Frans Feldberg and Martin Smit (Sandd) on their Big Data Collaboration

For nearly four years, VU Amsterdam collaborated with postal and parcel delivery company Sandd.

09-03-2017 | 14:20

The collaboration was initiated through Martin Smit, responsible for innovation at the company. Sandd funds a PhD position doing research at the company. Central to the collaboration is "Data-driven business innovation". Through this collaboration, Sandd has access to students and remaining infrastructure and facilities of the university.

Frans and Martin were interviewed by Het Financieele Dagblad, a Dutch newspaper focusing on the financial-economic context of current affairs, about their long-term collaboration.

Frans Feldberg is professor of Data-Driven Business Innovation at VU Amsterdam. He is also co-founder and director of the Amsterdam Center of Business Analytics, a multidisciplinary research institute of VU, and Amsterdam Data Science partner.

Full article in Het Financieele Dagblad: Sandd en de VU: Big Data in Amsterdam