Innovator in the Spotlight

Sietse de Vries

A photorealistic simulation of dynamic natural light for perception in VR

EngD trainee Sietse is working on a photorealistic simulation of dynamic natural light for perception in virtual reality (VR). His research is part of the IntelLight+ project.

Why join us?


We challenge and support students, researchers, scientists, and the innovators from the industry to further develop that one brilliant idea together.

“The projects at Eindhoven Engine have a common goal: to accelerate innovation in the Brainport region. They achieve this with research into high-quality technological solutions, facilitated by Eindhoven Engine. And these solutions answer the societal challenges facing our generation and environment.”

Maarten Steinbuch – Scientific Director of Eindhoven Engine

Accelerate with multidisciplinary teams

Are you a researcher or scientist with lots of brilliant ideas? And would you like to have the opportunity to study these in more detail and move forward? Eindhoven Engine connects you with like-minded individuals, designers and innovators from the industry, and with ambitious students and professionals. You can work together to develop the synergy and energy your plan needs to make a serious step in the right direction.

Grow as an innovative entrepreneur

Are you a scientist, researcher, or innovator from the industry? And do you want to spend your time on making ground-breaking innovations happen? Eindhoven Engine is the ecosystem where you will be inspired, excited, and challenged, and where you can develop your skills to become an entrepreneur in innovation.

Develop your talent and skills

Are you a student or did you graduate not that long ago? And do you have a creative mindset or ideas you would like to research? Eindhoven Engine offers unique opportunities for young talent. You can meet with scientists and the innovators of the industry, each with his or her own knowledge, expertise and life experience. Together, you will convert ideas into tangible answers to social issues.