Durability

This alumnus fights food waste in the hospitality industry

Marjolein de Jong5 April 2022
Alumnus Olaf van der Veen uses a smart food waste monitor to fight against waste in the hospitality industry.

'Sustainability and commerce can reinforce each other'

Marjolein de Jong12 January 2022
With MOYU, his reusable notebook start-up, Paul Sintnicolaas (28) is contributing to creating a better world.

How this VU start-up is conquering the online fashion world

Marjolein de Jong27 September 2021
VU alumni Ugnius Rimsa and Michael Musandu offer virtual models that customers can adjust to match their own likeness.

From waste to cooking oil

Marjolein de Jong27 June 2021
VU alumnus Sander Breedveld saves avocados from rotting in the rubbish bin.

‘Super coffee’ helps you get through the day

Marjolein de Jong26 May 2021
VU alumnus Stefan Wateler aims to conquer the world with coffee capsules with added vitamins and superfoods.

Does breast milk make men more feminine?

Marjolein de Jong6 April 2021
Research indicates that breast milk contains chemical contaminants that can result in the feminization of boys’ reproductive systems.

VU alumnus Jos Brils receives special Romanian distinction

Marjolein de Jong17 January 2021
Every month we focus on an alumnus who has made an outstanding achievement. This time an interview with Jos Brils.

‘The campus needs to be a living lab’

Bart Juttmann19 October 2020
In the current anniversary year Josja van der Veer looks back on her performance in the area of sustainability, innovation and entrepreneurship.

Placenta full of plastic?

Marjolein de Jong24 March 2020
It is highly likely that our bodies contain microplastics, but are they also inside the cells of unborn children?

David van Traa is the director of the Zuidas

Marjolein de Jong5 September 2019
„People sometimes assume that you’ll only find big business at the Zuidas, but that’s a misunderstanding”, says David van Traa.