Beijing Research Centre

Beijing Research Centre

The Beijing Research Centre (BRC) is a research branch of TU Delft in China, dedicated to promoting research and education in Solid State Lighting (SSL) technologies and applications, as well as in Micro/Nanoelectronics.

Institute of Semiconductors

Its home base, the Institute of Semiconductors (IoS)/Chinese Academy of Science, has both extensive expertise on these fields and the best research infrastructure in China. BRC is a combination of world-leading knowledge, infrastructure, industrial networks and eco-systems of both the Netherlands and China.


The signing ceremony of the cooperation agreement between TU Delft and IoS/Academy of Science was held on 11 May 2011 in Beijing. Professor H.D. Chen and Professor Li Shushen, both Deputy Directors of IoS and Professor Rob Fastenau, Dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science of TU Delft and Professor Kees Beenakker, director of the TU Delft-Beijing Research Centre signed the agreement. The Deputy Prime Minister of the Netherlands, Dr. Maxime Verhagen and the Vice President of the Chinese Academy of Science, Professor Yin Hejun were also present at the contract signature.

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