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Researchers receive funding for an EU Horizon 2020 project

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October 9, 2017

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Researchers from the School of Industrial Engineering received funding for an EU Horizon 2020 project, within the ITN scheme, to prepare the next generation of European digital retail managers through research and training. Dr. Nevin Mutlu and Prof. Dr. Tom Van Woensel will be working on this project PERFORM “Pioneering the Digital Future for Omnichannel Retail Managers,” which aims to attack a wide spectrum of emerging retailing issues in the age of digitalization. €3.8 M funding obtained through the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions will be used for the training of 15 PhD students through research. Prof. Dr. Tom Van Woensel and Dr. Nevin Mutlu will collaborate with a European consortium... More...

Retail Operations Lab at TU/e among the top research labs worldwide in this field

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September 26, 2017

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According to a recent review paper, Eindhoven University of Technology scores very well in research on Retail Operations. Five of the 14 scientists having the most publications in this field worldwide in the last 10 years are from the Retail Operations Lab at TU/e. Retail Operations is concerned with the management of retail stores and includes decisions on efficient store replenishment, planning the assortment of products to sell, managing the inventory, demand forecasting, managing promotions, managing food waste, the store layout, pricing the products, staff planning, advertising, etc. Matthew Waller from the University of Arkansas (USA) is topping the list, followed by Karel van Do... More...

Media Coverage for Tugce Martagan’s VENI Grant

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September 12, 2017

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Association Innovative Medicines: the association for innovative medicines in The Netherlands - is the industry association for the Dutch branches of innovative pharmaceutical companies. The association has recently published a news article that covers Tugce Martagan’s research on the pharmaceutical R&D. The research project has recently been awarded with the VENI grant from NWO, and focuses on building ‘Optimization Models for Faster and Affordable Access to Rare Disease Therapeutics’. The article describes the motivation and objectives of Tugce’s VENI research, and is sent out to 2.000 emails of pharmaceutical companies, journalists and parliamentarians. to access the news... More...

Dr. Tugce Martagan receives Veni grant

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September 4, 2017

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Dr. Tugce Martagan received a Veni grant. The ‘Veni’ is awarded each year by NWO. This grant is aimed at giving promising young researchers the possibility to spend three years developing their ideas. The project of Tugce: Better availability of rare drugs Dr. Tugce Gizem Martagan - Industrial Engineering & Innovation Sciences Supervisors: prof.dr.ir. Geert-Jan van Houtum and prof.dr.ir. Ivo Adan More than 30 million people in Europe suffer from a rare disease. This concerns over 7000 different rare diseases but treatment is only available for 300 of these. So it takes a long time, for example, for specific drugs to reach the market since ... More...