Industry Partners


As modern networks are deeply influencing our social world, our research programme is not only scientifically but also highly societally relevant. Relevant external stakeholders for the Network Institute include enterprises in the converging sectors of ICT, media and the creative industries, as well as organizations in healthcare and education, including the relevant agencies of local, regional and national governmen.

2 Cool Monkeys

2CoolMonkeys, bestaande uit creatieve geesten en technisch specialisten, richt zich sinds 2008 op de wereld van de app. We inspireren, creëren en vertalen uw behoeften en ideeën in apps voor smartphones en tablets.
In collaboration with Chris van Aart.


Study green ICT practices.
In collaboration with Qing Gu.


A report on the dynamics that foster or hinder knowledge collaboration in an online network.
In collaboration with Marlous Agterberg.

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How can a party reuse the data of another party when there are differences in interpretation? In collaboration with Rinke Hoekstra.


Making robots communicate in healthcare situations. Developing new and  inexpensive virtual reality hardware.
In collaboration with Johan Hoorn.


A benchmarking research project on Facebook interactions between companies and customers. What kinds of language usage produces the highest degree of interaction?
In collaboration with Tessa van Charldorp


Build software to help the user find cultural heritage objects based on cultural heritage data attributes (e.g. style, material, chronology dating).
In collaboration with Piek Vossen


A literature study investigating how to attract and maintain a durable, online knowledge sharing community. In collaboration with Irma Borst.


Develop new pricing models for cloud platforms that will enable better use and sharing of available resources between datacenters, in order to obtain more energy efficiency and IT utilization.
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