Livinglabs ArchiveDelft

The City of Delft, a knowledge economy, offers the physical space and organisational support for innovations to be tested under realistic conditions: they provide the opportunity for Living Labs to take place.

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  • A black box: for the operating room

    Dora is the digital surgery (operations) assistant at the Reinier de Graaf Hospital. TU Delft has developed the system together with other hospitals and business in the South Holland region.

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    people

  • Delft students deliver packages in Delft

    Pakketpost per Fiets is a pilot project in search of the right kind of bike as an alternative to the conventional form of parcel post delivery, the diesel run van.

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    mobility

  • Hippos dredging in Delft!

    Two hippos dredge in a Delft ditch. Once they have had their fill, they are emptied. An innovative cost saving piece of engineering for sustainable water (soil) management.

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    economy

  • Delft Experience Tomorrow.

    D-Exto is the self-sustaining pavilion.

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    environment, living, people

  • Continuous and automatic traffic counting

    Since 2000 the City of Delft has been continuously, and automatically, counting traffic in the city. There are already more than 120 counting points spread over 40 controlled intersections. Delft has for some time been a leader in this field and is using the figures to monitor traffic flows and calibrate transportation models. But, Delft is going further in developing this field of expertise.

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    mobility

  • Bicycle traffic

    Netherlands is a cycling country. Every morning rush-hour sees more than 1.75 million Dutch on their bikes. Of all commuters, 25% are cyclists and 40% of train travellers make their way to a train station by bike. In order to ensure all this movement takes place safely and comfortably there is a nationwide network of 35,000 kilometres of cycle paths.

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    mobility