News & Press

Posted on Oct 14, 2013

Industrial roll-to-roll inkjet printing of silver is feasible

Holst Centre has demonstrated the production of high-quality silver conductive structures using inkjet printing in high-speed roll-to-roll production. The team has produced 50-micron features with 5 times the resistivity of bulk silver on plastic substrates at rates up to 20 meters per minute. T...

Posted on Oct 3, 2013

Co-organizing Wireless Health 2013 conference

On November 1-3, this year's Wireless Health conference

Posted on Sep 20, 2013

INGENIOUS sensor differentiates BTX gases without pre-filtering

The joint EU-Russian Innovative nanostructured optochemical sensors (INGENIOUS) project has demonstrated a new ultrasensitive sensor that detects and differentiates benzene, toluene and xylene gases. Because the new sensor can detect the gases at low concentrations and without pre-filter...

Posted on Jun 20, 2013

Long-range RF energy harvester with record sensitivity to power small sensor systems

Holst Centre, in collaboration with imec, the Delft University of Technology and the Eindhoven University of Technology, have designed and fabricated a self-calibrating RF energy harvester. The device is capable of harvesting RF energy at lower input power levels than state-of-the-art solutions....

Posted on May 31, 2013

Ervaar het zelf: Holst Centre leest je emoties

Tijdens de maand juni zal Holst Centre tijdens verschillende publieksevenementen vrijwilligers kennis laten maken met de nieuwste technologie om hersenactiviteit te meten. Afhankelijk van het evenement, krijgen mensen daarbij inzicht in hun relaxatieniveau of zelfs hun emoties. Het begint ...

Posted on May 23, 2013

Meet Holst Centre at public events in June

In June, Holst Centre will be participating in a number of public events. It's an ideal opportunity to get more insight in how our technologies will possibly affect your life in the coming decade. June 1: High Tech Discovery Route (part of Dutch Technology Week) Togeth...

Posted on May 23, 2013

Eindhovenaar Johan van den Heuvel wint Vederprijs voor baanbrekend onderzoek in telecommunicatie

ENGLISH SUMMARY BELOW Dr.ir. J.H.C. (Johan) van den Heuvel heeft de Vederprijs ontvangen voor zijn proefschrift behaald in 2012 aan de TU Eindhoven en uitgevoerd in samenwerking met Philips. De in Oss opgegroeide Eindhovenaar, ondertussen werkzaam bij Holst Centre, kreeg ...

Posted on Apr 11, 2013

World's first single-chip indoor GPS solution

BlinkSight, a fabless semiconductor company in real-time location systems (RTLS), has released the first single-chip 'indoor GPS' solution for RTLS and wireless sensor network (WSN) applications. Based on ultra-low power impulse radio technology by Holst Centre and imec, the ne...

Posted on Apr 9, 2013

Shell Bachelor Master Prize

Eindhoven 14 March 2013 - Yesterday for the eighth time the Shell Bachelor Master Prize, an annual award for the best bachelor and master theses in the field of technology and innovation, was awarded. The prize for the best Master thesis went to Hans van Franeker from Solliance partner Eindhoven...

Posted on Mar 26, 2013

Hiflex - New Organic Photovoltaic technology promises flexible, cheaper, on-the-go charging for mobile electronics

A light-weight, flexible organic photovoltaic (OPV) module, which can be used as a standalone charger or integrated with small electronic products such as mobile phones or electronic packaging and labels to give them their own solar energy supply, has been developed by the Hiflex researc...

Posted on Mar 14, 2013

Flexible RFID-sensor tag could reduce global food waste

The pan-European CATRENE-Pasteur project has demonstrated flexible tag that could be used to track and monitor the quality of food in the supply chain. Combining radio frequency identification (RFID) with multiple sensors, the tag attaches to bulk transportation containers and gives a re...