Internship | Development of printed humidity sensor



Education type

higher professional education (hbo)


Internship and graduation project

Hours a week

Fulltime – 40


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What will you be doing?

The TNO Holst Centre has a team working on hybrid printed electronics (HPE). Printed circuit board applications are made on flexible foils, opening many new possibilities regarding form factor, lightweight and flexible products and low cost production processes.
In the HPE sensor team, we will develop a printed relative humidity sensor. Working in a small team, you will be responsible for testing different sensor materials and establishing the process method for this new class of printed sensor. This work will be done in the framework of the Interreg project Grow, where we develop new sensors for greenhouses. The sensors can be tested in a greenhouse during the internship.

Your tasks will be:
  • Literature survey
  • Performing experiments in clean rooms and labs
  • Electrical and material characterization
  • Data analysis and reporting to the team
  • Documentation of results in a technical report
  • Presentation of results
The duration of this internship is at least 5 months and it preferably starts in January.

What do we require of you?

  • Master student or bachelor graduation student from applied science, chemistry, physics or related;
  • Theoretical and experimental skills;
  • Independent, and a team player.

What can you expect of your work situation?

You will be part of the TNO team Hybrid Printed Electronics at Holst Centre. Have a look at our website for more information,

What can TNO offer you?

You want to work on the precursor of your career; a work placement gives you an opportunity to take a good look at your prospective future employer. TNO goes a step further. It’s not just looking that interests us; you and your knowledge are essential to our innovation. That’s why we attach a great deal of value to your personal and professional development. You will, of course, be properly supervised during your work placement and be given the scope for you to get the best out of yourself. Naturally, we provide suitable work placement compensation.

Has this vacancy sparked your interest?

Then please feel free to apply on this vacancy! For further questions don’t hesitate to contact us.

Contact: Mahmoud Ameen

Note that applications via email and third party applications are not taken into consideration.


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