News & Events

Participants during the speed date session with Jelle Rademaker, IE alumnus and co-initiator of De Groene Grachten and below the Keynote lecture by Eva Gladek, Founder & CEO of Metabolic, een action agency for societal change.

Industrial Ecology Event 2014: Great Success

At the 4th of July the second Leiden-Delft Industrial Ecology Network Event: "Making existing buildings sustainable" took place. Thanks to all our participants and speakers it was a great success!

We had a turnout of 60 Industrial Ecology students, alumni and teachers, including some new students who will start their studies in September. A big thank you goes to all participants with a special role, doing an elevator pitch, a key note lecture and/or contributing to the speed date session!.For more pictures of the event, take a look at the Picassa IE Network Event album.

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Former IE student wins award for policy paper

We are proud to announce that an article of our former Master Industrial Ecology student Jelle Rademaker received the award of 2nd runner up for best policy paper in Environmental Science & Technology 2013. He based the article on his MSc Industrial Ecology thesis, together with his supervisors Rene Kleijn (Leiden University) and Yongxiang Yang (TU Delft) as co-authors. Read more

Save the Date 12th of December for the famous IE Talent Night!

So what is the IE Talent Night all about? It's about unrevealing, enjoying and sharing with eachother the talents of the Industrial Ecologists. For that, we invite all Industrial Ecologists to make a small 'performance', solo or in groups, or to come and support others. Starting from 8.00 pm at the wonderful Flora Theater in Delft (Verswersdijk 1). To join the event, please fill in your name in the google spreadsheet here. Found your talent? Please add what type of performance you will do. Based on the list, we will then make a programme and inform you of the order of the performance a few days before the event. For more information please contact SHIFT at


New record amount of students start Industrial Ecology

September 2013
For the second year in a row a new record amount of students started their MSc Industrial Ecology Master's Programme. This year a total of 57 students enrolled in the programme, of which 21 international students.

Highest score for Master Industrial Ecology in student poll

The Master Industrial ecology received high scores for the content of the programme, the good atmosphere, the quality of the teachers, learning outcome, study environment and group size.

Latest update: March 2014