F.P.T. Baaijens - Rector Magnificus of Eindhoven University of Technology
F.A. Van Houten - President and Chairman of the Executive Committee of Koninklijke Philips N.V.
J. Jorritsma - Mayor of the city of Eindhoven
J.M.W.E. van Loon - President director Shell Nederland B.V.
K.Ch.A.M. Luyben - Rector Magnificus of Delft University of Technology
T.T.M. Palstra - Rector Magnificus of University of Twente
F. Sijbesma - CEO of Royal DSM N.V.
P. Wennink - President and CEO of ASML
A.P.J. Mol - Rector Magnificus Wageningen University & Research