Physics with Industry 2021

15 - 19 November 2021

Venue: Lorentz Center@Oort

If you are invited or already registered for this workshop, you have received login details by email.

Since 2010, the Lorentz Center has been organizing the Physics with Industry workshop together with NWO.

Deadline for application is September 27th.

In October we will let you know whether your application has been accepted.

Participants are expected to be present at the Lorentz Center throughout the workshop.

Please confirm that you have approval of your supervisor to apply. After selection we will require a written confirmation of your participation, which needs to be signed by your supervisor and a signed NDA.


Are you a young scientist with a background in physics, materials science, or a related research field and do you have a creative and inquisitive mind? Do you like to think outside-the-box? Do you want to meet new people? If yes, apply now for the eleventh ‘Physics with Industry’ workshop.

This workshop introduces young physicists to industrial research. For a whole week they work in a team on a real company issue. Participants are mostly PhD students or postdocs. In addition, a senior researcher is assigned to each team, to ensure progress and scientific quality. 

The previous editions of Physics with Industry were a great success, this year the 11th workshop will take place.

Young researchers gain new insights into physics-related problems from companies and the industrial R&D approach, but also expand their network, and experience working in a refreshingly different format, based on a team and a mission.

The participating companies benefit from the academic input, gaining new ideas and contacts. Please see the company cases from Fugro, QuiX Quantum, Optics11, and RijkZwaan under the "Workshop Files" of this page. 

Last but not least, the workshop is famous for the enthusiastic vibe of its participants and is a fun week for everyone involved.

If you are interested in working on an interdisciplinary case, please also have a look at the Life Sciences meets Physics with Industry workshop. The Bejo Zaden case “Non-destructive 3D-volumetric measurements of small objects”  of the Life Science meets Physics with Industry workshop is a physics case. The aim is to have a group of 4-5 physicists and 1-2 biologists working on this case. The VITO case “Personal Genome Pods” is open to both life sciences as well as physics researchers.

 For an impression see this Physics with Industry video


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