Research projects

Noldus, your technology partner

Noldus plays an active role in several leading research projects around the world. Our preferred role is that of a technology partner: we develop tools and methods, and the researchers use and validate them. This way we contribute to scientific progress. At the same time, the projects give us an opportunity to develop relevant new technologies - not only for today's mainstream use but also for tomorrow's needs. If you are setting up a research project and think that Noldus could be a partner in the consortium, please contact us.

Current projects
  • Aims-2-Trials
    In this project, the partners will make substantial leaps in understanding the underlying mechanisms of autism and developing treatments for it. Noldus will develop a smart baby suit which measures the activities of babies a
    This project develops high-tech methods and techniques for reducing stress and increasing welfare in young animals by means of precision food products and innovative measurement technologies.
    This project is about improving the quality of data acquisition in systems for measuring animal behavior in drug development. It is funded by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI).
  • Chickenstress
    This Marie-Curie project will train a new generation of scientists in researching increasing the welfare of farmed chickens.
  • GenTORE
    GenTORE will develop innovative genome-enabled selection and management tools to optimise cattle resilience and efficiency in widely varying and changing environments.
  • Meduwa
    This project addresses cross-border pollution issues in the catchment of the Vecht river. One important aspect is contamination of water courses of antibiotics used in agriculture.
  • VetBioNet
    An EU Horizon 2020 project developing new ways of monitoring animal health and welfare in secure facilities for studying animal diseases.
  • BCI Field Lab
    In this field lab project, the partners will develop innovative new technologies related to brain-computer-interaction (BCI).
  • Breaking habits for the better
    In this project, the partners experimentally research the fundamental scientific understanding of consumers’ food habits and choice behavior and develop new tools and methods to enable that.
  • Citius Altius Sanius (CAS)
    Citius Altius Sanius means faster, higher, healthier and this project will focus research into new technologies which can help prevent sports injuries.
  • Food & Cognition
    In this regional project, the partners will establish a cluster network for exchange of knowledge and information related to the topic of food and cognition.
  • Food Friend
    The partners in this project will develop innovative tools and methods for measuring food intake of people in a variety of different situations.
  • VIBE
    In this project about medical simulation and training, Noldus will develop tools for measuring human behavior in virtual environment.
    Comorbid Analysis of Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Epilepsy (CANDY) is a Horizon 2020 project researching mental illnesses that often co-occur including autism spectrum disorder, ASHS and intellectual disability.
  • AIDA
    Noldus will create an innovative UX measurement system to assess the effectiveness of the knowledge management system developed in the project.
  • EyeReader
    In this project we develop innovative technology to measure data about the user from images of their eyes.
  • TrackGene
    Video tracking with EthoVision can be an effective way to screen for pest resistance
    This project combines animal behavior research with computer science to improve the welfare of pigs and laying hens.
  • MInD-Map
    MInD-Map is a Eurostars project developing new technologies for measuring cognitive processes
  • INGE-3
    In this project, the partners will develop innovative solutions for measuring people's mental states using wearables
    During the pandemic, many people have started using video calling for meetings. But how well does the non-verbal communication work?
    COMFOCUS opens up key research infrastructures in the field of food consumer science to all European researchers.
  • Routemap for data-driven UX design
    How can we better use objective data-driven methods to improve design?
  • Code Re-farm
    How to make non-intensive, low input farming economically viable.
  • Stepping Forward
    Quantifying the impact of different brain regions on mouse locomotor behaviour
Recently completed projects
  • Graze Guide
    This project researches the possibilities of a virtual geofence using GNSS (GPS) technology to optimize grazing management in cows.
  • Cowputer Vision
    In this project we investigate the possible applications of computer vision technologies for monitoring the behavior of dairy cows.
  • Daisy-2
    In this project, a radically new type of radar technology is being developed. Noldus will test its applicability as a tracking technology for behavioral data in a number of situations.
    The largest autism research project in the world, using Noldus’ EthoVision to measure interaction between mice models of autism.
  • GrazingSpace
    This project funded by the European Space Agency was a feasibility study about the idea of using GPS data to detect the behaviors of cattle.
  • Acrossing
    ACROSSING is a multi-disciplinary research project developing new technologies for use in smart homes.
  • Coach Assist
    Using beyond state-of-the-art techniques for sensing and tracking of athletes,we will bring a ground-breaking solution onto the market to give actionable insights into the performance and quality team.
    This Horizon 2002 project develops technology to detect the intention of a user of a prosthetic limb, so that the limb can carry out the user's wishes more effectively.
  • eWatch
    This project will develop the next generation of wrist-worn wearable devices which will be able to measure physiology much more accurately and with more parameters than currently possible.
  • IAT, an INTERREG project
    This project will work on various aspects of cross-border automated transport including truck platooning, automated cars (WEpods) and parcel delivery.
  • Foodcost
    This ERASMUS Plus project aimed to modernize and improve university education in the field of food production, food quality and consumer studies.
  • iCARE
    Improving Children's Auditory REhabilitation (iCARE) was an ITN training project focussing on improving the communication of children with a hearing impairment in which Noldus developed a tool to automate measuring communicat
  • DriveLab for Health
    Development of a system for measuring key aspects of a drivers' performance in rehabilitation studies.
  • MIND
    In the Medical Innovation Netherlands - Germany project, we developed technology for smart devices to aid Parkinsons' patients.
  • Virtual Emotion Reader
    This project developed a new system for measuring consumer choice behaviour, including emotions whilst the subjects are eating.
  • SportConnected2Society
    The performance of sportspeople is increasingly measured with a variety of digital devices. In this project, the companies producing those devices cooperated together to enable integration of the various data streams.