Below there are some impressions of the previous edition of the Industria Congres. 35th Edition: Digital Transformation The 35th edition took place on December 4th 2018 at Pullman Hotel Eindhoven. his year’s theme is “Digital Transformation: A New Way of Working”. Digital Transformation describes the way in which technologies are integrated into an organization with the aim of fundamental change… Read more »


During the network drink, Master Students will have the opportunity to speed date with some interesting companies. It should be noted that the speed dating sessions will be in Dutch. Participants Deloitte and Vion food group are participating in the speeddate sessions 2019.  


During the Industria Congress day at the 19th of November there will be two workshop rounds. The duration of the workshops will be 90 minutes. During these 90 minutes there will be an interactive session between the students and organizations. The content of the workshops depends on the organization, however they will all have to do with the theme:  Workshop… Read more »

Organizing Committee

Current executive committee: The organization of the International Research Project 2018 is in hands of the following executive committee: Thijs Canjels, Chairman Harm van Duijnhoven, Financial Manager Ward de Kleijn, Coordinator Contract Research Niek Segers, Coordinator External Relations & Program Mick Berkhout, Coordinator Culture, Accommodation & Transportation f.l.t.r.: Ward de Kleijn, Harm van Duijnhoven, Thijs Canjels, Niek Segers, Mick Berkhout…. Read more »


Digital Business Era Stretch Your Boundaries Information technology has changed the infrastructure and operation of businesses from the time the Internet became widely available to businesses and individuals. This digital transformation has profoundly changed the way businesses conduct their daily operations; accelerating business activities and processes to fully leverage opportunities in a strategic way. The result is maximized benefits of… Read more »

Research Projects

The participants of the IRP conduct research projects for firms. This research will take place in the Netherlands from December 2018 to June 2019. The IRP allows your company to benefit from the expertise of the students of Industrial Engineering. Research projects regarding the theme of this year’s IRP, the Digital Business Era, can provide the students with more insights… Read more »


The International Research Project (IRP) cannot be financially independent. For this reason, we would appeal to companies to support our project in all possible ways. Companies can support the IRP financially, or in kind. The IRP is an excellent opportunity for companies to get attention from students in the final phase of their study Industrial Engineering. In addition, the members… Read more »

Study Trip

This year the International Research Project will head to Vancouver, Seattle, Portland and San Fransisco. During the study trip, several visits to companies that have a connection to the theme Digital Business Era will take place. Also several universities will be visited, and a visit to the Dutch Embassy. The goal of the study trip is to explore and document… Read more »


For more information, please contact us: Regarding research projects, please contact Ward de Kleijn Regarding financial support, please contact Harm van Duijnhoven Regarding company visits, please contact Niek Segers Regarding other matters, please contact us at


You can register for the Industria Congress 2019 from October 10th. The target audience consists of Industrial Engineering third year bachelor students and master students from OML, BIS, IM and MSE. Student tickets will be €10.-. Click here to get your ticket