News and current events

Wish to know what’s going on in and around our research? Here you will find the latest news and current developments about our Centre of Expertise, our projects and our team.

October 31, 2023

ELEC 2023 Recap

This year, our Center of Expertise hosted the annual European Lean Educators Conference (ELEC) on behalf of BWNO. We look back on three inspiring and valuable days!
October 31, 2023

Professor Sustainable Finance & Accounting Marleen Janssen Groesbeek in the Top 50 Women in Sustainable Finance 2023

Great news! Our Sustainable Finance and Accounting Professor Marleen Janssen Groesbeek has been included in the Top 50 Women in Sustainable Finance 2023.
July 13, 2023

Lecturer platform Circular Economy can continue for another 3 years

Thanks to funding from SIA, the lecturer platform Circular Economy 3.0 will be able to continue working on a more sustainable and circular society over the next 3 years
ELEC Serhii Komberianov
July 11, 2023

Serhii Komberiano presenting at ELEC2023

Serhii Komberianov, the president of the Lean Institute Ukraine, is one of the speakers at the European Lean Educators Conference 2023 in October at Avans in 's-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Ondertekening SOK Impact Ondernemen
July 10, 2023

Cooperation statement ‘Impact entrepreneurship, the new normal in Breda’

On June 7, together with Urban Living Lab Breda, the Triple O Campus Breda, Involved Entrepreneurs Breda (BOB) and the municipality of Breda, we signed the cooperation declaration 'Impact entrepreneurship, the new normal in Breda'.
Lector Marleen Janssen-Groesbeek en onderzoeker Tahis Marti
June 28, 2023

New materials presented for finance education

During the closing event of the INTEGRES project, researchers from Avans' Centre of Expertise for Broad Prosperity and New Entrepreneurship, Hogeschool Gent, Katholieke Universiteit Lille, Technical University Dublin and University Bologna presented new teaching materials for financial education. Students in finance and management, but also professionals already working in finance and accounting, will learn how to report integrally on more than just financial values.
June 7, 2023

Sign up for the INTEGRES Multiplier event

On 26 June, Avans Hogeschool is organising the Multiplier Event of INTEGRES. In the INTEGRES project, Avans Hogeschool, HOGENT (Belgium), Università di Bologna (Italy), Université catholique de Lille (France) and Technological University Dublin (Ireland) have developed teaching materials that teach students integrated reporting. From today, you can register for the event.
Filmposter Devil's avocado
May 24, 2023

Jan Terlouw en Ilse Warringa in klimaatfilm van Avans Hogeschool

De film The Devil’s Avocado, met naast Jan Terlouw en Ilse Warringa ook Bert Hana en Joy Verberk in de hoofdrol, beleeft op 26 mei haar onderwijspremière tijdens het Groene Peper Festival in Leeuwarden. Op 13 juni volgt de ondernemerspremière bij MKB Rotterdam-Rijnmond en Blue City.
May 23, 2023

Practice guide transdiciplinary working

Our lecturer Godelieve Spaas contributed knowledge and experience to create the Practical Guide Transdisciplinary Working of The Green Brain Brain and Community Social Circular. The guide provides practical tips and tools rooted in a broad scientific basis. Thus, the guide helps process facilitators, researchers, transition brokers and other change agents on their way in realising a transition.