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Ioniqa launching first PET plastic up-cycling plant
Ioniqa launching first PET plastic up-cycling plant

Ioniqa is scaling up its technology for infinite PET plastic upcycling: the technology company is building its first PET plastic up-cycling factory in the Netherlands at Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Geleen. As of summer 2019, PET plastic waste will be converted into high-grade, pure PET raw material, of which new food packaging will be made.
Sep 13, 2018

Saudi Aramco agrees to acquire remaining 50 percent stake in ARLANXEO Joint Venture from LANXESS
Saudi Aramco agrees to acquire remaining 50 percent stake in ARLANXEO Joint Venture from LANXESS

Saudi Aramco, a world leading integrated energy and chemicals company, and leading specialty chemicals company, LANXESS, today announced Saudi Aramco’s proposed acquisition of LANXESS‘s interest in ARLANXEO, a Netherlands-based specialty chemicals joint venture between Saudi Aramco and LANXESS launched in 2016.
Aug 21, 2018

Brightlands Innovation Factory en de vier Zuid-Limburgse Rabobanken verstevigen hun banden.
Brightlands Innovation Factory en de vier Zuid-Limburgse Rabobanken verstevigen hun banden.

Brigthlands Innovation Factory en de vier Zuid-Limburgse Rabobanken ondertekenden een uniek partnership en verstevigen daarmee de innovatiekracht van Zuid-Limburg.
Jul 05, 2018

3D printing Matchmaking Event
3D printing Matchmaking Event

On the 27th of June, a matchmaking event has taken place at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus with 60 people from companies and knowledge institutes from all over the (EU)region to share knowledge on the use of materials in 3D printing applications.
Jul 02, 2018

USG, Sabic, Fibrant, Sitech, OCI Nitrogen and Arlanxeo join forces for first cross company traineeship @Campus
USG, Sabic, Fibrant, Sitech, OCI Nitrogen and Arlanxeo join forces for first cross company traineeship @Campus

At Brightlands Chemelot Campus several companies have joined forces to attract and retain new talent. A Career Center has been established to work together on developing careers at Chemelot.
Jun 26, 2018

Map App as mobile guide at the Campus
Map App as mobile guide at the Campus

Not only for your guests, but also for yourself, we developed the Brightlands Chemelot Campus App. On this map you can find the location of the different organizations at campus.
Jun 26, 2018

Multi-tenant gebouwen op Brightlands Chemelot Campus bereiken hoogste punt
Multi-tenant gebouwen op Brightlands Chemelot Campus bereiken hoogste punt

Brightlands Chemelot Campus realiseert voor Sitech Services, Sekisui, Brightlands Materials Center, The Compound Company, Kembit, ZUYD Hogeschool en Isobionics nieuwe bedrijfsgebouwen op de campus in Sittard-Geleen.
Jun 25, 2018

Report on Safety Chemelot
Report on Safety Chemelot

The Dutch Safety Board published today the report “Chemistry in cooperation; Risk management at the industrial site Chemelot”. This report states that the current safety and risk management by Chemelot meet the regulations, but that the current growth ambitions of Chemelot will need to be supported by a higher ambition in safety performance.
Jun 23, 2018

The campuses in Limburg are doing well
The campuses in Limburg are doing well

The Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy and the Network of Knowledge Cities in the Netherlands commissioned Buck Consultants International to create the report “Analysis and added value of campuses in the Netherlands”. Released today, the report also covers the four Brightlands campuses.
Jun 05, 2018

Gerard van Doremaele about ARLANXEO
Gerard van Doremaele about ARLANXEO

ARLANXEO manufactures synthetic rubber. Watch the video with Head of R&D Gerard van Doremaele.
Apr 17, 2018


Upcoming events

25 Sep
Regional Symposium for 3D enthusiasts in the BeNeLux and Maas area!

In recent years, the city of Aachen with its world-renowned technical universities has established itself as the epicenter for research and development in the field of additive manufacturing.

25 Sep
Brightlands Science Lectures: Bart Knols

This Lecture will be presented by Prof. Bart Knols, who investigates molecules for health in Africa. Bart Knols (PhD, MBA) is a Medical/Public Health entomologist, science manager, University lecturer and science writer/journalist.

27 Sep
Nanotechnology Crossing Borders event: Science meets Industry

Brightlands Materials Center organizes the second Nanotechnology Crossing Borders event, in which science meets industry. In this year’s edition, we will focus on nanotechnology and nanomaterials for applications in sustainable energy and health.

01 Oct
Inloop sessie Services

More information will follow.

02 Oct
Next Step Innovation Workshop (by invitation only)

This event is for invited guests only.

04 Oct
Brightlands Vitality Lunch Break

A fun way to be active during your lunch break

05 Oct
Samenwerking tussen waardeketens in de chemie

Save the Date! Bent u een start-up, klein of middelgroot bedrijf in de chemiesector? Bent u bezig met product- en procesinnovatie? En wilt u meedenken over kansen op nieuwe markten?

06 Oct
Dag van de Chemie | Chemistry Day

Chemelot invites the public in the surrounding cities and other groups to visit site and campus. The event is organized nationally by the chemical industry (VNCI) to inform the public about chemistry in general. More information will follow.

08 Oct
Brightlands op Expo Real in München

Ontdek de unieke mix van kennis over materialen, financiering, gezondheid, voeding en slimme ict in relatie tot vastgoed in een exclusief EXPO Real-programma in München.