Fontys ICT InnovationLab
for Applied Research

Introduction

Introduction

Universities of Applied Science have a central role in rendering new technologies market-ready through applied research. Applied research questions bridges the knowledge gap between academia and industry by working closely with research groups and business stakeholders. By working together with students, researchers, professors and professionals, we at Fontys ICT InnovationLab accelerate the development of ICT innovations, using the qualities each participant has to offer in creativity, expert knowledge, and business know-how.

Research groups and student projects for Applied Research

The Fontys ICT InnovationLab is where new innovations are created for ICT, which requires applied research. Partners in Innovation, united in SPARC, work closely with students and researchers, providing the questions and challenges that form research projects for our students. At the same time, applied research is done by our professorships in research groups with our research partners, focused on topics like artificial intelligence, robots, human capital, applied games, data & software services and digital communities. This includes long-term research projects funded by NWO grants and contributions from SPARC members. Working as a researcher at Fontys ICT InnovationLab means sharing knowledge, learning, innovating and creating the future with business and the next generation of ICT professionals.

News

News

Discover research developments, taking place at Fontys ICT InnovationLab.

How do you enable eye tracking in VR applications?
13 July 2022 How do you enable eye tracking in VR applications?

Our relationship with media is becoming more direct thanks to new technology. We have come a long way from the one-way route of ...

Students get kids to move with intelligent exergames
12 July 2022 Students get kids to move with intelligent exergames

Growthmoves is a consortium formed in 2020 to encourage movement in elementary school children. Simply put, they sit on their ...

Game Design students take internship at their own game studio
12 July 2022 Game Design students take internship at their own game studio

The hit of the Night of the Nerds event in the Fontys ICT InnovationLab was the first game that students could play upon entering; ...

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, ...