoration was necessary and in 2011 again it was operational. Also, in 2016, it is necessary to recover certain parts, to restore and to paint. De Deen was formerly known as the White Mill (Witte Molen} and to honor this name the mill regularly... Read more TCI Global Conference 2016 - 8 up to November 10 - Brainport Eindhoven > TCI Global Conference 2016 - 8 up to November 10 - Brainport Eindhoven 21 Oktober 2016 TCI (The Competitiveness Institute) 2016 Global Conference brings challenges and opportunities for innovation clusters in the dynamic... TCI (The Competitiveness Institute) 2016 Global Conference brings challenges and opportunities for innovation clusters in the dynamic context of growing cities, increasing globalization and growing complexity on the agenda. Economic development, corporate policies and strategies of organizations are the subjects discussed and taught. A global network of policy makers, cluster managers, entrepreneurs, opinion leaders, academics and visionaries come together to deal with this for 3 days.   The program The conference usually takes place in the Brainport Eindhoven region. The first day... Read more The path of goblins – Heeze > The path of goblins – Heeze 14 Oktober 2016 As a real goblin looking at the goblins in the forest. Where are they? In a hole in the ground, in a tree, in a shed or under a mushroom?... As a real goblin looking at the goblins in the forest. Where are they? In a hole in the ground, in a tree, in a shed or under a mushroom? Children aged 3 to 6 years looking at goblin tracks as they run the path.   An interactive tour With pointed hat, knapsack over their shoulder and rosy cheeks, the children with their parents hit the road. A wooden goblin indicates the direction you need to go. Along the way you do small missions, you listen to a story and you try hard to find the sweet goblin males and females. Have a bite of a snack from the knapsack.   The path starts at... Read more Manifestations - Will the future design us - Eindhoven - 22/30 October > Manifestations - Will the future design us - Eindhoven - 22/30 October 14 Oktober 2016 Will the future design us or do we design the future? Manifestations is part of the Dutch Design Week in which innovative developments of... Will the future design us or do we design the future? Manifestations is part of the Dutch Design Week in which innovative developments of 2016 are the centre.   Robots and more Cyperpunk, robots, privacy, innovation and other technologies for all ages, can be seen and experienced during Manifestations. There are exhibitions, lectures, brainstorm sessions, meetings and more. Immerse yourself in a virtual world, discover the latest technology developments and experience what you have never thought is possible and you will not forget.   You have to register in front for some... Read more Trail Loondermolenpad > Trail Loondermolenpad 7 Oktober 2016 The Loondermolen (Mill of Loonder) is not there anymore. The ancient water mill was mainly used as a corn mill. In World War II the mill... The Loondermolen (Mill of Loonder) is not there anymore. The ancient water mill was mainly used as a corn mill. In World War II the mill was damaged so much that it has been demolished,  the name however is honored.   Real Dutch landscape The trail is 6.2 km long and passes through the Dommeldal along the fulling mill and the Dommel.  Dommeldal is a nature area close to Eindhoven, consisting of hay walls, pastures, woods, heaths and pools, a typically Dutch landscape. The Dommel winds nice through and a lot of animals and plants are at home here. During your hike you can encounter... Read more Dutch Design Week - Eindhoven - 22/30 October > Dutch Design Week - Eindhoven - 22/30 October 7 Oktober 2016 The world of tomorrow is already in the making today. For nine days, the theme of the city of Eindhoven is the largest design event in... The world of tomorrow is already in the making today. For nine days, the theme of the city of Eindhoven is the largest design event in Northern Europe. 2500 designers show their creations of the future.   Development and innovation Design in all conceivable areas, but with emphasis on experimentation, innovation and cross-over. Our world is developing and innovating at a rapid pace. The designers of the Dutch Design Week anticipate on this. Bio design, digital, future concepts, health, living, material, social design and sustainable design are the themes that will be discussed in... Read more Smuggling Musuem in Budel > Smuggling Musuem in Budel 30 September 2016 An exciting piece of history in Brabant can be discovered in Budel. The village and surrounding area were notorious for smugglers who... An exciting piece of history in Brabant can be discovered in Budel. The village and surrounding area were notorious for smugglers who smuggled their products across the border. Both in war and in peace time there was smuggling. Sugar, butter, milk products, as well as tobacco, alcohol and livestock went from Belgium to the Netherlands and vice versa. Smuggling began out of poverty and this was done in a pungel, which is a large purse, later it was done with large American cars and finally in large trucks. Now it was not poverty driven anymore, criminals organizations made a lot of... Read more Marathon - Eindhoven - October 9 > Marathon - Eindhoven - October 9 30 September 2016 It is the largest one-day sporting event in North Brabant. The whole city of Eindhoven is in an uproar  and is dedicated to the marathon... It is the largest one-day sporting event in North Brabant. The whole city of Eindhoven is in an uproar  and is dedicated to the marathon this day. Not only the 42 km for the experienced runner is on the program, also the half marathon of 21.1 km, 10 km and 4.5 km can be run. For the smallest runners there is the Mini Marathon of 1.5 km.   A great spectacle Distances partially or completely go through the center of Eindhoven. The runners are enthusiastically encouraged by the 200,000 spectators which stand along the entire trail. Spectators are accompanied by bands, brass bands and... Read more Golfing in Wintelre > Golfing in Wintelre 23 September 2016 Hit a ball, enjoy the peace and a good walk. Wintelre, an Eersel community, locates a Golf and Recreation park Caves with a 9 hole PAR 3... Hit a ball, enjoy the peace and a good walk. Wintelre, an Eersel community, locates a Golf and Recreation park Caves with a 9 hole PAR 3 course and a 9 hole PAR 32 course. There are also practice facilities as a driving range, a putting green and a chipping green.   For beginners and professionales The golf course has a golf school. If you've never played golf before a few times per year you have the opportunity to get acquainted with the sport. There are beginner courses for those who like to get acquainted and private lessons to keep track of all what is learned and expand... Read more Kempen Tour - Bergeijk - October 2 > Kempen Tour - Bergeijk - October 2 23 September 2016 The hiking season opens with the Kempen trip in Bergeijk. NWT De Witrijt is organizing this walk for the tenth time. For every walker... The hiking season opens with the Kempen trip in Bergeijk. NWT De Witrijt is organizing this walk for the tenth time. For every walker there is a suitable route for both the ordinary hiker as well as the Nordic walker.   Walking in the autumn The mushrooms grow rapidly and the leafs are colouring the forest red, yellow and orange. Enjoy the autumn during the Kempen Tour. The routes of 8, 16, 24 and 32 km often go on unpaved trails through forests and nature reserves. The Cartierheide forests are diversivied with grasslands, marshes, fields and other sites.   The starting point... Read more Interview Bodo de Wit - BOM > Interview Bodo de Wit - BOM 5 September 2016 The full meaning of BOM is: Brabantse Ontwikkelings Maatschappij (Brabant Development Agency). Founded during the economic crisis of the... The full meaning of BOM is: Brabantse Ontwikkelings Maatschappij (Brabant Development Agency). Founded during the economic crisis of the 80's to create jobs and stimulate innovation. They still do this today in four different areas: BOM capital, BOM business locations, BOM business development and BOM foreign investments. Bodo de Wit is a senior project manager of the latter. For 10 years he and his team accompanies foreign companies to establish themselves in Brabant.   "Some steps however have to be made in advance," says Bodo de Wit. If the BOM is aware that a foreign company is... Read more Liberation Route Brabant > Liberation Route Brabant 15 September 2016 Follow the path that the Allies took during the liberation of Europe in 1944 - 1945. The route starts in Normandy, then passes through a... Follow the path that the Allies took during the liberation of Europe in 1944 - 1945. The route starts in Normandy, then passes through a large part of North Brabant, Gelderland in the Netherlands and then towards Berlin Germany.   Experience the story At 29 locations in North Brabant you experience the liberation very closely. Hear the stories of soldiers and residents as they are told at the listening spots. Turn at the wheel of the audionetic pillar and listen to the story. Using the app or website locally out there you can see animations and other images. This combination... Read more Natural Market - Kempen Museum Acht Zaligheden - September 25 > Natural Market - Kempen Museum Acht Zaligheden - September 25 15 September 2016 The live, work and life of the Kempen man in the period from 1850 to 1960 is the central topic to Kempen Museum Achtzaligheden in Eersel... The live, work and life of the Kempen man in the period from 1850 to 1960 is the central topic to Kempen Museum Achtzaligheden in Eersel. The museum consists of a farmhouse, the former barn, the old barn inside, the outside barn, the Speulhuis (playing house) and a large outdoor area. Permanent part of the museum is the living quarters of the farm which is arranged as it was in the 30s of the 20th century. Temporary exhibitions can be found in the shed.   Products from the garden On September 25th, the museum is devoted to nature. This Nature Market also takes place outside in the... Read more Fort Altena in Werkendam - Tours > Fort Altena in Werkendam - Tours 8 September 2016 War was never there. The fortress of Altena was built in 1847 as a defensive structure and was part of the New Dutch Waterline. Later it... War was never there. The fortress of Altena was built in 1847 as a defensive structure and was part of the New Dutch Waterline. Later it was used for military purposes, and what happened after 1949 is still a mystery. Now, the past comes back to life with a visit to the fort and the surrounding area. Fort Altena lies between the Biesbosch and Land van Heusden en Altena and is a recognized Brabant Nature's Gate. This is the starting point for walks or bike rides through the countryside.   Guided tours The guide shows the shelters, bunkers and fortifications seen in the area and tells... Read more Lichtjesroute (Route of lights) Eindhoven September 18th upto and including the 9th October. > Lichtjesroute (Route of lights) Eindhoven September 18th upto and including the 9th October. 8 September 2016 The days are slowly getting shorter and autumn is approaching. In Eindhoven this is precisely the time of the light. From 18 September... The days are slowly getting shorter and autumn is approaching. In Eindhoven this is precisely the time of the light. From 18 September upto and including to 9 October, the City of Light is dedicated to the Lichtjesroute. Thousands of lights form figures, animals and people. These are spread across a 22-kilometer route through the city. The route can be taken by car, by bike or on foot, and starts at  any point. There are several places where you can enjoy a snack and a drink.   The genesis of the Lichtjesroute On September the 18th, 1944 Eindhoven was liberated. This special event... Read more Pearl (Parel) Run in Eersel September 25th. > Pearl (Parel) Run in Eersel September 25th. 1 September 2016 Beginners, advanced and also the youngest are running on Sunday, September 25th, the first edition of the Pearl Run. The Market in Eersel... Beginners, advanced and also the youngest are running on Sunday, September 25th, the first edition of the Pearl Run. The Market in Eersel is entirely dedicated to this event. The adults run the 5, 10 or 15 kilometers, children can run 1 kilometer but the youngest participants from 4 to go 7 years run  the 600 meters. 15 kilometers is an official race course.   A sporting event in the pearl of the Kempen All routes start on the Market and go quickly to the beautiful nature of Eersel to finish again at the bustling market. Also the spectators enjoy the atmosphere at the Market, ... Read more > Information evening Volksuniversiteit Kempen in Eersel September 9th. 1 September 2016 Spanish classes, yoga, sculpting in soapstone or a course in astronomy. A small selection from the range of courses at the Adult Education... Spanish classes, yoga, sculpting in soapstone or a course in astronomy. A small selection from the range of courses at the Adult Education Kempen. This course focuses on adult learning and is the  center for the region of the Kempen. There is something for everyone in the categories of language, creativity, mind and body, culinary, art , culture and development. Share knowledge, gain expertise and skills and make new contacts during one of the courses.   Course Season 2016/2017 The new course season is starting soon and to show what courses are planned, the Volksuniversiteit Kempen... Read more National Monument Camp Vught > National Monument Camp Vught 26 August 2016 A stone model shows the largeness of the SS concentration Camp and the many buildings it existed of.  Approximately 32,000 people were... A stone model shows the largeness of the SS concentration Camp and the many buildings it existed of.  Approximately 32,000 people were here during World War II between January 1943 and September 1944 trapped for a shorter or longer period. More than 1000 of them found their death here.   A lasting memory Through the authentic camp canal you walk along the reconstructed watchtowers and to the reconstructed barracks were the prisoner stayed. Outside there is a children's memorial and in the forest the execution site. In the inner part of the camp there is a memorial center with... Read more Mini Maker Fair Eindhoven 10 and 11 September > Mini Maker Fair Eindhoven 10 and 11 September 26 August 2016 A robot does what you do, it builds its own vehicle on solar energy, fashion with LED lights and 3D printed items, a new world opens to... A robot does what you do, it builds its own vehicle on solar energy, fashion with LED lights and 3D printed items, a new world opens to you in virtual reality and many more gizmos, projects, workshops and talks .   Innovation and creativity During this third edition of the Mini Maker Fair in Eindhoven more than 100 makers present their ideas and designs in the fields of technology, science, design, fashion, arts and crafts show. There are also workshops that will introduce you with innovative technologies in a playful way. Also the  youngest can experience all kinds of things and... Read more Flower Parade in Zundert 4 and 5 September > Flower Parade in Zundert 4 and 5 September 17 August 2016   Millions of dahlias will color Zundert on the first Sunday of September. In a procession of enormous structures with flowers the...   Millions of dahlias will color Zundert on the first Sunday of September. In a procession of enormous structures with flowers the parade will go through the village. Twenty neighbourhoods of Zundert compete for the title of the most beautiful corsocar.   Every season of the year has a theme of the flower. The inhabitants of Zundert all life for the flower corso. Hundreds of volunteers work on the construction of their car and they grow dahlias themselves. Every season is a separate stage for the parade. In autumn dahlia tubers are extracted from the ground to overwinter. In... Read more > News August 11 11 August 2016 Hello culture! Eindhoven, September 4 Come learn about the cultural offerings of Eindhoven. On Sunday, September 4th the cultural... Hello culture! Eindhoven, September 4 Come learn about the cultural offerings of Eindhoven. On Sunday, September 4th the cultural season 2016/2017 will kick off. The art and cultural centers offer a glimpse behind the scenes and show what they have to offer this season. The city is this day full of music, film, theater, dance, exhibitions, walks and talks.   From museum to church The Van Abbe Museum is one of the museums that opens its doors to culture Hello! From 12:00 to 17:00, there are tours, including one in sign language, will open an exhibition, there are children's... Read more Nature Gate the Fire Tower in Reusel > Nature Gate the Fire Tower in Reusel 4 August 2016 The Brabant Nature Gates are a good starting point for a walking or cycling tour through the Brabant nature. They are recognizable by the... The Brabant Nature Gates are a good starting point for a walking or cycling tour through the Brabant nature. They are recognizable by the large steel key at the entrance. Every nature gate has a catering facility, a large parking area, information and route maps.   The Peelse Heath Taking a walk or bike ride starts from Reusel in Nature Gate the Fire Tower (de Vuurtoren) and goes through the Peelse Heath. This park consists of pine, ponds and meadows. In the time that the forest was designed an official has created 'the Circles'. He was so impressed by the city of Paris that he took... Read more Boulevard theater festival in Den Bosch 4 t / m August 14 > Boulevard theater festival in Den Bosch 4 t / m August 14 4 August 2016 For eleven days, the city of Den Bosch is taken over by the summer theater festival. At special locations, in and around the city,... For eleven days, the city of Den Bosch is taken over by the summer theater festival. At special locations, in and around the city, performing artists from home and abroad will provide, concerts, workshops, street theater, cabaret, art and children's activities.   No place is too crazy. The shows take place in many different locations. They will of course use all Bossche podiums such as the Verkadefabriek (former biscuit factory that has been converted into a cultural center) and the Brabanthallen (large events complex). Specific locations are the various museums, including the... Read more > Every Tuesday in August; hiking in the border villages of the Netherlands and Belgium 2 August 2016   Bladel, Eersel Bergeijk, Luyksgestel, Reusel-de-Mierden and Valkenswaard and in Belgium Mol and Lommel. Every Tuesday in July and...   Bladel, Eersel Bergeijk, Luyksgestel, Reusel-de-Mierden and Valkenswaard and in Belgium Mol and Lommel. Every Tuesday in July and August one of these villages takes its turn to walk through the Kempen. The distances vary, both experienced and non-experienced hikers can explore nature and environment around the border villages.   You can register on the day itself at the organization of the respective village. The walks that are still on the program are:   - August 2 Luyksgestel. Registration and start at Gemeenschapscentrum The Eijk Holt - August 9 Eersel. Registration... Read more Interview; Chris Tonissen, town councilor for the community of Eersel > Interview; Chris Tonissen, town councilor for the community of Eersel 28 July 2016 The community Eersel is the first community that has teamed up with the Greenzone of Eindhoven. The community consists of the villages... The community Eersel is the first community that has teamed up with the Greenzone of Eindhoven. The community consists of the villages Eersel, Duizel, Knegsel, Steensel, Vessem and Wintelre. For 2 years Chris Tonissen is responsible for the physical environment portfolio. It focuses, among other components, on spatial planning, housing and the nature surroundings.    The housing market is in full swing. The population numbers are dwindling, eventually aging occurs continually and is changing the demographics. For the future and viability of Eersel it is important to act on that... Read more Interview; Jan-Willem Neggers, representative High Tech Campus > Interview; Jan-Willem Neggers, representative High Tech Campus 20 June 2016 One can not exist without the other: the Greenzone of Eindhoven and the High Tech Campus Eindhoven. 4.5 years ago Ramphastos took over the... One can not exist without the other: the Greenzone of Eindhoven and the High Tech Campus Eindhoven. 4.5 years ago Ramphastos took over the High Tech Campus Eindhoven from Philips. At that time, about 7,800 people were working on the Campus. Ramphastos partner and representative of the High Tech Campus Eindhoven Jan-Willem Neggers, wanted to continue the growth further which was initiated by Philips.   High Tech Campus Eindhoven  "At present there are over 10,000 people of 85 different nationalities working on the smartest square kilometers of Europe, as the campus is called. They... Read more Tourism market days Eersel; July 28, August 4 and August 11 2016 > Tourism market days Eersel; July 28, August 4 and August 11 2016 19 June 2016 The large marketplace is a place where many tourists and residents of the Kempen annually find their way to this particular summer... The large marketplace is a place where many tourists and residents of the Kempen annually find their way to this particular summer market. From 11.00 to 17.00 the market stalls are open and admission is free as always!   The tourism market in Eersel these days can not be compared with a normal fair. While there are more than 120 stallholders whicj show their diverse merchandise, but it is precisely the addition of the various forms of street theatre that ensure a perfect and unique combination. Add to that the exuberant atmosphere of hospitality with their many terraces with live... Read more
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