Fontys ICT InnovationLab:
Knowledge hub in the
Brainport region

Latest news

AI Garage #5: Can AI help journalism move forward?
30 May 2022 AI Garage #5: Can AI help journalism move forward?
Insights on the spatial context for the Fontys ICT InnovationLab
9 May 2022 Insights on the spatial context for the Fontys ICT InnovationLab
The Fontys ICT InnovationLab and its ecosystem
9 May 2022 The Fontys ICT InnovationLab and its ecosystem

Overview

Overview

The field of ICT is developing at an accelerating pace and the demand for innovation is growing. In the Fontys ICT InnovationLab, students, lecturers, researchers and business professionals work together on applied research and the development of tomorrow’s ICT solutions. Located in Eindhoven on Strijp-T, in the heart of the Brainport region, the InnovationLab is growing into a regional knowledge hub where education, research and business amplify and accelerate each other.

News

News

Discover the latest Fontys ICT InnovationLab developments.

AI Garage #5: Can AI help journalism move forward?
30 May 2022 AI Garage #5: Can AI help journalism move forward?

Journalism is under a magnifying lens in a digitalizing world. How does the discipline maintain itself in a world of algorithms, clickbait, fake news, deep fakes and online revenue models? And could AI help? That is the question Danielle Arets, lecturer in Journalism and Innovation, is concerned with. During the 6th episode of AI Garage she talks about it with host Erdinç Saçan.

Insights on the spatial context for the Fontys ICT InnovationLab
9 May 2022 Insights on the spatial context for the Fontys ICT InnovationLab

It is not without reason that the Fontys ICT InnovationLab is located at Strijp T, in the middle of Eindhoven and the beating heart of the Brainport region. The choice for such a location has everything to do with the changing role of education, in connection with the professional field and society. In order to map the effects and development of this, ongoing research is being done into the spatial impact of this unique hybrid learning environment on the users, but also on the neighbours. This is showing many positive signs, and there are also opportunities here.

The Fontys ICT InnovationLab and its ecosystem
9 May 2022 The Fontys ICT InnovationLab and its ecosystem

What happens when you place a knowledge and innovation hub in the middle of a business location? After all, the potential seen in an integration of education, research and business is exactly why the Fontys ICT InnovationLab settled at Strijp T in 2019, in the middle of an ecosystem of innovative companies. That relationship, connection and impact is one of the topics that the ongoing research into the Lab's impact focuses on. Simply put: what do the neighbours actually think? In the summer of 2021, they were questioned about this. The findings are positive and there are also many opportunities.

How do you create a Smart Industry Twin?
31 March 2022 How do you create a Smart Industry Twin?

What can a digital twin mean for an industrial process? The Smart Industry Twin project makes this clear for SMEs. Students built a digital representation of an automated production process in the Smart Industry Twin case study of the project. Teade Punter, work package leader and High Tech Embedded Systems (HTES) lecturer, and Mark Stappers of the Mechatronics & Robotics share insights.