Guest lecture by Leo Van Broeck - Vlaams Bouwmeester

Juni 03, 2019

BUas-research on Formula 1 Zandvoort 2020

Mei 22, 2019

VR bike at EU Greenweek Conference in Brussels

Mei 16, 2019

Generating ideas a team effort

Mei 16, 2019

Ruud Hornman about increase of road deaths on Radio 1

April 18, 2019

Aftermovie mini congres JLN and Justin recruitement

April 10, 2019

Cooperation between Rijkswaterstaat en Breda University confirmed

Oktober 01, 2018

Maarten van Rijn nominated as Logsitcs Guru 2018

September 27, 2018

BUas launches Cycle Highway Life Cycle video

September 05, 2018

Manual Bike Guerilla available

Juni 19, 2018

NHTV cycling signboard new national standard?

April 10, 2018

NHTV signs cooperation agreement with Vereniniging Deltametropool

Maart 15, 2018

Logistics Management in Oman

Maart 06, 2018

NHTV signs cooperation agreement with Vialis

Februari 09, 2018

15-03-2018 - Masterclass Electric Transportation

Januari 08, 2018

Summary: 2 student projects Urban Farming Lab

Last Friday, Urban Living Lab organized their latest event talking about Urban Farming. Two BUas student groups presented their ideas and got positive feedback from everybody attending.

BUas & LCB in RTL Transportwereld

The past few weeks Logistics Community Brabant got featured in RTL Transportwereld. Curious what they were talking about? Rewatch the videos below

Article: Causes and effects between attitudes

Causes and effects between attitudes, the built environment and car kilometres: A longitudinal analysis - published article by BUas lecturer Paul van de Coevering, co-written with Kees Maat and Bert van Wee.

Dutch:Zelfrijdende minibus FABULOS in Helmond

Het is zover: de voorbereidingen voor de proef met de zelfrijdende minibus van het Europese project FABULOS in Helmond starten. De komende weken worden de shuttle en de route rijklaar gemaakt en worden testritten gereden.

BUas introduces autonomous delivery robot

28 September marks the start of the practical trial of an electrical and autonomous driving delivery robot at Breda University of Applied Sciences' (BUas) new campus. The robot will distribute various, non food, goods between the three on-campus buildings.

BUas & DTV partners in knowledge development

Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUas) and DTV Consultants have entered into a partnership, which involves both organisations working together on knowledge development in the discipline of traffic and mobility. The first projects have meanwhile been initiated.

Game provides insight into energy transition

Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUas) has developed the Watts2win energy game: an online game that provides insight into the energy transition of existing neighbourhoods.

BUas is partner in DIGNITY project

"By looking at the digital transport ecosystem through the eyes of the end users, particularly those who are vulnerable to exclusion, we can better understand what works for them and what doesn’t. That kind of knowledge is invaluable to policy makers, transport operators, and providers of mobility services & products."

ABEL alumnus wins KuiperCompagnons award

ABEL alumnus Tim Bachmayer won the KuiperCompagnons Graduation Award, and carries the discipline into the next century.

ABEL students at regional finals ASCM

In Collaboration with Deloitte Consulting, the Association of Supply Chain Management is organising the 2020 ASCM Case Competition for students around the globe. In a bid to hone the logistics and supply chain management knowledge that they have gained to date from their academic programme.

Participate in the Y4PT Hackathon in January!

The Y4PT Hackathon is back in town on the 23rd, 24th and 25th of January.

Medicine worth 180 million thrown away yearly

What do you do with your unused medicine? Reusable medicine worth €180 million are thrown away on a yearly basis.

Annual parent school day

Last Fridday we had our annual school day for our first year ABEL students.

BUas and Collegium da Vinci join forces

Breda University of Applied Sciences and Collegium da Vinci (Poznan, Poland) join forces to setup an Urban Management course.

Alumni wins 'Verkeerskundeprijs' 2019

During the kick-off of the National Verkeerskundecongres, Mobility alumni Frank de Winter won the 1st prize (out of 16) for his thesis ‘the experience of a model cyclist’.

NWO-project InFuS@2.0 finished

The NWO-subsidized project InFuS@2.0 recently finished. The project was launched in 2017 with 5 consortium-partners: Fontys Venlo, Eindhoven University of Technology, NCOI, Breda University of Applied Sciences and InThere.

No expectations, a trip to Oman

Justin van de Pas and Luuk Koopman went to the Middle East College in Muscat, Oman. Read here about their experiences.

Fietsbewegwijzering voor snelfietsroutes

Breda University of Applied Sciences heeft onderzoek gedaan naar ‘wayfinding’ op snelfietsroutes. Met behulp van dit onderzoek wordt nieuwe fietsbewegwijzering voor snelfietsroutes ontwikkeld die beter aansluit op de wensen van gebruikers van deze snelfietsroutes.

Minor 'Smart City, Color your Future'

To make cities future proof, an integral approach is necessary. In the minor 'Smart City, Color your Future', 22 Logistics and Mobility students have developed an integrated vision for their liveable and future-proof city or region.

Training Business Intelligence

Breda University of Applied Sciences ontwikkelt samen met FreightPlaza een business intelligence training voor professionals in de logistiek en supply chain. In het 1e kwartaal 2019 is de pilot met 9 bedrijven uit de logistiek en supply chain en 4 studenten positief verlopen. 8 mei 2019 start de 2e reeks.

Meetweken Breda 2nd edition

The second edition of Meetweken Breda shows the potential of combining several data sources such as GPS data, count data and survey data to provide insights in the mobility patterns in urban regions.

Innovation stand

On 28 and 29 November Built Environment, Logistics and several International Spatial Development students were present at the Mobiliteit en Parkeren (Mobility and Parking) trade fair in Houten. At this well-attended conference, we were part of the Future Mobility Network innovation square.

What do you with your unused medicines?

Unused medicines cause pollution and economic damage. 4th year students of Breda University of applied sciences set up Medica-Turn to change the behavior of people and increase the amount of unused medicine via municipality Breda and pharmacists in Breda.

Increasing the outcome of graduation reports

Graduate students do research for companies but most universities of applied sciences have no idea if recommendations are implemented. So how effective are these internships? And what is the quality of the internship process?

EFLE Conference

The European Forum of Logistics Education (EFLE) is an international platform where Educators of Bachelor programs in Logistics Management and Logistics Engineering work together. It was founded in 1993 and currently 31 Universities from 13 countries are participating.

Event Logistics: analysis for festivals

Students were able to use data from the industry and reported on event layouts, crowd management and risk analysis.

BLOKKO Mania – Serious Logistics Gaming Oman

Customers, suppliers, factories… LEGO all over the place! A couple of weeks ago Maarten van Rijn and Bram Havekes supported the first round of the Serious Logistics Game ‘BLOKKO’ for Middle East College in Muscat, Oman, as part of our Partner Program.

Aurora Project at NMIT Malaysia

In May 2018, Piet Berkers has been a guest lecturer at the Netherlands Maritime Institute of Technology (NMIT), based in Johor Bahru (Malaysia). It is part of an exchange program between NHTV and NMIT to interest students, after completing their Diploma at NMIT, to spend one year in Breda to get a Bachelor Degree.

What about Control Towers?!

The Control Tower project at NHTV (Breda University of Applied Sciences) is finished. A whole new course has been designed, including the creation of a learning management system, the development and use of serious games and improved interaction via webblogs on Wordpress. Do you want to know more, read further ...

Breda Hackathon 'People & Goods on the Move'

Providing students with the opportunity to meet students from other NHTV academies and nationalities while giving them the opportunity to show themselves on an international podium. Breda Hackathon 2018 'People and Goods on the Move' is an initiative of NHTV, the city of Breda and Youth for Public Transport (Y4PT)

Knowledge Distribution Centre Logistics

Increasing the impact of recommendations in graduation reports on logistic topics from NHTV, Hogeschool Rotterdam, Hogeschool Amsterdam and Hogeschool Windesheim

Smart and Healthy Cities: Tunnel vision (VR)

Multiple studies, including a VR-study were conducted during 2017. Different objective and subjective perspectives on the experience of underpasses for cyclists within an urban context are analyzed and visualized. This resulted in the title for the whole study “tunnel vision”.

Metamorphosis: child-friendly neighbourhoods

Transformation of neighbourhoods in a child-friendly way to increase the quality of life for all citizens.

VIA NOVA: data and smart mobility

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.

21st century skills in de Logistiek

Infus@2.0 stimuleert en faciliteert de kennisuitwisseling en samenwerking tussen hoger onderwijs en de logistieke MKB- bedrijven. Zo draagt Infus@2.0 bij aan de ontwikkeling van 21st century skills en het innovatieve vermogen van logistieke professionals en logistieke bedrijven.

CHIPS: makes cycling healthy

European cross-border exploration of cycle highway innovations

Mobility Management Portal online

This portal answers today's 100 most important questions on mobility management and functions as a source of knowledge for everything you want to want to know about mobility management.


Urban Intelligence developed the first real Virtual Reality simulator for cycling to explore the interplay between the cyclist and the spatial context

eco2mobility: think green travel!

To realize and promote an innovative, recognizable, distinctive and attractive selection of recreational routes for cyclists, pedestrians, horseriders, mountain bikers and recreational boating, which enjoys national fame and increases economic benefits in the region.

NISTO: Plan and evaluate mobility projects

As part of the NISTO (New Integrated Smart Transport Options) project an online toolkit has been developed for the evaluation and planning of mobility projects.


Cycle Policy Renewal and INnovation by means of tracking Technology enables more customer friendly cycle policy


Better insight in current and future accessibility for employers and employees contributes to smart commuting.

DePICT: encouraging cycling and walking trips

DEPICT stands for ‘DEsigning and Policy Implementation for encouraging Cycling and walking Trips’. CycleSpex, a Virtual Reality simulator for cycling developed by NHTV, is tested by Utrecht University to conduct scientific research to cycling and walking in relation to the urban environment.

Livable neighbourhoods

The project "Residents make their neighbourhoods livable", will be conducted in three Dutch neighbourhoods.

Building blocks for livable districts

Key words are: Social Engineering, Urban Design, Stakeholders, Bottum up, Scenarios, Need pattern’s.

Compass sustainable transport of goods

The Programme aims to develop a tool that helps companies to further invest in sustainability. The tool must be public and is structured on the basis of a case with 8 transport companies.

Ecommerce and warehousing

Introducing online sales by an offline retailer has major implications for both the way the inventory is and the warehouse processes are managed. In two articles these implications are studied.

Investing in SCF and SCF for SME

The first part was interviewing the (big) buyers how they were paying the (small) suppliers SME. The second part is still going (end date August 2017) and is researching and helping SME’s to get their money faster by reducing the order- to- cash period.

NHTV exploring possibilities for Bike Valley Brabant

The Academy for Urban Development, Logistics and Mobility and the research theme of People and Goods on the Move are initiators in the formation of a business plan for the development of Bike Valley Brabant.

Planner 2.0

Creating a challenging environment in which planners who are working in logistics are stimulated and facilitated to develop personal skills, logistics knowledge and by carrying out a project for their company, which contributes to a more professional planning department.

Logistics / Business Sustainability

Consultancy/explanatory research for (RWS) RijksWaterStaat Development of a simulation tool for capacity management for locks. The tools shows the resulting waiting times for ships and cars on different lock systems. The second study was the application of the tool on the Houtribcentrale in Lelystad to see if waiting problems in the future could arise.

Master Class Children in the City (Kinderen in de Stad)

Providing planners with a Master Class on developing and designing child friendly neighborhoods: policy, best practices, tools, steps.

e-Commerce Warehousing and Inventory Management

Gebiedsvisie Noord Limburg

Voor het grondgebied van de gemeenten Cranendonck, Weert, Bocholt en Hamont-Achel is een intentieverklaring ondertekend om maatschappelijke meerwaarde van het gebied te creëren door programmatisch samen te werken. Vanuit de opleiding Urban Design aan de NHTV in Breda is daarvoor een visie opgesteld.

Cycle facts of the North-Brabant region

Developing a themometer to measure cycling in the progress to become cycling region of the world.

Sustainable travel behaviour

Governments around the globe promote sustainable travel behaviour. More and more is expected from the integration of land-use and transportation policy. This research adds to the current knowledge by investigating how households match travel behaviour with their built environment over time.

Warehouse game simulation K + N

Develop a serious warehouse game to upgrade productivity in warehouse processes.

Living Lab Logistics Indonesia

A consortium of Dutch universities of applied sciences (NHTV, Hogeschool Rotterdam, HAN) and the Kennisakkoord Logistiek Network (in which also Dutch branch organizations are participating) in cooperation with several Indonesian universities. Project management is provided by Dinalog.

Publication Pedestrians: ‘Lopen Loont’

How to encourage and facilitate walking in Dutch city planning, finalized in a Handbook for Dutch cities.

Business Sustainability Reporting

The research goal is to develop a system for Public Transport Companies to report on their Sustainability efforts, in relation to the Global Reporting initiative (GRI).

Optimal design of urban green

This project has the following key words: Urban green, choice-modeling, physiological reactions, environmental psychology.

Toolbox Placemaking and mobility

Toolbox, how to implement the method Placemaking in Dutch situations and extra attention to the (yet underdeveloped) mobility aspect in the method placemaking.

Cycling experience and Behaviour change Brabant

The province Noord-Brabant has the ambition to become Cycling region of the Netherlands in 2020.

Handbook on land use and transportation (in Dutch)

Over the years, much knowledge and information is gathered about the relationship between the built environment and Travel Behaviour. A new handbook on this relationship has been written containing all present day insights from science and practice.

Masterclass Public Space

Providing planners with a Handbook and Master Class on processes and tools for organizing successful public spaces.

Story of urban intelligence

Urban Intelligence is more than an ordinary professorship. For us innovation comes with a smile!

Disruption Management

Developing a disruption tool and approach connected to SCOR model and Global Supply Chain Forum.

Logistic support Alpe D’Huzes event

The famous cycling event for fundraising for cancer research in the French Alps is becoming too large for a simple logistic approach. The organization needs a professional approach to organize the goods flow to and from the Alp.

Modal shift in Total Logistics

This project is explained by: The idea behind the round table concept; Aim of the round table; Effect; Participants; Next Steps.

Supply Chain Finance

Aim was a collaboration with ControlPay and G-ray.

Compass sustainable transport of goods (Kompas duurzaam goederenvervoer)

The Programme aims to develop a tool that helps companies to further invest in sustainability. The tool must be public and is structured on the basis of a case with 8 transport companies.

Supply Chain Finance

Collaboration with ControlPay and G-ray.

Simulation of Locks RWS (Rijkswaterstaat)

Development of a simulation tool for capacity management for locks. The tools shows the resulting waiting times for ships and cars on different lock systems. The second study was the application of the tool on the Houtribcentrale in Lelystad to see if waiting problems in the future could arise.

Dinalog Lab / Innovation Lab

In the lab, knowledge is combined between education (by deploying students and lecturers) and industry. The starting-point is developing concepts that form the basis for the logistics direction center – the control tower – of the future. The control tower can direct and optimize several supply chains at the same time shortly.

Breakthrough project (Bundelen Goederenstromen)

Vertical and horizontal cooperation of shippers and transporters. A number of tools have been designed to simplify horizontal cooperation. Workshops have been organised about best practices, legal framework and operational coordination.

Process Dashboard

KPI Dashboards have been deliverd to 6 of the 9 participating companies.