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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

Cross-over. Innovate. Grow.

We offer start-ups, innovators, scientists, students and investors the best facilities to collaborate and create breakthroughs in research and business.


Hack 4 Smart Services 'Interaction of the Future' event on 12, 13, 14 May


IncuBattle: a unique virtual reality teambuilding event for start- and scale-ups, 28 April


Brightlands Rolduc Polymer Conference: submit abstracts before 1 May

News & Events

More news and events


2017 Biomedica Life Sciences Summit, 9-10 May


Gezamenlijk traineeprogramma voor Zuid-Limburg en Vlaanderen


Kick-off Human Capital Agenda-ICT op Brightlands Smart Services Campus


Philosophical enrichment courtesy of Brightlands Science Lectures by Tom McLeish

The 2017 Marc Cornelissen | Brightlands Award has been awarded to Martine Bouma.

Read the interview with Brightlands Innovation Challenge prize winners Aart van Apeldoorn and Martin Paine (MERLN/M4I)

Brightlands campuses

Knowledge Crossing Borders

Brightlands Chemelot Campus

Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus

Brightlands Smart Services Campus

Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo

Job openings

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

Biochemistry Researcher


Business Developer

Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus


Find your job at Pharmacell in Maastricht or Sittard-Geleen

Technoforce Solutions

Pilot Plant Technologist European Pilot Plant Facility

Brightlands Topics

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Company at the Campus

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The Weight of Innovation

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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