A year in Dutch tech: our best stories from 2015.

Which NRG Magazine articles captivated readers’ attention most? Let’s take a look back at the most popular pieces from 2015, lined up below and arranged chronologically.   1. The Dutch Are in the Self-Quantification Game. In early…

Dear gas industry, meet the space experts.

Featured Image credit: Timothy Wildey on Flickr (CC BY-NC 2.0) The natural gas industry relies heavily on its network of pipelines to transmit the product safely and quickly. Despite the safety regulations imposed on the…

Marvelous Mars: Gamification of Space Science.

Featured Image Credit: European Southern Observatory/M. Kornmesser on Flikr (CC BY 2.0). A lion’s share of satellite imagery doesn’t find any meaningful application, simply because there aren’t enough researchers to make sense of it all. Here’s good news—about 1.2 billion gamers…

Nothing Forgotten.

 The Amsterdam-based startup called Trakkies taps into the power of IoT to prevent you from losing your precious possessions. Victor Wierda, company’s Head of Operations, explains how small sensors can make a big difference. Trakkies…

There is a light, and it never goes out.

Imagine a different Almere Haven In the West of The Netherlands, in the province of Flevoland, lies the Dutch city of Almere, officially the youngest city in the country. Almere was once planned as an…

Cross this bridge when you come to it.

Featured Image credit: MX3D/Adriaan de Groot. MX3D is the Amsterdam-based R&D startup which is exploring robotic 3D printing technologies. It has recently announced the plans to 3D print a metal bridge over one of the…

Drones flying high, you know how I feel.

Featured Image Credit: Merlijn Hoek via Flikr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0).  As drones become ubiquitous in The Netherlands, the Dutch Government is attempting to bring the legislation up to par with current realities of consumer drone…

The Dutch are in the self-quantification game.

The Quantified Self Institute (QSI) in Groningen is keeping a close eye on the global self-tracking culture to identify and assess major trends in this domain. How will the future of wearable tech look? Can…