The Coca-Cola Company is one of the world’s largest multinational beverage corporations. For Coca-Cola FEMSA Philippines, one of the company’s bottlers, IRPdelft will perform a durability study with the goal of maximising the lifetime of the famous contour shaped returnable glass Coca-Cola bottle.
Deerns’ International Airport Practice delivers world class engineering design for the globe’s most renowned airports. The developments in the Indonesian economy have led Deerns to ask IRPdelft to investigate the local airport market and strategically advise key decision makers on a future course of action in Indonesia.
In 2015, Philips opened a local office in Yangon, providing Personal Health and Health systems in Myanmar. IRPdelft investigates what it takes Philips to develop a primary care business in Myanmar in a profitable and sustainable way in the next 5 years. The project focuses on the Community Life Center concept as developed by Philips.
Royal Vopak is the world’s leading independent tank storage company. Liquified Natural Gas is one of the product stored in Vopak tanks around the world. As part of the Indonesian government’s plan to increase the energy supply to its many islands, a team of IRPdelft will perform a market study and an economic analysis on the LNG demand to provide Vopak with a strategic advice on how to optimise their LNG infrastructure in Indonesia.
Royal Wagenborg is a Dutch based international company, specialised in international transport by road and by water. Over more than a century, Royal Wagenborg has become an all-round logistics partner that offers logistics solutions for the most complex situations. Royal Wagenborg wants to explore the potential of the Indonesian market. The IRPdelt team performs a market research for Royal Wagenborg in south-east Asia. The research focusses on the offshore and shipping market.
For one of the modalities of Philips Healthcare, IRPdelft performed an in-depth supply chain optimization. For this purpose the IRPdelft team followed the supply chain from The Netherlands to Sao Paulo to the assembly factory in Lagoa Santa and to the end-customer.
A team of IRPdelft performed a multidisciplinary market research study for Damen Shipyards Ferry Services in the Caribbean to investigate the current market demand and deliver a strategic marketing advice to enlarge future business opportunities in the region.
BAM International is a subsidiary of Royal BAM Group, one of Europe’s largest contracting companies. BAM International wants to expand its business of contracting and engineering in Latin America. The IRPdelft team performed a market research for BAM International in Peru. The focus of the research was on the opportunities in the marine infrastructure market, which is one of the main areas of expertise of BAM International.
Unilever is one of the world’s largest consumer goods companies. Among its competitors it has the strongest presence in emerging economies where the Brazilian organization is one of the company’s largest assets. In the Brazil Home Care business, the IRPdelft team performed a supply chain optimization study to identify key areas of potential sustainable cost reductions.
Heineken is the largest brewer in Europe and one of the largest brewers in the world by volume. The IRPdelft team conducted an in-depth research for Heineken Brazil focusing on supply chain optimization.
Stork offers specialist services across all areas of management and maintenance in the oil & gas industry. Due to the energy reforms that took place in Mexico opportunities for Dutch oil & gas contractors are arising, onshore as well as offshore. After an initial two weeks desk research the IRPdelft team conducted a market research for Stork in Mexico in order to get acquainted with the current market structure and investigate the potential future business opportunities.
For the offshore division of Royal Wagenborg, a team of four of our students performed an investigation for a possible entry with their vessels and project expertise in the Mexican market. One of these vessels is the new developed “walk to work” concept which is used as maintenance support and supply vessel.
Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) is a world leading contractor in the international offshore oil and gas industry. There are some promising expectations about the growth of this industry in Suriname and the Guyana’s, because of a large basin in front of the coast of these three countries. Therefore IRPdelft conducted a market research study for HMC in this area, in order to investigate the potential future business opportunities.
Ballast Nedam is a Dutch construction and engineering company, active in the areas of housing, mobility, energy and nature. Within these areas of work, Ballast Nedam focusses on major integrated complex projects and related activities in niche markets. IRPdelft performed a market research for Ballast Nedam International in Guyana. In this research the focus was on the opportunities in the infrastructure market of Guyana that can be related to the core activities and strengths of Ballast Nedam.
Within its broad portfolio Damen Shipyards is, among other vessel types, specialized in the manufacturing of several types of dredgers. Damen dredgers could be of great value for Mexican industry. An IRPdelft team performed a market research to gain better insight in the Mexican dredging market.
SP Brewery has grown to be the leading brewery of Papua New Guinea and is part of the Heineken Company. In a global push by Heineken to become more sustainable the SP Brewery has set its goal on using more locally grown ingredients for its beer. The IRP team helped SP Brewery with achieving this goal by performing a feasibility study for a local starch production project.
Fugro collects, processes and interprets data related to the earth’s surface and the soils and rocks beneath and provides advice based on the results to clients in many sectors. IRPdelft performed market research in the South East Asia region for this company. The first two weeks the team was based at the Dutch headquarter, after which they will conduct their in-depth research in Singapore for the following five weeks.
Petrofac, a leading provider of oilfield services, owns several floating production, storage and offload (FPSO) vessels. These ships, which are designed to process and store oil at offshore oil fields, are currently forced to flare (burn) the associated gas, which comes as a part of the crude oil extracted from the field. IRPdelft investigated whether it is possible to turn this liability in economic value by conducting a technical and financial feasibility study on the application of a technology on the FPSO that converts the gas into synthetic oil.
Philips, an international engineering and electronics corporation, is aiming to make innovation accessible for over 3 billion people around the world. To contribute to this goal, IRPdelft analyzed the full production process of the Philips dry iron, produced on the Indonesian island Batam. IRPdelft indicated inefficiencies in the supply chain and present cost reduction solutions, in order to optimize the supply chain to ASEAN countries.
Allseas, a global leader in offshore pipeline installation and subsea construction, has Huisman placing a crane on their ship the Solitaire in Xiamen, China. While the Solitair is stationed there, other construction and maintenance work has to be performed as well. IRPdelft was assigned with finding and assessing possible Chinese and South Korean contractors for this job.
“The hosting of International Research Projects Delft creates a venue forcultural exchange wherein Dutch students are exposed to the corporate culture and capabilities of the Philippines while enterprises benefit from their insights on new ways to do business.”
“IRPdelft stands for a group of highly qualified post-graduate students from Delft University of Technology. They assist Dutch and Indonesian companies with technical analysis, feasibility studies, operations research etc. For companies as well as students this creates a win-win situation; companies receive sound advice, students gain valuable experience.”
“An inspired IRP team was of great assistance to us in preparing an entry into a new market. We are now building on the foundations they were able to lay down for us!”
“IRPdelft is a good and easy way of acquiring fresh thoughts and insights”
“International Research Projects Delft can help you develop your business, with studies ranging from supply chain optimization, market research to technical feasibility studies. IRPdelft has demonstrated an ability to identify market opportunities and to give a clear picture of the obstacles and procedures. I highly recommend the work of the talented students of IRPdelft.”