New Energy Outlook for the Netherlands

Project: Onderzoek direct



NEON is a multidisciplinary research program addressing three interrelated societal challenges: climate action, renewable energy, and smart & sustainable transport. We believe integral research combining societal, economic and technological expertise is the key to understanding and solving todays big challenges. Our research focuses on making impact. Therefore we closely collaborate with over twenty industry partners, multiple governmental institutions and other societal partners. Next to that we are connected to some of the biggest experts in the international research community.

The 33 PhD positions combined in the NEON program are subdivided in the domains: Sustainable energy, Smart & safe mobility, Societal integration and Integral models. Covering everything from chemistry and electrical engineering to law and psychology. All working together with the same drive towards our mutual goal ofaccelerating the energy and mobility transition through integral, multidisciplinary research.

The NEON methodology is innovative in that it focuses on difficult technological problems while simultaneously evaluating and testing all technological and social options in a system setting through social research, living labs and an integral computer model. This requires integrating and interfacing technological knowledge with knowledge from the social sciences and humanities. Are you interested? See the NEON research project website.

Budget: 10M
Betrokken TU/e wetenschappers: o.a. Rudi Bekkers, Floor Alkemade, Tom van Woensel
Wie is project coordinator? PI is Maarten Steinbuch – project coordinator is Auke Hoekstra

Project partners:
ο Aliander
ο Ampyx
ο Power
ο Brainport Eindhoven
ο City of Rotterdam
ο Damen Shipyards Group
ο De Verkeersonderneming
ο Dialogic
ο ElaadNL
ο Elestor
ο European Suply Chain Forum
ο Heliox
ο Kitepower
ο Liander
ο Lightyear
ο Metalot
ο Nationaal Kennisplatform Laadinfrastructuur 
ο Planbureau voor de Leefomgeving
ο Prodrive Technologies
ο Province of Noord-Brabant
ο RAI Automotive Industry NL
ο Royal IHC
ο Solarge B.V.
ο Soliance
ο ZEnMo solutions
ο Eindhoven University of Technology
ο Delft University of Technology
ο University of Twente
ο Erasmus University Rotterdam
ο Tilburg University
ο Amsterdam University of Applied Science
ο Breda University of Applied Science

Omschrijving in begrijpelijke taal

Lighting the way to zero emission energy and mobility
Effectieve start/einddatum1/11/2031/10/24