Wow Shaping Society is all about knowledge sharing. Working together with partners in the fields of built environment and logistics along 8 areas of expertise.
Innovate to keep cities and places accessible for everybody. Designing attractive, safe and liveable places. Tackling logistic challenges caused by modern trends and developments.
Together we work on the exchange of knowledge and skills between industry, government, society and education. By doing so, we aim for state of the art education in order to deliver top students to our industry.
Browse through the areas of expertise and projects or visit the NHTV or Shaping Society websites, linked below:
15-03-2018 - Masterclass Electric TransportationJanuari 08, 2018
NHTV signs cooperation agreement with RijkswaterstaatDecember 11, 2017
Community event logistic talent programmeNovember 30, 2017
Professorship Urban Intelligence finalist in World Smart City Award 2017November 17, 2017
Cycle simulator at the Day of SustainabilityOktober 10, 2017
NHTV talent development programme in mobilityOktober 03, 2017
CycleSpex at CIVITAS conference 2017Oktober 02, 2017
Cycle innovations in Noord-BrabantSeptember 22, 2017
Logistic knowledge institute connects education and businessSeptember 20, 2017
Jan Willem Proper: Logistics needs to connect West-BrabantSeptember 14, 2017
Blokko, Serious Gaming in logisticsSeptember 13, 2017
Cycle Spex and Cycle Print in Brabant MagazineSeptember 04, 2017
Samsung and NHTV start Minor Supply ChainSeptember 04, 2017
A ‘sneak preview’ on cycle projectsAugustus 24, 2017
Smart & Healthy City specialJuni 13, 2017
LeMoMA portal: gateway to mobility management! Keywords: Mobility management, knowledge, sharing, portal
How accurate, reliable and applicable are current in-car data sources for the transition to an autonomous fleet? The partners of the VIA NOVA project explore which data sources are available to be used in current user-cases and determine its quality for the use in future user-cases.
Multiple studies, including a VR-study were conducted during 2017. Different objective and subjective perspectives on the experience of underpasses by cyclists within an urban context are analyzed and visualized. This resulted in the title for the whole study, namely “tunnel vision”.
Cycle Policy Renewal and INnovation by means of tracking Technology enables more customer friendly cycle policy
The design and implementation of the course Control Towers for the fourth year logistic students. Next to this a e-learning environment is set up for students, as well as logistic professionals. Additionally, two educational games are delivered.
The project "Residents make their neighbourhoods livable", will be conducted in three Dutch neighbourhoods.
Developing a disruption tool and approach connected to SCOR model and Global Supply Chain Forum.
Transformation of neighbourhoods in a child-friendly way to increase the quality of life for all citizens.
How to inspire students for their domain of study and how to introduce them to the contemporary challenges cities face worldwide regarding Built Environment or Logistics? Togerther with our partners abroad each educational program of our academy organizes an excursion to a city in the second year. London calling for Spatial Development students!
Minor Entrepreneurship: challenging business cases & your own business In September, over 60 students have started in the Minor Resilient Entrepreneurship at the NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences. In this minor it's about real life business cases, what it means to be an entrepreneur and turning a concept into business.
How to promote a cycling culture into a starting cycling city in Germany? That was the question the German Ministry of Transport asked to NHTV's professorship Mobility Management. Fresh First Years Brains went to Germany, together with professor Ineke Spapé, to advice the German City of Kassel on how to improve their city for cyclists!
Gaining experience in a professional context is important during education as well as fun! This GIS-map provides an overview of all intern and graduation positions in the domains of Built Environment and Logistics for the last 5 years.
Our academy operates in a broad network of partners to create an inspiring learning environment for our students. Want to meet them? Head over to our "partners section"
A study on how to influence smart travel behaviour by learning from data of public transport users. (Dutch)
A research to opportunities to develop liftetime neighbourhoods in the city of Tilburg, disctrict Armhoefse Akkers. (Dutch)
The development and use of a choice model which makes structured contract management possible. (Dutch)
A research to route choices of elderly bicyclists. A study to what extent route choices of elderly cyclists differ from younger cyclists. (English)
A research to innovative concepts fitting the needs of future seniors wihtin post-war cities. Concepts of living, health-care and design public space. (Dutch)
A research on the balance between workload and the number of working nurses. (Dutch)
Urban Forest; not in my back yard! A research to resistance factors of residents against urban green in their street. (Dutch)
A study on the feasibility of bedside scanning in order to guarantee patients safety. (Dutch)
To what extent are Dutch bicycle parking facilities transferable to the Danish situation? A research to the differences between Danish and Dutch bicycle cultures. (English)
How to stimulate car users to switch mode of transportation during rush hour in Maastricht? A qualitative research to the mentality of different user groups in relation to the travel mode choice. (Dutch)
A study to sustainable energy balance in modern cities and how to integrate this in urban desgin. (Dutch)
Developing a logistic model for managing internal logistic processes. (Dutch)
Understanding the synergy between spatial factors and mobility factors. Developing decision making guidelines to achieve optimal integration between space and mobility. (Dutch)
A study on optimizing the care path for lymph node patients. (Dutch)
What to do with vacant agricultural buildings in region of Noord-Brabant? Four possible future scenarios show the opportunities for vacant agricultural buildings. (Dutch)
Development of a future-proof residential location, what role should cities play in stimulating social networks in neighbourhoods. (Dutch)
Environment Protection Bylaw, a research on chances and possibilities to draw up bylaws for the protection of living environments. (Dutch)
A research on process optimization for Siemens. (Dutch)
A study on the optimization of the planning for the NH5000 (knife machine) at Holmatro. (Dutch)
How to accomplish an excellent business park. A guide to a sustainable future for business parks Noorderveld and Molletjesveer. (Dutch)