Philips Electronics Nederland B.V.
Royal Philips is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovation in the areas of Healthcare and Consumer Lifestyle. The company is a leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, as well as male shaving and grooming and oral healthcare. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips posted 2015 sales of EUR 24.2 billion and employs approximately 113,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries.
Philips Research Laboratories in Eindhoven (PRE), which are part of the Philips Group Innovation, employs approximately 1000 researchers. Within PRE work is carried in two programs aligned with Philips businesses: healthcare and consumer lifestyle. Data driven research and service orientation is common for both programs. Trust security and privacy play there an important role. Therefore, PRE is involved in many research projects in this domain, both internal for Philips businesses as external. Philips Research has a long heritage of pioneering innovation in domain of security and applying this to specific application areas such as healthcare. PRE is very active in partnering with universities and currently has more than 70 PhD students working in several flagship programs with different universities.