A YES!Delft Initiative
The best place for students from Delft and Rotterdam to get hands-on experience with technology, innovation and entrepreneurship.

The best place for students to get hands-on experience with technology, innovation and entrepreneurship.

ImpactLab allows multidisciplinary student teams to work with the latest technology and to develop solutions for real life challenges. Through the connection with YES!Delft, one of the top technical incubators in Europe, and working for actual customers, you will learn how to make real impact through innovation and technology.

projects we are working on

ImpactLab is dedicated to making impact through innovation by working on societal and corporate challenges with a team of diverse talents. The list below features the projects we are currently working on.

SmartCity: The City of the Future

The Smartcity Impactlab team works on developing tools that can aid urban planners and spatial designers with the challenges they face to design future-proof cities. These challenges span topics such as mobility, sustainability, inequality and well being.

Spot: Transformative

Impactlab teams Spot works with several stakeholders in finding new applications for Spot the robotdog in the area of inspection, warehouse automation , data collection and security. Mobility without boundaries will open up a world of unlimited possibilities.

ProRail: Alternative Modalities on the Rail

The Dutch railway-network has one of the best nation-wide coverages in the world. Several other ways to make use of this infrastructure are possible, enabled by new tech such as 4g/5g, AI, computer vision and robotics. Your team creates a business model, validates the use case with potential customers and conducts a feasibility study.

what to expect

multidisciplinary teams Working on Entrepreneurial Projects

ImpactLab teams are working in cycles of 6 months (full time or part-time) on a selected project. The teams receive 24/7 guidance by a team of ImpactLab professionals and work in close cooperation with faculties, researchers, startups, corporates and public entities. ImpactLab teams are multidisciplinary, coming from universities in the Rotterdam-Delft region.


why join impact lab

Experienced Professionals

24/7 guidance by ImpactLab professionals to help you accelerate your project from an entrepreneurial, strategic and technological perspective.

Multidisciplinary Teams

The projects are open to Bachelor students, Master students and Post-Graduates from the TU Delft, Erasmus University Rotterdam and Haagse Hogeschool, a great opportunity to work together in a multidisciplinary team and learn from each other.

Free workshops & masterclasses

Throughout the project, you’ll get to attend various workshops held by experts of our ecosystem. Covering areas like how to analyse your team, becoming a master in pitching and much more! You’ll also get complimentary access to online courses to boost the skills that you want to develop during this project!

Access to the YES!Delft Ecosystem

Opportunity to work from the various office locations of YES!Delft, surrounded by successful entrepreneurs that can help you to give insight on useful business topics.

Contact Us

info@yesdelftimpactlab.com+31 613644950

N-Building, 1st floor
Burgemeester Oudlaan 50,
3062 PA Rotterdam