TMC Masterclass: a unique journey into other disciplines
This year, another 15 employeneurs have begun the High Tech Systems Creation TMC Masterclass. This is the third time this unique Masterclass has run. The employeneurs come together for two days each month over two years to get better insights into other disciplines, the dynamics of projects, and the roles other stakeholders play and the challenges they face. Understanding other specialisms The creator of the Masterclass is Edwin de Zeeuw, Director of TMC Mechatronics. Edwin: “One of TMC’s strong points is its cell structure, in which we bring together technicians with the same expertise to share knowledge and improve…Read more...
Intellectual Property: a hidden treasure in many companies
TMC recently partnered up with Intellectual Property (IP) law firm Pronovem to offer companies a new IP management service. “We help companies to identify their IP and show them how they can maximise its potential,” says Rekha Raveendran, technical IP-facilitator at TMC. Best of both worlds “The partnerships allows us to combine the excellent technical knowledge of TMC with the renowned IP law expertise of Pronovem. Our service is always tailor-made to the customer, so what we do really depends on the company and their needs. We have specially trained TMC employeneurs, who have knowledge about the technology and…Read more...
Cell: Industrial Automation
Creating interactions between machines
“The beauty of this job is that I take a dead piece of metal and then I do my thing and slowly all the parts of the machine start to move, all the components working together exactly the way I want them to.” Thijs Nijpjes (37) has been with TMC and LAN Handling Systems since February. He studied Mechanical Engineering and later specialized in Industrial Automation. He worked mainly on the service side before he joined TMC and LAN Handling Systems. “Now I design the software that controls machines. The machine I’m working on at the moment is for the…Read more...
TMC and Pontes: 15 years of developing Employeneurship
With the 15-year anniversary of TMC also comes the 15-year anniversary of the Employeneurship model. As director of Pontes – formerly known as TMC Assessment and Development – Freek van Bedaf has been part of the development of the Employeneurship model from the very start. We talked with Freek about the beginnings of the model, the YOUniversity and the possibilities for the future. “When Thijs Manders founded TMC in 2000, he asked me to set up and lead TMC Assessment and Development. Six years later, TMC went public, and we split off TMC Assessment and Development as an independent company.…Read more...
Guustaaf Savenije CTO at VDL-ETG
For Guustaaf Savenije CTO it is absolutely clear: "Innovations in the high-tech industry result from in-depth cooperation." To him the application of a systems’ approach is key to create new types of customer value. It is well known that all of the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) try to take more responsibility for their customers and create additional value. This raises issues like the control over the total cost of ownership and the management the life cycle of their products. In Savenije's view this inflicts the delegation of more functionality from the OEM to their suppliers. "This delegation" he states, "can…Read more...
Matchmaking @Nanocity 2015 – October 5th, 2015
Oct 5 2015
TMC provides flexible workers in several technology areas. Currently, TMC Nanotechnology invests in assembling a balanced pool of nanotechnologists and material engineers. One of the goals of NanoNextNL is to keep the developed nanotechnology skills and knowledge in the Netherlands. It is also the responsibility of NanoNextNL to support the nanotechnologists in their future career and to stimulate nanotechnology innovation at businesses. That's why NanoNextNL and TMC Nanotechnology proudly present: Matchmaking @ NanoCity 2015 We will bring together the brightest minds in nanotechnology and match them to the most promising nanotechnology companies and institutes in the Netherlands in…Read more...
TMC Race Toto: and the winners are…
Jun 25 2015
Niels Langeveld is on fire! After six races in the Benelux Clio Cup, Niels is first in the overall standings with 136 points. We have a few winners of the TMC Race Toto. Congratulations and well done to Michiel Coenen, Rense Morssink en Jeroen Maas! You all will receive your prizes very soon! [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://tmcporch.com/assets/TMC-TOTO-Rense-en-Michiel.mp4"][/video] [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://tmcporch.com/assets/TMC-TOTO-Jeroen-Maas.mp4"][/video]Read more...
TMC Race Toto: We have a winner!
Apr 8 2015
We have a winner of the TMC Race Toto! Congratulations Jurgen Wouters! You will receive your prizes very soon. [video width="1280" height="720" mp4="http://tmcporch.com/assets/TMC-Toto-01-2015.mp4"][/video]Read more...