In this raw industrial area full of culture and history in the heart of the city, people are working towards the future. The presence of Tilburg University, ROC and Fontys Hogeschool provides knowledge, talent and vision. Spoorzone Tilburg is open and accessible to everyone with a perfect mix of living, working and leisure.
The presence of Tilburg University, ROC and Fontys University in addition to the various living labs for research and entrepreneurship makes Spoorzone Tilburg a fertile ground for innovation. Especially in the field of interactive technologies such as ai, VR, games, robotics and data-driven decision making you can really indulge yourself here.
“ Tilburg is a great home base for us. Spoorzone Tilburg is buzzing with innovation and activity and we cherish the connection with Tilburg University. ”Flow AI, chatbot design
Tessa Cramer, futurist and lecturer ("practice professor") at Academy for the Creative Economy (Fontys) has been fascinated by the future since she was a child. "I want to help as many people as possible to learn to think about the future. Because that future belongs to all of us." So how do we get a better handle on the constantly changing world? Tessa explains it in four statements.
Daniëlle Arets, expert in Smart Media at Fontys Hogeschool voor de Journalistiek and MindLabs, takes us in four propositions to the future of smart journalism, one of the six strategic themes MindLabs contributes to the activity in the Spoorzone, the municipality of Tilburg and the province of Noord-Brabant.
In this place, opportunities to innovate are for the taking. Entrepreneurs are building the future here. Knowledge is always available, the opportunity to work with talent, the option to collaborate in pioneering crossovers; that is what Spoorzone Tilburg offers.
“ It says something about the ambition of your company when you are located here ”Fama Volat, marketing communication agency
Jason is the digital mastermind behind an intelligent chat and speech bot. An interactive widget on websites of municipalities, for example, with which you can engage in conversation. But smarter than smart. So he's the dream visionary to get on the horn about the future of big data, (almost) human algorithms and using AI to make the world a better place.
AI pioneer Merwin de Jongh founded Building Blocks in 2013 with partner Alexander van Eerden. He saw the endless potential of data far ahead of the troops. Anno 2021 Building Blocks delivers consumer-focused AI solutions to brands like Samsung, Hunkemöller, Corendon and Basic-Fit from their headquarters in Spoorzone Tilburg. "In 2035, algorithms will be a normal part of our lives."
Working smart and, above all, relaxing well in this creative part of the city is key. It is an ideal location for companies that want to grow in a raw, urban breeding ground with a fine mix of living, working and leisure. A place where you can shop during your lunch break, eat a sandwich in the award-winning LocHal or take a stroll in the Spoorpark. An area where you stumble across talent and partners who can help you further.
“ We were looking for a place where connection is key, where you can be yourself and are encouraged to bring out the best in yourself ”Actos Groep, recruitment organization
Hard work = relax to the max. In Spoorzone Tilburg you'll find exactly the right places, where you can switch off. A classy cocktail at Doloris' Rooftopbar, clubbing at Club Smederij or dining at the Wagon. Click through and discover what work smart, play hard means in Tilburg.