Holst Centre

Holst Centre is an independent open-innovation R&D centre that develops generic technologies for Wireless Autonomous Sensor Technologies and Flexible Electronics. A key feature of Holst Centre is its partnership model with industry and academia based around shared roadmaps and programs. It is this kind of cross-fertilization that enables Holst Centre to tune its scientific strategy to industrial needs.

Holst Centre was set up in 2005 by imec (Flanders, Belgium) and TNO (The Netherlands) with support from the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and the Government of Flanders. It is named after Gilles Holst, a Dutch pioneer in Research and Development and first director of Philips Research. Located on High Tech Campus Eindhoven, Holst Centre benefits from the state-of-the-art on-site facilities. Holst Centre has over 160 employees from 28 nationalities and a commitment from more than 30 industrial partners.


Holst Centre: InSCOPE project boosts printed electronics past the research phase

28 August 2020
Leading research and technological development centers from across Europe came together in 2017 to develop an open-access pilot line for hybrid printed electronics. Initiated and coordinated by Holst Centre,... Read more

TNO at Holst Centre helps to take significant steps towards enabling 3D printing for electronics

09 July 2020
3D printed electronics is currently in the early stages of development and an emerging technology at the intersection of 3D printing and printed electronics. TNO at Holst Centre has created several proof-of-concept... Read more

The Province of Noord-Brabant, Economic Affairs & Climate Policy and TNO invest in Holst Centre’s new generation battery technology

29 June 2020
Holst Centre announced that the Province of Noord-Brabant, the Ministry of Economic Affairs & Climate Policy and TNO are investing in a pilot line for new 3D solid-state lithium-ion batteries. Aim... Read more
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Intelligent light Management for OLED on foil Applications. IMOLA's application demonstrators in the areas of car and wall lighting will make the public aware of and accept environmental-friendly OLED... Read more
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Platform for Large Area Conformable Electronics by Integration Read more

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