Universiteit Twente

Organisation profile

University of Twente is a young, entrepreneurial research university in Enschede. We are a multicultural community of talented, ambitious people with more than 10,000 students, more than 40,000 alumni and 2,600 employees. We are pioneers in fusing technology, science and engineering with social sciences. we call this High Tech Human Touch.

Activites in AI field

The University of Twente is honoured to play a central role in the developments regarding Artificial Intelligence. With over 200 UT-scientists working on and with AI, the UT positions itself on the side of embedding AI: technical embedded AI as well as social embedded AI.

Contribution to the NL AIC

Our researchers share their expertise and experience in several working groups of the NLAIC.


The UT’s mission as a people-first university of technology places us in the crossfire of digital advancement and the disruption it can cause. As scientists and tech pioneers, our task is to drive digitalization. To understand and embrace the complexity of digitalization we collaborate with scientific and social partners.


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Building blocks & Sectors
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Building blocks

The NL AIC collaborates on the necessary common knowledge and expertise, resulting in five themes, also called building blocks. Those are important for a robust impact in economic and social sectors.


AI is a generic technology that is ultimately applicable in all sectors. For the development of knowledge and experience in the use of AI in the Netherlands, it is essential to focus on specific industries that are relevant to our country. These industries can achieve excellent results, and knowledge and experience that can be leveraged for application in other sectors.

Become a participant

The Netherlands AI Coalition is convinced that active collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders is essential to stimulate and connect initiatives in Artificial Intelligence. Within fields of expertise and with other stakeholders in the ecosystem to achieve the most significant result possible in the development and application of AI in the Netherlands. Representatives from the business community (large, small, start-up), government, research and educational institutions and civil society organisations can participate.
Interested? For more information, see the page about participation.