Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is an internationally leading university that specializes in Engineering Science & Technology. With high-level teaching and research, the university contributes to progress in the technical sciences and to the development of technological innovations. The TU/e is a relatively young, modern, university. With 7500 students, 250 professors, 600 doctoral candidates and 3000 employees, the TU/e is a medium-size university. TU/e: Where Innovation Starts
Beckhoff implements open automation systems based on PC Control technology. The product range covers Industrial PCs, I/O and Fieldbus Components, Drive Technology and automation software. Products that can be used as separate components or integrated into a complete and seamless control system are available for all industries. The Beckhoff 'New Automation Technology' philosophy represents universal and open control and automation solutions that are used worldwide in a wide variety of different applications, ranging from CNC-controlled machine tools to intelligent building automation.
Maxon motor is the world's leading supplier of high-precision drive systems. More than 40 years' experience, constant innovation, top-quality products and competent customer service make maxon motor a reliable partner in the drive technology sector. The company is founded in Switzerland (headquartered in Sachseln) and employs over 1600 staff worldwide. Maxon motor has production sites at its head office in Switzerland as well as in Germany and Hungary. In 2005 the company received the MER Recognition Award for its significant
contribution to NASA's success with the Mars Exploration Rover mission.