Taskforce for Applied Research SIA
The mandate of the Taskforce for Applied Research SIA, or Regieorgaan SIA for short, is to improve the quality and widen the impact of the applied research done by universities of applied sciences in the Netherlands. We do this by funding research and facilitating collaboration between universities of applied sciences, industry and public bodies.
SERENE: International collaboration on energy-neutral communities
In the collective housing projects Aardehuizen and Vriendenerf in the Dutch town of Olst (Province of Overijssel), Saxion University of Applied Sciences together with various partners, including the University of Twente, conducts research into sustainable and integrated energy systems in local communities. The project is a collaboration with researchers from Denmark and Poland.
A VIP reception desk made of waste wood
With the help of industrial robots, researchers and students of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences made a luxurious hospitality desk for the Johan Cruyff ArenA out of circular wood. Learn more about this applied research project, funded by Regieorgaan SIA.