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Participating Companies Create Tomorrow 2017


Case – Thales Nederland is the Dutch branch of the international Thales Group. The company has about 2,000 employees working at branches in Hengelo (HQ), Huizen, Delft, Enschede and Eindhoven. Thales Nederland specializes in designing and producing professional electronics for defence and security applications, such as radar and communication systems. Moreover, Thales Nederland acts a local point of contact for the complete portfolio of the Thales Group.

The case of Thales will be about the security of railways.

Case – Antea Group is an international engineering and environmental consulting firm specializing in full-service solutions in the fields of environment, infrastructure, urban planning and water. By combining strategic thinking, multidisciplinary perspectives and technical expertise, we do more than effectively solve client challenges – – we deliver sustainable results for a better future. With more than 3,300 employees in over 100 offices around the world, we serve clients ranging from global energy companies and manufacturers to national governments and local municipalities.

The case of Antea Group will be about smart mobility and a disruptive change in the distribution system.

Case – Rijkswaterstaat is the executive agency of the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment dedicated to promoting safety, mobility and the quality of life in the Netherlands.

We want to live in a country that is protected against flooding, where there is sufficient green space and an adequate supply of clean water and where we can travel quickly and safely from A to B. The employees of Rijkswaterstaat dedicate themselves to achieving that every day. With more than 200 years of expertise in planning the country’s infrastructure, they know that their task involves more than executing projects on the roads and waterways. It is also about balancing the interests of the economy, the environment and quality of life.

The case of Rijkswaterstaat will be about tackling traffic jams and the role of operational traffic managers.

Case – Individuals now have a new, attractive option for their cleaning business. With iemand.nl they can use the app or the website to hire cleaning help in a simple, trustworthy an professional manner. After only entering their zip code and the preferred time they can choose an available cleaner.

At this moment iemand.nl offer their service in and around seven cities. In the future the company wishes to become a nationwide service. The services are going the be expanded with for example maintenance, gardening and babysitting.

The case of iemand.nl will be about the creation of a marketing campagin to make Iemand.nl better known..

Case – The University of Twente is a young and enterprising university that prepares young people for the future. We accomplish this through innovative, attractive and future-focused education and through fulfilling a global function in technological and social research.The University of Twente is the place where talent development is maximized. Students and staff are the focus at the University of Twente. Together, 2,950 researchers and professionals work on pioneering research, relevant innovations and inspiring education for more than 9,000 students.

The case during Create Tomorrow will be about developing a sustainable mindset at the University of Twente.

Case – With 160.000 residents Enschede is the urban heart of the Eastern Netherlands. A resilient city. Vibrant and energetic. A city where people still notice each other and allow each other space. Right on the border of the Netherlands and the European hinterland it makes for an enterprising and tolerant city with over 150 nationalities.

The case of the municipality of Enschede will be about the accessibility of the city of Enschede, both nationally and internationally.

Case – Aviko has been creating value from potatoes for over 50 years. Since its incorporation in 1962, it expanded to become a European market leader in fresh, frozen and dried potato products. Today Aviko is also one of the four largest potato processors in the world, operating in more than 110 countries.

The case of Aviko will be about designing a machine to make a specific part of the production process safer.

Case – Vialis has nearly 140 years of experience in designing, building and maintaining traffic systems, and managing traffic flow. With this vast knowledge and experience, we lead the way for managers as well as individuals to innovative solutions for smart and sustainable use of infrastructures. We do this by studying traffic patterns on the road, water and railway, and make them transparent. We translate this knowledge into control solutions for a optimal use of the infrastructure. This experience makes it possible for us to offer you the entire process of design, execution and operational management.

The title of the case of Vialis is: 5000 traffic lights, make them energy-neutral.

Case – Man and care come first, where IT is a tool to improve products, services and processes in healthcare. This is the credo of IZIT. This way everyone benefits from the improvements.

The case of IZIT is offered in collaboration with 20Creathon.eu. 20Creathon Events ignites the passion of the community of code creators and change makers to invent the new and make the change happen, together. Through our creathons, we help our participants to build, test and launch their ideas to the world.

The case of IZIT and 20Creathon will be about a healthcare & IT communication platform.

Case – Cancer affects us all. One in three Dutch people will be diagnosed with cancer during his or her lifetime. Approximately 43,000 people die from cancer every year. The disease is therefore the number one killer in the Netherlands. Less cancer, more cure and a better quality of life for cancer patients. That’s KWF Kankerbestrijding’s aim.

KWF Kankerbestrijding is determined to beat cancer as soon as possible. In order to achieve this, we are raising funds which will allow us to finance and guide research into cancer. Within this process we share relevant knowledge with scientists, the business community and the general public. We are also committed to positively managing policies set up by, for example, the government, healthcare institutes and insurance companies. We will make sure there comes a day when nobody needs to die from cancer anymore, together with science, the healthcare sector, the government, the business community and our 100,000 volunteers and one million donors, both big and small. We’re getting there together.

The case will be about a new marketing approach of their target group segmentation.

Consultancy – The ROSEN Group is a worldwide provider of cutting-edge solutions in all areas of the integrity process chain. Innovation, know-how and a strict orientation on customer needs are the key factors of ROSEN’s unique success story.

Through talented people well versed in inspection technologies, integrity management, production and research and development, we have the capabilities to help our customers to reduce their operating costs, plan maintenance and rehabilitation work more effectively, reduce downtime or even avoid costly shutdowns, manage risks and operate with greater safety. Ultimately, we focus on providing solutions that safeguard our customers’ investments in vital and costly assets, enhance their operations, enable them to work in new and better ways, and preserve hard-won reputations.

Consultancy – With more than 190,000 people, Capgemini is present in over 40 countries and celebrates its 50th Anniversary year in 2017. A global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services, the Group reported 2016 global revenues of EUR 12.5 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business, technology and digital solutions that fit their needs, enabling them to achieve innovation and competitiveness. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business ExperienceTM, and draws on Rightshore®, its worldwide delivery model.We offer an array of integrated services that combine top-of-the-range technology with deep sector expertise and a strong command of our four key businesses.

Consultant – To become the best-performing ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship in Europe, that’s the ambition of Novel-T. We’ve set the bar high. Over the last few years, as Kennispark Twente, we’ve proven that we belong at the top, but we also know that the world is changing at lightning speed and other regions are making substantial investments. That’s why we’re expanding our existing ecosystem and bringing our combined strengths to bear with our strong brand Novel-T and raised international profile, leading to even better visibility and recognisability.

Sponsor – With our expertise, commercial spirit, helpfulness and involvement we strive to make everyday life more and more pleasant. Together we ensure that Albert Heijn is a place where our customers and employees enjoy coming.

Albert Heijn Stadsveld is the continuing sponsor of the lunch during Create Tomorrow.

Sponsor – We are the no. 1 recruitment and (talent) development professionals in the Eastern part of the Netherlands. Short communication lines and a personal approach is what we stand for. Besides, due to the many years of experience, we have built an extensive network of interesting organizations.

The Eastern part of the Netherlands has many great enterprises. So no need to look for your dream job elsewhere. We offer a wide range of jobs at small and medium size companies and also at large multinationals.

Our experienced recruiters and coaches see opportunities and help you find your dream job! A job that perfectly works for you as a person, within an organization where you feel at home, can learn and grow. Before you know it, you will no longer be a student. So, prepare yourself for your career. With the help of Eqib you will surely make a great start.

Sponsor – OGD ict-services started in 1987 with a group of five students in an addic in Delft. Back then ict was called “automation”, Microsoft launched Windows 2.0 and Google-founder Sergey Brin was still a pimpled adolescent young man. To earn some money they replaced memory tapes of mainframes, back then still named Operator Group Delft. Nowadays we have more than a thousand OGD employees throughout the country. We have establishments in Amsterdam, Delft, Eindhoven, Enschde and Utrecht that work on ICT in the broadest sense of the term. We use our people flexibly to solve problems, that is our strength. And still, after 25 years, we stay true to ourselves. OGD employees still are smart, enthusiastic technicians that strive for the perfect working environment, the most helpful service desk, the most stable infrastructure. We still have an unconstrained culture where everybody can be themselves. We don’t put people in boxes.

Sponsor – We are Johma: The most famous and largest salad and spread producer in the Netherlands. Since 1968, the delicious, chilled fresh salads come from our Johma kitchen in Twente. Twente, known for it’s beautiful surroundings and friendly, hospital and hardworking people, is our home. Everyday we make it our personal mission to create the most delicious salads for our customers. This is the basis for our brand and the salads that we make.
When preparing our salads we have only one goal in mind: to produce the best tasting products! Therefore, we only use the finest ingredients. Moreover, we constantly conduct market research in order to realize new successful concepts.

Sponsor – We are a $22 billion leading global enterprise for business services and document management. Through our broad portfolio of technology and services, we provide the essential back-office support that clears the way for clients to focus on what they do best: their real business.

Sponsor – Maxilia helps companies advertising by advising the best promotional products in the market. We offer a wide range of services. We sell our customers relevant products and combine them with great designs and fast delivery…
Together with our young and dynamic team we help our customers as good as possible. We are always developing to make our service better, faster and more personal.

Sponsor – Beukenhorst Koffie sponsort koffie voor onze ludieke actie.

Wie Beukenhorst zegt, zegt koffie. Pure koffie met klasse voor elk moment van de dag. U proeft de smaak en liefde voor het vak. Pure koffie laat u genieten van de beste bonen en een sublieme melange. Het maken van koffie is mensenwerk, met aandacht voor traditie. Ambachtelijke bereiding en vertrouwen staan bij Beukenhorst Koffie hoog aangeschreven. Met onze eeuwenlange ervaring hebben we het hele proces van boon tot het lekkerste kopje koffie in eigen hand. Daarbij doen we geen concessies als het gaat om kwaliteit. Bij Beukenhorst Koffie willen we dat al onze klanten plezier beleven aan het drinken van de beste koffie.

Sponsor – Leen Bakker is een toonaangevend woonwarenhuis. Met ruim 170 winkels en 2500 werknemers bieden we de klant een verrassend en eigentijds assortiment aan. We zijn trots op het bedrijf en betrokken bij de klanten die bij ons komen. Klantgericht denken staat bij ons hoog in het vaandel. Onze focus ligt erop om onze service en kwaliteit elke dag weer te verbeteren.

Media partner – In Battle of Concepts, students, creative (young) professionals and startups are challenged to come up with innovative solutions for challenges of corporates, the public sector and NGO’s. Every year, you can find dozens of innovation challenges on Battle of Concepts, where you can not only win prize money, but also assignments and funds to start and grow your own startup!

Sign up and join us on www.battleofconcepts.nl.


Media partner – The Twente Branding Foundation is the service portal for the domains innovation and human capital in the fields of branding and corporate communication. Her mission is to brand Twente as an entrepreneurial high-tech region with a focus on High Tech Systems and Materials (HTSM). Twente distinguishes itself in the current economic development of the Netherlands as the entrepreneurial technological knowledge region. This profile will enable her to remain competitive and economically healthy.