We thank the many institutes and companies that have helped us make our project become a reality.
Without the financial support and support in the form of for example lab equipment, our project
would not have been able to become a reality.
Next to everyone who helped financially, we also have a special page for all the people who supported our project in other ways.
TU Delft's mission is to make a significant contribution towards a sustainable society for the twenty-first century by conducting groundbreaking scientific and technological research which is acknowledged as world-class, by training scientists and engineers with a genuine commitment to society and by helping to translate knowledge into technological innovations and activity with both economic and social value.
Faculty of Applied Sciences
The Faculty of Applied Sciences’ main ambition is to contribute to resolving the major social challenges of our time through its teaching and research. These challenges include a secure, safe, clean and efficient energy supply, health (e.g. effective medicines), security of food supply, green economy/bio-economy, safety and security (also in terms of information transfer) and innovation. The faculty aims to be among the best in the world in a number of research areas.
Department of Biotechnology
The Department of Biotechnology engages in internationally-leading, ground-breaking research and education programmes in industrial and environmental biotechnology. It covers the fields of biocatalysis, bioprocess engineering, cell systems engineering, environmental biotechnology, industrial microbiology and biotechnology & society and combines fundamental research, engineering and design, all directed towards biotechnological process innovations.
Department of Bionanosciences
The Department of Bionanoscience of the TU Delft provides our team with office- and laboratory space, supplies and an experienced supervisory team. The Department of Bionanoscience focuses on the fundamental understanding of biological processes, from the level of single molecules to the full complexity of living cells. This research provides fascinating insight in the molecular mechanisms that lead to cellular function, and eventually life itself.
Department of Science Education and Communication
The Department of Science Education & Communication at the Delft University of Technology seeks to develop competencies and expertise for the 21st Century Skilled engineer by continuously linking theory and practice in both our research and education. Both our master programs provide BSc and (double degree) MSc students with deep knowledge on how people learn, collaborate and communicate. Students apply this knowledge to real-world education and communication problems in the context of real-world technological innovations. Our mission is to support and professionalize teachers, communication practitioners, engineers and scientists to reflect and anticipate on developments in which science, technology and society are more intertwined than ever before.
The StuD Fund is a separate part of StuD. The aim of the StuD Fund is to facilitate innovative, entrepreneurial projects that will benefit the students of Delft University of Technology. Do you have an innovative, entrepreneurial and societally relevant idea? Then please visit the website and read more about applying for financial support
Medical Delta is a network of life sciences, health and technology organizations. Based in the enterprising Rhine Delta region of the Netherlands, Medical Delta brings together a rich body of knowledge and experience, and act as a catalyst for health innovation and cooperation.
Delft Health Initiative
The vision of the Delft Health Initiative is the discovery of the molecular mechanisms behind diseases provides the knowledge necessary to improve prevention, early diagnosis as well as the treatment of all diseases. Engineering sciences not only play an important role in developing the instruments to enable scientific progress, but also in designing and engineering the tools that allow these insights to change the future of healthcare.
TU Delft Bioengineering Institute
The virtual TU Delft Bioengineering Institute strengthens the campus-wide collaboration of scientists with a bio profile, links them with external partners, and increases the visibility of Delft University of Technology as a major partner in the international bioengineering arena.
TU Delft Sports Engineering Institute
What do top-level sports and technology have to do with each other? Everything! Top-level sport is extremely demanding, and not just in physical terms. In order to keep on improving their performances, top-level athletes need to look beyond just their physical capacities; they need to think about clothing and equipment, materials and design. Can it be made faster, higher, with less drag? These are just the kind of questions TU Delft Sports Engineering Institute can provide answers to.
SkylinDx is an emerging commercial-stage company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative gene signature-based diagnostic tests, which assist healthcare professionals in making personalized treatment decisions for individual patients. These tests are designed to accurately determine the type or status of the disease or to predict a patient’s response to a specific treatment. Based on the test results, healthcare professionals can tailor the treatment to the individual patient.
Vironova is a Swedish biotechnology company providing comprehensive hardware, software, and services for the analysis of nanoparticles. Vironova revolutionizes access to transmission electron microscopy–based image analysis in biopharmaceutical development. Our solution enables automated analyses for faster and better informed decisions to secure robust bioprocessing and final product quality.
Modern Meadow is pioneering biologically advanced materials. The company harnesses the power of design, biology, and engineering to produce the world’s first bioleather materials, Zoa™. Modern Meadow materials enable new design and performance possibilities and by partnering with some of the world’s most cherished and innovative consumer brands aims to bring new life to the material world. Their unique and diverse team numbers over 70 people with expertise in molecular biology, material science, engineering, and design. Modern Meadow is proud to have the support of world class investors such as Horizon Ventures, Iconiq Capital, ARTIS Ventures, Temasek, Breakout Ventures, and Tony Fadell.
Arbor Biosciences is a development and manufacturing company owned by scientists founded to serve our peers in molecular biology applications. We are a passionate organization of scientists determined to deliver cost-effective, user-friendly products to researchers of genetics and synthetic biology. The team at Arbor Biosciences prides themselves on providing exceptional customer service and timely technical support to new or advanced users on our array of products. We routinely collaborate with our customers and research partners to develop innovative solutions to address their unique applications. From discussing the feasibility of a project to providing fast, reliable laboratory services, we are here to help. We welcome the opportunity to collaborate and develop a custom solution for your unique research question.
Scientific Volume Imaging
Scientific Volume Imaging (SVI) are experts in microscopic imaging. Started in 1994, SVI is the sole independent company in the world that offers high quality restoration (deconvolution) and analysis software for confocal, widefield & brightfield, Spinning disc, Multi-photon, STED and SPIM/light sheet microscopy with fully automatic depth-dependent PSF measurement as well as bead based PSF measurement.
Merck is a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials. Around 50,000 employees work to develop technologies that improve and enhance life—from biopharmaceutical therapies to treat cancer or multiple sclerosis, systems for scientific research and production, to liquid crystals for smartphones and LCD televisions. The life science business‘ purpose is to solve the toughest problems in the industry by collaborating with the global scientific community. With a broad portfolio of more than 300,000 products for protein research, cell biology and chemical-based and biopharmaceuticals, the business covers the bioprocessing value chain.
RIVM works to prevent and control outbreaks of infectious diseases. We promote public health and consumer safety, and we help to protect the quality of the environment. RIVM collects and collates knowledge and information from various sources, both national and international. We apply this knowledge ourselves, and we place it at the disposal of policy-makers, researchers, regulatory authorities and the general public. Each year, RIVM produces numerous reports on all aspects of public health, nutrition and diet, health care, disaster management, nature and the environment
Agilent is a global leader in life sciences, diagnostics, and applied chemical markets. With more than 50 years of insight and innovation, Agilent instruments, software, services, solutions, and people provide trusted answers to customers' most challenging questions.
Delft University Fund
Delft University Fund supports TU Delft by contributing to research, education and talent development. With the help of alumni, staff, individuals, foundations and companies interested in science, the fund does everything possible to help students and scientists to excel and make an impact on society.
SnapGene is the first molecular biology software that is easier to use than pen and paper. Now every DNA construct made in our lab can be documented in a rich electronic format. Thanks to the free SnapGene Viewer, the files can be shared with our colleagues around the world!
Promega is a global leader in providing innovative solutions and technical support to life scientists in academic, industrial and government settings. Their products are used by life scientists asking fundamental questions about biological processes as well as by scientists who are applying scientific knowledge to diagnose and treat diseases, discover new therapeutics, and use genetics and DNA testing for human identification.
The Eurofins sequencing services provide you with the most flexibility for your samples in tubes and plates. GATC Biotech’s Sanger sequencing products can process a variety of starting materials submitted in tubes or plates. Exceptionally high-quality sequencing results are available online within hours.
Labfolder is an electronic lab notebook that enables researchers to record findings and make new discoveries. By reinventing the traditional paper lab notebook, this productivity and collaboration platform makes it easier to create, find, share, discuss and validate research data as a team.
Jena Bioscience GmbH was founded in 1998 by a team of scientists from the Max-Planck-Institute for Molecular Physiology in Dortmund. 25+ years of academic know how were condensed into the company in order to develop innovative reagents and technologies for the life science market. Since the start up, the company has evolved into an established global reagent supplier with more than 7500 products on stock and a customer base in 50+ countries.
New England Biolabs
Established in the mid 1970's, New England Biolabs, Inc. (NEB) is the industry leader in the discovery and production of enzymes for molecular biology applications and now offers the largest selection of recombinant and native enzymes for genomic research. NEB continues to expand its product offerings into areas related to PCR, gene expression, sample preparation for next generation sequencing, synthetic biology, glycobiology, epigenetics and RNA analysis.
Eppendorf is a leading life science company that develops and sells instruments, consumables, and services for liquid-, sample-, and cell handling in laboratories worldwide. Its product range includes pipettes and automated pipetting systems, dispensers, centrifuges, mixers, spectrometers, and DNA amplification equipment as well as ultra-low temperature freezers, fermentors, bioreactors, CO2 incubators, shakers, and cell manipulation systems. Consumables such as pipette tips, test tubes, microtiter plates, and single-use bioreactor vessels complement the range of highest-quality premium products.
OGD ict-diensten is a Dutch IT service provider in the fields of infrastructure, service management and software development. OGD does this by means of outsourcing, projects and consulting. Customers praise OGD's flexibility, friendly pricing and informal organization. OGD’s company’s culture is one of knowledge-sharing and constant innovating. This ensures that OGD has been able to provide high-quality IT solutions since 1987. OGD has developed LIFT, a CRM tool, and TOPdesk, both of which have developed into their own independent companies now.