Vision and Mission

The Centre of Expertise HTSM is a collaboration between Fontys and the industry in the region.


The CoE HTSM aims to be Brainport Region’s knowledge centre for applied research and training in the field of high-tech production technology and materials.


The Centre of Expertise HTSM will contribute substantially to both improve the quality of, and increase the quantity of outflow of university schooled technicians. Furthermore, the CoE HTSM stands for open innovation, knowledge valorization and entrepreneurship.


Contribute to the realization of the Human Capital Agenda Southeast Netherlands through inter alia:

  • Offering excellent technical education in collaboration with the regionally present high-tech (manufacturing) industry.
  • Increasing the inflow and outflow of qualified college students.
  • Attracting and retaining knowledge workers through part-time education and customized education.
  • Applied research at the intersection of high-tech industry and knowledge institutions and focusing on key innovation issues for SMEs.

Dissemination of knowledge from research and education to SMEs (suppliers and OEMs).