ASTRON @ Hannover Messe 2012: technology meets progress


From Monday 23 to Friday 27 April, ASTRON Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy participates in the Holland High Tech House in hall 2 at the Hannover Messe in Germany: where technology meets progress.

Visit booth number A02 and let yourself be inspired by Dutch technology!

Read more about Holland High Tech: English / Nederlands.


From astronomy to technology: connecting innovation to the market place 

The knowledge and expertise gained by research and development in radio astronomy allows ASTRON to design and build extremely sensitive antenna systems, sensor technology, embedded computing, smart software , low noise amplifiers, microelectronics and precision technology. ASTRON is part of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), the national research council in the Netherlands.

ASTRON has designed and developed LOFAR, the world largest radio telescope. Through international collaboration, we are developing new technologies for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), the next generation radio telescope. ASTRON's Technology Transfer Office is your gateway to innovative commercial applications using our know-how and advanced facilities.


Holland High Tech House

ASTRON will be part of the Holland High Tech House at the Hannover Messe 2012. Other participants are: FME-CWM (organizer), Automotive NL, Brainport Industries, Bronkhorst High Tech, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Embedded Systems Institute (ESI), Foundation for Fundamental Research on Matter (FOM), High Tech Campus Eindhoven, The High Tech Systems Platform, IOP Photonic Devices & Memphis, M2i Materials innovation institute, TNO.


Contact information

Oude Hoogeveensedijk 4
De heer R.G.B. (Ronald) Halfwerk, Technology Transfer Officer
Tel. ++31 521 595 100
Fax ++31 521 595 101
E-mail: halfwerk [at] astron [dot] nl


Hannover Messe 2012

In 2012 HANNOVER MESSE, the world's most important technology event, will showcase ground-breaking innovations in the context of 8 international flagship fairs. 2012 sees the premiere of IndustrialGreenTec, the new trade fair for environmental technology.

Focussing on trends and solutions for sustainable industrial production, "greentelligence" will be the recurrent theme throughout HANNOVER MESSE. Exhibitors from various industrial sectors will demonstrate how the smart integration of efficient processes, ecofriendly materials and sustainable products will drive future market growth. Profit from the unique pool of market intelligence, contacts and networking opportunities available at HANNOVER MESSE 2012!

To find out more about the Hannover Messe 2012, please visit the website.

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