10-05-2016 - Tuber bulking is the 4th growth stage in the development of potato. Tuber cells expand with the accumulation of water, nutrients, and carbohydrates. Tubers become the dominant site for the deposition of carbohydrates and mobile inorganic nutrients. In breeding we are looking for early bulking varieties (to be able to harvest most kg in desirable
25-10-2016 - In the Netherlands, health care expenses show major differences amongst regions. For instance, citizens of Heerlen had average health care costs of 2811 euro per insured, whereas this was only 1.633 euros in Urk (published by Vektis, a collaboration of health insurance companies). A possible explanation might be that citizens of Urk have a better
17-05-2016 - For 30 years WLN safeguards the quality of drinking water in Groningen and Drenthe. By using chemical, biological and technological research protects the quality of the drinking water that water company Groningen and water transportation company Drente provide. Quality control is essential for WLN. Background Measuring the quality of drinking water is WLN’s core business.
20-12-2017 - SKF is the world-leading supplier of products and solutions in the rolling bearing business. Bearing performance is assessed via intensive life testing and physical modeling. Beyond that, customers may require specific acceptance tests in the specific operating conditions from their application. Acceptance tests are usually dealing with a limited sample size meant to survive
08-01-2020 - SWECO designs and develops societies and cities of the future. This consulting company advises in sustainable buildings, efficient infrastructure, and access to electricity and clean water. SWECO is the largest engineering and consultancy company in Europe, with over 15.000 employees. The Mobility Solutions team of SWECO actively works on optimizing traffic flows in today’s cities,
29-11-2021 - You2Yourself (Y2Y) develops methods to measure biomarker profiles in periodic body fluid samples of individuals and algorithms to enable the early detection of life-threatening diseases in these profiles, which enhances the chance of cure. Next Generation Sequencing in blood and urine samples is used to establish personal baseline profiles at health. This enables sensitive detection