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Innovation agendas

The University of Groningen stimulates interdisciplinary research, and facilitates a unique environment for collaboration between different disciplines and innovation projects with societal partners. We intend with our innovation agendas to present our research plans in a variety of areas to be performed in cooperation with relevant stakeholders. We invite companies, non-profit organizations and governmental organizations to contact us (via industryrelations@rug.nl) to explore opportunities to connect andto find synergies.

Green Industry

The subject of Green Industry provides us with great opportunities and complex challenges at the same time. The agenda is based on key regional sustainability targets and explores the university's strong and distinct position regarding the development of green industries. The multidisciplinary research being carried out by our researchers covers a wide range of topics, and three main themes are explored in detail, namely:

  1. Green Energy Systems
  2. Biobased Chemicals & Materials
  3. Systems’ Integration & Society.

The agenda can be downloaded here .

Smart Mobility

Our innovation agenda consists of four themes to study smart mobility in sustainable open and connected mobility and logistics networks by focusing on the four key elements of smart mobility, namely smart modes of transportation, infrastructure, tools and information systems from a people, private and public perspective.

  1. Open sharing mobility and logistics networks
  2. Governance in smart mobility networks
  3. Business and organization models
  4. Smart solutions

The agenda can be downloaded here.

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