NWO provides 40,000 euros per project for sustainable phenol, an automated cooking method and the detection of rare tumour cells.

A technology to develop phenol from sustainable crude oil, a healthy cooking method that relies on Internet of Things (IoT) and an analysis system to detect rare tumour cells. These three TU/e projects can further commercialise their products and results thanks to funding from NWO, who have made 40,000 euros available per project.

NWO awards a so-called Take Off grant to researchers who can use it to further develop their results into a commercial product, conduct a feasibility study into the commercialisation of their innovation or enter the market as a start-up. In total, 43 projects in the domain of Applied and Technical Sciences received funding for a total amount of EUR 3.8 million.