We are

we bring people together to create ideas that shape a more valuable world

StuVal is the leading student mentor-driven innovation agency of the south of the Netherlands. We focus on creating a more valuable society by bringing together people to technology innovate and to have young talent enter the labor market in the right place.


We believe that students can do more than being a store clerk or tapping beer. Too much knowledge is being lost in our society because students cannot show their value in their side jobs. In the business world, it is difficult to employ students outside 9-5 hours and within education, students often work on fictional assignments.

This can be done differently!

Our philosophy is that you can change the world and learn at the same time. We do this by tackling the problems that organizations face to stay relevant in our fast-moving world with students and having them learn from the best mentors in the field! 

All solutions start with ideas. That’s why we have set out to create the one-stop-shop from idea to value.


Our mission is to create a more valuable society by bringing together applied science students, mentors & the manufacturing industry to grow in business and in person through ideating and realising the technical ideas that shape a sustainable future.


We envision a sustainable future where applied science students can maximise their potential through alignment of personal & business growth.


We believe personal growth & business can align to create a more valuable society.


We align personal & business growth by efficiently bringing together people on the basis of a shared passion.


We help technical ideas from idea to market while building a relation between young talent & the manufacturing industry.


Our story

StuVal started with a search for a study-related side job by Rik in 2017. The expectations were that a side job could be found within two weeks due to the tight labor market in technology. But Rik was wrong. It turned out that many companies could not offer mentorship outside of regular 9-5 working hours and because that we unable to hire young talent. That could be differently.


Soon we ensembled a team of multidisciplainry entrepreneurial students to solve this issue. We discovered that companies pushed innovation to back of their todo list eventhough this is where most oppertunity lies. 

Meet our founders


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Rik van den Reijen

Drives strategic vision, and is active ideation, engineering and business development. Background in mechatronics


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Florian Beerta

Chief getting things done
Makes sure everything runs like a well oiled machine.



Kas van Roekel

Master of technological innovation


Viktor Jaskulak

Makes sure we and our clients are and stay finacialy healthy.

Vierdejaars student mechatronica gepassioneerd over het verbeteren van het studentenleven, duurzaamheid en productontwikkeling.

Tweedejaars student technische bedrijfskunde.

Mijn passie is het verbeteren van processen en de omgang met klanten.

Vierdejaars duaal student Accountancy met een passie voor sport, duurzaamheid en financiële vraagstukken.

Vierdejaars student mechatronica gepassioneerd over duurzaam 3D printen en CAD tekenen met een aantal jaar ervaring in machine en apparaten bouw.

our advisory board


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Cees Hogendoorn

Delivers educational insights
Drives strategic vision, and is active ideation, engineering and business development. Background in mechatronics


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Arthur Nijhuis

Makes sure everything runs like a well oiled machine.


Johan van Baardwijk



Ricardo Abdoel


Elements of innovation


Technology shapes the future there no doubt about it. Technology is an important element because it makes scalability possible. Besides being great for business, users we also believe it's the most important element to combat climate change.


Mechanical engineering
Electrical engineering
(Technical) Informatics
Technical Business administration
Industrial engineering and management


We have met many tech people throughout the years that told us: "Our product will sell itself" but that rarely turns out be true. Good business models, sales & marketing are important for any innovation to be succesvol. This element should therefore always be included in the team.


Business innovation
Business administration
Entrepreneurship and retail
management marketing
Commercial economy


Your business model or technology can be awesome but if interaction or the design isn't done well your already one point behind.


Communication and multimedia design
Game design
Leisure management


You can have tech, business & creative people but a leader without a clear vision of future your innovation isn't going anywhere. That's why we invest in our people. We want everyone to become a visionary not just because the shape a sustainable future but also because we believe this visionary/entrepreneurial makes people grow faster than anyone else.


Anyone who is willing to work hard and play hard.

Our values


Passion is the fuel of StuVal. We believe that passionate people take the extra steps needed for succes. That is why we always look for people with passion.


We believe climate change is the number one problem in the world. Through making technological knowledge accessible we strive to make the sustainable solutions also the most economically viable option.


We believe that innovation comes from experimenting and combining new technology.


We believe every student & idea should be able to show their potential. To reach this goal scalable solutions through automation are needed.


We believe entrepreneurial people personally grow faster than any other and make the future take shape. We expect people to take risks & experiment.


Share perspectives. Build upon each others work and co-create.

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Meet our TEAM



Gijs Broenink

Gijs Broenink

Sales wolf

Robin Grandia employee

Robin Grandia

Mechatronic engineer

The atmosphere

Our locations

StuVal Netherlands

Lovendijkstraat 61, 4818AJ Breda,
The Netherlands


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