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.

April 4, 2024

Meld je aan voor het SPRONG Kennisfestival

Wil jij ontdekken hoe we de manier waarop we leven en werken toekomstbestendiger kunnen maken? Je bent van harte welkom bij het Sprong Kennisfestival met het thema "Circulair leven en werken in Brabant", op dinsdag 28 mei bij Plaats De Kleine Aarde in Boxtel. Waag de sprong en leer van onderzoekers wat circulair ondernemen betekent.
February 14, 2024

The film STRAF (Punished) in Chassé Theater!

On March 12, the short film STRAF (Punished) will be shown at the Breda theater: an inspiring evening with the film STRAF, panel discussion, cabaret, spoken word and installation art about sustainable action.
February 7, 2024

SUSTAIN Symposium

On Thursday, March 28, 2024, the SUSTAIN research will be concluded with a public closing symposium. A varied program will look back on the research, discuss key insights and look ahead: how do we make lasting space for the arts and who has what role to play in it?
February 7, 2024

Circular building = Building together

As part of the Week of the Circular Economy, the CoE BWNO | Avans Hogeschool and the Municipality of 's-Hertogenbosch, organize on March 13 the event Circular Building = Building Together.
February 6, 2024

Save The Date: BWNO Event ‘entrepreneurship together with impact’

The date is set: the first CoE BWNO event will take place on Thursday, May 23, 2024. The theme is "doing business together with impact.
January 26, 2024

Symposium Continuous Improvement 2024 Recap

On January 25, 2024, the Continuous Improvement Symposium took place at Onderwijsbouleverard in Den Bosch. An inspiring afternoon filled with a Keynote by Arno Koch, graduation projects presented by students of the Continuous Improvement Minor, a lego serious gaming and the presentation of the Lean Green Belts.
January 23, 2024

Interview with BWNO director Arna Arnautovic on Dare to Avans

An equally beautiful and spirited challenge that demands much from our colleagues. That is the Ambition 2025. In the series Dare to Avans, Avans gives a stage to employees who realize the ambition of the university in their own unique way. Passionate professionals who combine ambition with personal attention and agility. Who have guts, seize opportunities and experiment. Who are they? What drives them? In episode 2 Arna Arnautovic, director at the Centre of Expertise Wellbeing Economy and New Entrepreneurship.
RAAK award
November 17, 2023

Circular Cotton Cascade wins SIA-RAAK public price

During SIA's annual conference, the Circular Cotton Cascade project led by assocciate lecturer Karen Janssen won the audience award of the RAAK award. Of the six projects nominated by the jury, 'CCC' received the most (online) votes from the public.
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