Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is a research university specializing in engineering, science & technology. The education, research and knowledge valorization contributes to three main aspects. Science for society focusses on solving the major societal issues and boosting prosperity and welfare by focusing on the Strategic Areas of Energy, Health and Smart Mobility. Science for industry boosts the development of technological innovation in cooperation with industry. Science for science focusses on progress in engineering sciences through excellence in key research cores and innovation in education.

In short, the TU/e profiles itself as the university where innovation starts.