Change is happening faster than ever. Bringing about waves of opportunities and challenges.

We research. We experiment. We innovate. No matter how big or complex.

To make the world a better place for everybody.

learning. For ourselves. For others. We think a university is a brilliant means to harness the power of learning.

That's why we're a part of Leiden University. We help to discover new opportunities. We test new methods and technology. We conquer challenges and come up with new solutions. Or new combinations. Together.

Together with the teams that make up the Centre for Innovation. We connect the faculty, the students, our partners, the market and society at large.

If we do find a winner, we help it grow. Nurture it. If not, we learn what we can and move on. This can-do spirit has brought us where we are today. We're a group of ambitious, curious doers. Our hands always itch.

Using diversity to crack tough, global problems. Only by actively merging these different perspectives, methods and experiences can we tackle global problems, no matter how tough.

We don't know where this journey goes.

will take us. That's part of the attraction. We will visit new shores, meet new people. We invite you to come along. It might not always be easy, but we promise: it won't be boring. We all might even learn a thing or two. And, hopefully, improve the world a little bit for the better.

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Change is happening faster than ever. Bringing about waves of opportunities and challenges. These we explore. We research. We experiment. We innovate. No matter how big or complex. To make the world a better place for everybody.

We believe in learning. For ourselves. For others. We think a university is a brilliant means to harness the power of learning. That's why we're a part of Leiden University. We help to discover new opportunities. We test new methods and technology. We conquer challenges and come up with new solutions. Or new combinations. Together.

Together with the teams that make up the Centre for Innovation. We connect the faculty, the students, our partners, the market and society at large. Only by actively merging these different perspectives, methods and experiences can we tackle global problems, no matter how tough.

If we do find a winner, we help it grow. Nurture it. If not, we learn what we can and move on. This can-do spirit has brought us where we are today. We're a group of ambitious, curious doers. Our hands always itch.

We don't know exactly where our journey will take us. That's part of the attraction. We will visit new shores, meet new people. We invite you to come along. It might not always be easy, but we promise: it won't be boring. We all might even learn a thing or two. And, hopefully, improve the world a little bit for the better.

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CFI is about learning by doing

The Centre for Innovation is a growth platform of Leiden University. We explore technology from a people’s perspective by starting initiatives relevant to society and by developing learning experiences and innovation tools. We connect the faculty, students, our partners, the market and society at large. Actively merging different visions, methods and experiences we tackle challenges and come up with new solutions.

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