Kick-off Philips Research centennial

On January 9, 2014, Philips Research kicked off the celebrations of the one hundredth anniversary at a special stakeholder event in Eindhoven. Philips Research hosted 250 key stakeholders from the businesses, governments and customers at the Evoluon in Eindhoven, to demonstrate our shared passion for creating impactful solutions that address today’s and tomorrow’s societal challenges.


Since the development of its first light bulb, the company is focusing on innovations that matter to people, such as technologies that will make healthcare more affordable and accessible, energy-efficient LED lighting solutions that will improve people's wellbeing and make the world more sustainable, as well as locally relevant consumer appliances and services.


"Research-driven innovation is the lifeblood of Philips," said Henk van Houten, General Manager Philips Research. "We are passionate to invent, partner and apply technology to help people succeed. By formulating ambitious innovation goals that relate to the key challenges people face, we inspire our scientists and partners to co-create impactful solutions that matter to people."