The Industria Congress 2019 will be held at the High Tech Campus Eindhoven in the Conference Center. This location offers us the professionality to ensure the quality of the event.


November 19th, 2019 The preliminary program for the 36th Industria Congress on 19 November 2019 is shown below: 08:45 Welcome 09:15 Opening Chairman of the day 09:45 Plenary Reading 1 10:45 Workshop Round 1 12:15 Business Fair & Lunch 14:00 Workshop Round 2 15:30 Short Break 16:00 Plenary Reading 2 17:00 Interactive Closing 17:30 Network Drink & Speed Dating 18:30… Read more »


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 2020 is in hands of the following executive committee: Jasper Ebus, Chairman  chairman.irp@industria.tue.nl Steffi Neefs, Financial Manager  financial.irp@industria.tue.nl Maud Vorstenbosch, Coordinator Contract Research  contracting.irp@industria.tue.nl Minouche Deelen, Coordinator External Relations & Program external.irp@industria.tue.nl Suzanne Ostlender, Coordinator Culture, Accommodation & Transportation  c.a.t.irp@industria.tue.nl f.l.t.r.: Maud Vorstenbosch, Minouche Deelen, Steffi Neefs, Jasper Ebus, Suzanne Ostlender. Former executive committees: IRP… Read more »


Data-Driven Business Build the future Data-Driven Business Data   and   analytics   capabilities   have   gained  a  lot  of  attention  in  recent  years.  The amount of available data has grown exponentially, more advanced algorithms have been developed and computational power   and   storage   have   consistently   improved.   The   convergence   of   these   trends  has  caused  the  rapid  technology  advances  and  business  disruptions  that  are continuously taking… Read more »

Research Projects

The participants of the IRP conduct research projects for firms. This research will take place in the Netherlands from December 2019 to June 2020. 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, Data-Driven Business, can provide the students with more insights into the… 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 Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore. During the study trip, several visits to companies that have a connection to the theme Data-Driven Business 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 »