Working together on innovations in the field of robotics, AI and mechatronics.


The innovation cluster TValley realizes high-tech developments in the field of robotics, mechatronics and artificial intelligence by bringing talent together, sharing knowledge and launching innovation projects.

  • Working together on innovation projects based on your own roadmaps
  • Bringing together businesses, educational institutions and talent
  • Monthly events and workshops


TValley consists of a network of technology-minded businesses, researchers and students. Robotics, artificial intelligence (AI) and mechatronics are the fields that unite us. Together with the participants, we strive to realize more effective Research & Development by bringing the right parties and expertise together, launching market-driven innovation projects together and actively sharing knowledge. We want to put the east of the Netherlands on the map as an internationally competitive region that offers excellent job opportunities and a thriving entrepreneurial scene.


  • connecting businesses, knowledge institutions and talent
  • working together on innovation projects based on your own tech roadmaps
  • sharing knowledge within the community


The activities within TValley center around four avenues, each with their own Tech Roadmap.

  • Recognition
  • Data analytics
  • Autonomous Systems
  • Systems Engineering


Via the TValley network, we offer you knowledge, talent and research capacity to accelerate the development of robotics and artificial intelligence in the manufacturing industry. We also work together on promising innovation projects with the help of our Tech Roadmap. Furthermore, you will have access to relevant businesses and organizations to collaborate with on market-driven business cases and share knowledge with. With this, we invest in the development of tech-minded organizations, professionals and talent.


Every year, the entire TValley ecosystem gets together during the TValley Tech Conference: a one-day event all about technological innovation in the field of robotics, AI and mechatronics.  Attend knowledge sessions and live demonstrations and be inspired! Are you an entrepreneur, engineer or student with a passion for e.g. unmanned systems, sensor technology or big data? Make sure you don’t miss the next edition of this event! Take a look at the latest events.


Connect-U is an innovation hotspot for technology development, robotization and innovation projects. It is located at the heart of Enschede’s new city campus. Would you like to join the TValley community? Contact us!


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7500 AE Enschede
T: +31 (0)53 483 6800

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We are supporting students, startups en scale-ups and to strengthen the innovative power of the regional SME and large companies. Successful innovation starts with us. Do you have a question, an idea or do you want to work together? Let us know!

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