Vision Event

Get inspired at Europe's smartest square kilometre

Housing over 200 high-tech companies and more than 50,000 employees, the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven is buzzing with innovation, working on the solutions and products of tomorrow. Philips, ASML, NXP, Shimano and TomTom, among others, were born here.

Don't miss this unique opportunity to discover the smartest km² of Europe! The available seats are limited, so sign up quickly.

What makes the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven so unique?

It's one of the the most important High Tech Hubs worldwide;
The region has the highest patent density in the world;
Work is being carried out in a open innovation community;
The renowned magazine Fortune called it ‘The next Silicon Valley‘.

In short: a breeding ground for innovation in the field of Industry, Health, Energy, Smart Environments and so much more… The Vision Event offers you a unique opportunity to soak up the atmosphere of this campus and return home full of inspiration.

The entire High Tech Campus is car-free. Parking must be done on Parking ‘P0’ (free).


PART 1: Visit High Tech Campus (FULL)

13u00 Reception with coffee
Conference Center – High Tech Campus 1B
13u30 Introduction and distribution of groups
Auditorium Conference Center
13u45 Start Visit High Tech Campus
with inspiring stories of:

  • Holst Centre: Independent R&D organisation with Experience Center around Health, (Flexible) OLED & IoT.
  • Philips GrowWise: Vertical Farming
  • MarketRedesign: AI Development & Consultancy
  • byFlow: 3D Food Printers
  • TomTom: Autonomous Driving
16u45 End of visit High Tech Campus

PART 2: Evening programme (FULL)
(in Conference Center – High Tech Campus 1B)

17u00 Reception
with walking dinner
19u00 Welcome & introduction
by Pat Van Roey, General Manager at
19u30 High Tech Campus Eindhoven: the story behind the smartest km²
by Cees Admiraal, Business Development Director at High Tech Campus Eindhoven
19u45 Project of the Year Awards
Presentation and announcement of the winners
20u15 Pause
20u45 Keynote ‘The Six Batteries of Change’
By Peter De Prins, Professor of Management Practice at Vlerick Business School
21u30 Closing network moment
with snack, drink & 3D Food Printer



Cees Admiral
Business Development Director at High Tech Campus Eindhoven

Partly as a result of his efforts, Cees has seen the High Tech Campus grow from a Philips R&D environment to today's technologically inspiring, open campus with over 200 companies. As Business Development Director and member of the Management Team, he helps to determine the course to be followed.

Pat Van Roey
General Manager

Founder and driving force behind He started the company in 1993 in Turnhout, but in the meantime there are also branches in Geel, Mechelen and Antwerp. Over the years Pat Van Roey, together with a strong team behind him, kept the engine running.


This event is especially interesting for:
  • Organisations that see opportunities in innovation and new technologies
  • Organisations that believe in collaboration and cross-fertilisation
  • Decision-makers who want to be inspired

Attendees receive the book: “The Six Batteries of Change” for free

Book Six Batteries Of Change

Written by Peter De Prins, Professor of Management Practice at Vlerick Business School

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