Studying at
Fontys ICT InnovationLab



Fontys School of ICT students enter the Fontys ICT InnovationLab during their third and fourth year. At the Lab they join experienced business professionals and researchers to work on applied research projects straight from the work field. As junior-researchers, students gain direct experience as ICT professionals, learn business soft skills, and experience working alongside various stakeholders. But it's not just a learning exertion; students imagine, create and design the ICT innovations of tomorrow.

Develop future ICT innovations as student at Fontys ICT InnovationLab

As a Fontys School of ICT student, your learning process is not about sitting in classrooms and following lectures. You're in charge of your own learning goals, which you pursue while working on partner projects. At the Fontys ICT InnovationLab, you become a junior ICT professional, working side-by-side with experienced work field professionals with various backgrounds in research, business and other disciplines. Your projects come directly from our Partners in Innovation, leading companies in a variety of industries. This helps you prepare for your future as an ICT professional with the ability to keep learning and imagine new possibilities. It also provides you with the skills needed to function in diverse and international organizations, where presenting, reporting and collaborating are part of your daily tasks. Studying at Fontys ICT InnovationLab prepares you for a future in ICT.



Explore student news from Fontys ICT InnovationLab.

What is needed for succesful hybrid learning?
2 December 2021 What is needed for succesful hybrid learning?

Een fysieke locatie voor samenkomen lijkt erg belangrijk te zijn voor het succes van een authentieke, hybride leeromgeving. Althans, zo blijkt uit de resultaten van het doorlopende onderzoek naar de impact en ontwikkeling van het Fontys ICT InnovationLab tijdens het voorjaarssemester 2021, waarin na corona lockdowns weer (deels) fysiek onderwijs mogelijk was.

Experience your ecological footprint during GLOW
3 November 2021 Experience your ecological footprint during GLOW

The Dutch ecological footprint is more than 3 times bigger than what our planet has to offer. On average, that is about 5 hectares for each inhabitant, while there are no more than 1.6 hectares available if we were to divide it up fairly. To turn these abstract measuring units into a real experience, Atelier Vrijdag joined forces with Fontys students to develop a light art work at Strijp-S. Here, visitors literally search for the boundaries of their footprint.

Are we ready for care robots?
18 October 2021 Are we ready for care robots?

On Wednesday 13 October, De Heer Medicom visited the Fontys ICT InnovationLab to talk about robotics in healthcare. The company has a long history in automation within healthcare institutions and has been exploring the possibilities offered by domotics robots for some time.

Students Wouter and Daan investigated robots for the Ministry of Defence
19 July 2021 Students Wouter and Daan investigated robots for the Ministry of Defence

Just imagine standing there... Presenting your project to representatives of the Ministry of Defence, the army, US Army and NATO. This is how the semester ended for Fontys students ICT & Technology Daan van Knippenberg and Wouter Pennings. With their team, they worked for the Ministry of Defence on the project 'Smart Tactical Robot', which they were allowed to present and demonstrate to the aforementioned audience.