TKI-Dinalog: driven by open innovation

The Netherlands has been playing a significant role in world trade for many centuries and has gained extensive experience when it comes to transport and logistics. The country boosts an excellent infrastructure with ports and corresponding multimodal transport links, and world-class logistics service providers. Moreover, the logistics functions within shippers and the supporting services industry make up the network of expertise of Dutch logistics. Therewith, the Netherlands contributes to the worldwide competitive position of Dutch sectors and global trade. As the world changes, technologies develop and economics shift, the Netherlands continues to innovate logistics to remain at the forefront in global trade and logistics.

TKI Dinalog is the Knowledge and Innovation Partnership in which business, knowledge institutes and government work together in the innovation program of the Dutch Topsector Logistics. TKI Dinalog supports public private partnerships in research and development by matchmaking of partners, support in the development of collaboration consortia, strategic planning of innovation topics, and the preparation of research programs. The program management monitors innovation projects in terms of knowledge development and governance, as to account for the government investments in R&D in a transparent and open way.

Furthermore, TKI Dinalog is actively involved in knowledge transfer and valorization. These activities consist of a contact point for SMEs, general communication and networking, support in valorization of R&D project results and participation in events. In those themes relevant for a strong and competitive logistics sector; sustainable logistics, data-driven logistics and supply chain coordination. In the Netherlands and beyond.

If you are interested in more information about this construction, please do not hesitate to contact us. We are happy to explain how it works.

Who works at TKI Dinalog?

Executive board: 

  • Robert van der Waal, chairman
  • Martijn Stamm, TNO
  • Ronald Paul
  • Jannine van Lieshout, treasurer
  • Ale Smidts, NWO

The board also a listener: a representative from the Ministry of Economic Affairs/RVO in the person of Mr. Jeroen Heijs.

The programcommission: 

  • Prof. dr. ir. Sander de Leeuw (Wageningen Universiteit & Researchcentre) (Voorzitter)
  • Prof. dr. Maria Iacob (Universiteit Twente)
  • Prof. dr. Pascale Le Blanc (Technische Universiteit Eindhoven)
  • Prof. dr. Albert Veenstra (Dinalog/TU/e)
  • Prof. dr. Wout Dullaert (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)
  • Dr. ir. Albert Douma (Friesland Campina)
  • Dr. Peter Tielemans (Involvation)
  • Jeroen Borst (Kuehne & Nagel)
  • Luc Scheidel (Schiphol)
  • Sieds Halbesma (IenW)
  • Liesbeth Brügemann (TKI Dinalog, secretaris)


Niels Agatz | Scientific director
Bas van Bree | Opertationel director


Paul Huijbregts  |  Programmanager/secretariaat TKI
Liesbeth Brügemann | Program developer
Robert Ossevoort| Program developer
Niels Sneek| Program developer
Felicita Viglietti  |  Controller
Simone van der Velden  |  Management Assistant en Marketing