x = independently organized TED event

Theme: Enlighten your brain

This event occurred on
May 13, 2011
6:00pm - 11:00pm CEST
(UTC +2hrs)
Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant

What is TEDxBrainport?
A unique look behind the scenes of one of the world’s most creative and innovative regions. High-quality speakers from within and outside the Brainport region will enlighten your brain with inspiring talks and performances. Our humble ambition is to provide you with new insights and to trigger your imagination, hopefully creating a positive impact on your work or private life.

Who is behind TEDxBrainport?
A group of individuals, each part of a renowned company or institute in the Brainport region, but driven by personal enthusiasm about TEDx. The organization committee includes representatives from: Brainport Development, Design Cooperation Brainport, Dutch Design Week, High Tech Campus Eindhoven, Holst Centre, intoconferences, PSV, Rethinking Group, ROOD maakt verbinding, triptic, TU/e Eindhoven University of Technology, WOID.

Because we believe in the creative, inspiring and innovative power of our region. And because we want to share this with the world. Top technology region Brainport is a breeding ground for innovation and the home base for companies and world-class knowledge and research institutes. Also design has been in the DNA of the Eindhoven region for decades. Eindhoven has developed into a city of innovation and creativity, a fact that is acknowledged by the numerous innovative products invented, developed and manufactured in Brainport.

May 13th from 18:00 till about 03:00, after party included.

Photography by Vincent van den Hoogen

High Tech Campus Eindhoven
High Tech Campus 1
The Strip
Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant, 5656AE
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Organizing team


Breda, Netherlands


Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Monique de Wit
    Program manager