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Everyday we shape our future.

To be valuable, sustainable and bright for everyone on this planet.

Materials Health Food Smart Services

About Brightlands

We cross borders in Materials, Health, Food and Smart Services

Next level Conference DBH

“Blockchain is the digital key left in the mailbox”. The 180 attendees at the Dutch Blockchain Hackathon conference believe that Blockchain will make the world a better place. Correction: they know it will.

Third International Conference on Cultured Meat

Experience Brightlands this summer

New office Sitech

Sitech made a conscious choice for sustainability and synergy advantages

News & Events

More news and events


Brightlands Rolduc Polymer Conference, 10-13 September


3 Digitale Dagen 2017 in Heerlen, Hasselt en Aken, 9-11 oktober


“Venlo is putting the theme of healthy nutrition on a world stage.”


European project BONE: eliminating the need for repeat surgery

Brightlands NL

Ontdek de verhalen van Brightlands en lees meer over de achtergrond

Job openings

Are you our next community member? Apply for one of the vacancies!

Job openings at Accenture, Heerlen

Job openings at Pharmacell, Maastricht and Sittard-Geleen

Brightlands Topics

Stay up to speed with the latest news
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Interview YP's

The Young Professionals network of the Brightlands campus in Heerlen is growing. 'At the bottom line we are trying to retain talent and knowledge'.

Interview with Marnix van Gurp

Brightlands Materials Center builds reputation


Read the report about the Molecules Meet Digits Conference

Interview with Theo de Kok

About Personalized Nutrition

Video Accenture

Watch the interview with Mark Wiermans

Video Blockchain

Blockchain has been called the first new digital revolution since the internet. But what is it?

Watch the video

Brightlands: The Weight of Innovation


Read more about Brightlands

Brightlands campuses

Knowledge Crossing Borders

Brightlands Chemelot Campus

Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus

Brightlands Smart Services Campus

Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo

Meet bright people

See who is working on a healthy and sustainable future
more bright people

Yasin Temel

A couple of wires in your brain work wonders

Wouter van den Berg

We can join anything to anything

Mark Post

The concept of creating meat

Judith van de Mortel

Growing crops under ideal condition