Accelerates regional innovation by bringing innovative companies and smart students together.


Novel-T SMART is the link between regional business and students to accelerate innovations. On this independent platform, we help companies and social organizations to sharpen their demand for innovation and and to translate it into a student project and find the right entrances at the knowledge institutions. Conversely, students gain relevant work experience during their studies with challenging project and sidejobs at innovative companies in the region.

Challenge students with your innovation question

Change and innovation can be of vital importance for your company. Conversely, many students have a need to find good practical assignments and internships. Via Novel-T SMART you can deploy students on your projects to increase your innovative strength. For example in a practical assignment, an internship or graduation assignment. Submitting your assignment is simple. The SMART Match Team helps you describe the assignment and to find the match the perfect students for the challenge. Let us know your question! We are ready to match you with the right student(s).

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Projects & sidejobs

Design a sustainable room for the new center Geboortenis

Bachelor Graduation | Health & WellbeingEnergy Transition at Stichting Geboortenis Zutphen

Develop a concept for a sustainable room. Integrate the layout of the building, the layout of its own electricity network and the use of (newly designed) appliances via a smart grid system in an innovative way.

Develop an IT-architecture for high school projects in Ghana

Bachelor WO HBO Graduation | Smart Society at Maxim Nyansa

Develop an IT architecture solution for high school students and teachers in Ghana during this project by Maxim Nyansa and contribute to good education!

How To Scale Up Wafer Technology for Cell Growth

WO | Health & Wellbeing at

Research and design a coherent system of combined wafers to scale-up a patented technology. The use of wafers allow cells to grow up to ten times faster compared to the use of petri dishes.

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Meet the team

Novel-T SMART Team

Bart Sprenkels

Mediator SMART

Egbert van Hattem

Coordinator SMART

Tim Jongman

Research consultant



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