This is your future workspace
Frank Bauman and Ida Damen both research vitality of employees and developed the ‘work walk’, among others. “Exercise also has immediate positive effects, like increased productivity and creativity”.

At the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven, also known as the smartest kilometre in the world, you will find commercial high tech companies only. At least, that’s what you’d expect. But Fontys Sports Academy has also settled there and is performing its own research. Read what your future workplace will look like and how it will contribute to your vitality.

Sensors in the ceiling, in the desks and even in the plants. Various models of home trainers fit neatly underneath a standing desk. Lighting that shifts with the colour of the light outside: whiter in the morning and more yellow in the afternoon. Welcome to the Workplace Vitality Hub at the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven, where Fontys Academy, together with other knowledge institutes, investigates how workplaces can contribute to our fitness and vitality.

Fontys Academy interviewed Ida Damen and Frank Bauman.

(Article in Dutch)