Convergence

The Resilient Delta Institute is one of the convergence initiatives of Delft University of Technology, Erasmus University Rotterdam and the Erasmus Medical Center, next to Health & Technology, and AI, Data & Digitization.

Delft University of Technology, Erasmus University Rotterdam and the Erasmus Medical Center possess all of the capabilities needed to set up an internationally leading institute that addresses resilience challenges in urban deltas. All three institutes hold leading academic positions in a broad range of disciplines, have strong international networks of partner deltas, and build on a history of (resilience) projects in and around Rotterdam. Moreover, the municipality of has put resilience high on its agenda, offering a unique, compact environment in which the institute can test and design its solutions.