TEDxDelft 2012 | TEDxDelft Speaker Erik Schlangen selected for TED.com

written by Kim Colman, 12 February 2013, filed as article

We’re very proud that the talk by Erik Schlangen, held at TEDxDelft 2012, has been selected by the TED.com editors to be featured on www.ted.com. Only 1% of all worldwide TEDx talks organised is selected. Schlangen amazed his audience at TEDxDelft by repairing a broken piece of asphalt through heating it in a microwave oven – on stage. This ‘self-healing asphalt’ is a ground-breaking innovation in the roadbuilding sector, as it can save up to millions of dollars in terms of repair costs and reduction of traffic jams caused by road maintenance.

Watch the talk here:

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