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Research initiatives

LT.20.002 – Accelerating emission-free, long-distance transport: advancing technology and societal value creation of Hyperloop

Route: Logistics and transport in an energetic, innovative, and sustainable society

cluster question: 28 How can more fuel-efficient ships, aeroplanes, cars, lorries, trains and other means of transport contribute to the energy efficiency and environmental-friendliness of the overall transport system?

Hyperloop can create a huge step forward in developing CO2-free transport. Operating at speeds of 700 – 1000 km/h, it […]

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TRS.20.045 – Borders in times of crisis

Route: Towards resilient societies

cluster question: 034 Given the changing composition of the Dutch population (ageing, contracting in some places, and influenced by migration), how robust is the welfare state?

Dutch border regions and their citizens are faced with a declining population and receding economies, causing structural problems regarding the […]

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QLE.20.025 – NanoReCircle – Framework for assessing the environmental and food safety risks of nanoplastics – from wastewater to our food and living environment

Route: Quality of the living environment

cluster question: 006 How can we protect and preserve the quality of the substrate for humans and the environment while leaving room for social and economic development?

Currently, substantial gaps remain in the risk assessment of submicrometric plastic particles and it is not yet possible to quantify […]

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CE.20.007 – Closing the Loops: Circular Plastics

Route: Circular economy

cluster question: 052 How can we create a truly circular economy so that industrial goods manufacturing depends less on primary raw materials?

In the past fifty years, the use of plastics has grown exponentially. Due to their versatile properties, the worldwide application […]

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