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'Safety doesn’t just happen by accident.'
'Safety doesn’t just happen by accident.'

Blog by Luc Lanclus, COO Brightlands Chemelot Campus
Apr 30, 2019

Basic Pharma: from generic to innovative medicines
Basic Pharma: from generic to innovative medicines

Basic Pharma set up operations over ten years ago at the Van Iterson building, a former DSM property on the outskirts of the Brightlands Chemelot Campus. Considered too large at the time for the 20 employees working there, these days, serious plans are being made for new construction.
Apr 30, 2019

A longer life with Lamoral®
A longer life with Lamoral®

Becoming a global player in sustainable coatings is the ambition of Theo Verweerden, co-founder and CEO of Lamoral®. Based at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Geleen, the company is on the verge of a breakthrough for a coating offering a 100% guarantee that it will block UV rays from the sun, prevent corrosion and repel dirt.
Mar 29, 2019

Kunstgans verenigt innovatie en traditie
Kunstgans verenigt innovatie en traditie

Bij het traditionele Gawstrekken in Grevenbicht wordt carnavalsdinsdag 5 maart voor het eerst gebruik gemaakt van een kunstgans. Die is ontworpen en ontwikkeld in samenwerking met Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Sittard-Geleen.
Mar 01, 2019

Mitsui Chemicals Group - Chemelot - Brightlands Chemelot Campus
Mitsui Chemicals Group - Chemelot - Brightlands Chemelot Campus

Mitsui Chemicals Group starts construction plant at Chemelot and establishes R & D Center at Brightlands Chemelot Campus for the European automotive sector.
Jan 18, 2019

A 'Bright' look into 2019
A 'Bright' look into 2019

Do you want to know how Bert Kip, CEO Brightlands Chemelot Campus sees the future? Read his first blog 'A ‘Bright’ look into 2019'.
Jan 18, 2019

Fortimedix Surgical to settle at Brightlands Chemelot Campus
Fortimedix Surgical to settle at Brightlands Chemelot Campus

Next summer, Fortimedix Surgical will settle at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Sittard-Geleen. The move from the current location in Nuth is planned for the third quarter of 2019, when the construction of the new building at the campus has completed.
Dec 03, 2018

Brightlands Chemelot Talent Day
Brightlands Chemelot Talent Day

Brightlands Chemelot Talent Day lures 500 students from the Netherlands and abroad. Thousands of jobs in chemistry, materials and biotechnology.
Nov 24, 2018

Limburg en grensregio triggeren internationale investeerders
Limburg en grensregio triggeren internationale investeerders

Het tweedaagse Benelux Venture Forum van de TechTour vond voor de tweede keer plaats bij de Brightlands Campussen in Geleen en Heerlen en op locatie bij het LIOF. Drie Limburgse bedrijven (Hy2Care, Grassa en Vertoro) zijn na de pitchrondes door naar de European Venture Contest in Düsseldorf.
Nov 15, 2018

Brightlands Chemelot Campus welcomes former professional cyclist Bram Tankink as sustainability ambassador
Brightlands Chemelot Campus welcomes former professional cyclist Bram Tankink as sustainability ambassador

Bram Tankink will retire from pro cycling in December 2018. After 17 years racing and 10 years at LottoNL–Jumbo, he is ready for a next step is his career. Bram will start working as a sustainability ambassador for the Brightlands Chemelot Campus.
Oct 10, 2018


Upcoming events

31 Aug
ODS Classic, Amstel Gold Race Experience

A beautiful, private cycling tour through Limburg. With an expected number of 1,250 participants over 3 distances (75, 95 and 130 km) a real happening!

07 Sep
UM Alumnidag

Ben jij afgestudeerd aan de Universiteit Maastricht? Kom dan naar de Alumnidag op 7 september in Maastricht! Het wordt een dag vol inspiratie, nostalgie en fun! Alle alumni zijn van harte welkom!

09 Sep
Brightlands Rolduc Polymer Conference

The second edition of this Polymer Conference will highlight both academic and industrial developments in polymer science and technology for human health.

12 Sep
Pinkpop Challenge in Venlo

Uitreiking van alle BRIGHT IDEAS aan 'Mr. Pinkpop' Jan Smeets op Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo. De ideeën van de Brightlands Pinkpop Challenge worden de komende tijd gecombineerd en verder verrijkt in de ‘innovatiemolen’ van Brightlands.

20 Sep
It's time to Get Out of the Building again!

Start-ups and Scale ups from Brightlands, student innovators, ambitious SME’s will show their pioneering ideas in the fields of sustainability, health and materials. During the innovation market, community members and businesses will showcase their breakthroughs.

26 Sep
Nanotechnology Crossing Borders

Join us during the third edition of the Nanotechnology Crossing Borders event at the University of Hasselt. Do you want to boost your knowledge and get updated on the latest developments in nanotechnology? The topics of this year’s event focuses on both the health and energy domain.

30 Sep
Innovation pitch Wonen Limburg

We are looking for partners who have good ideas concerning sustainability and carbon neutrality in housing construction! Do you have an idea that should really become visible? Register your idea before July 30 and participate in the “Innovation Pitch Limburg”!

27 Oct
ODS Autumn walk

The ODS Autumn walk 2019 will be held on Sunday october 27th. Start and finish location is in Gronsveld. We create the best routes together with the hiking professionals of “Wandelvereniging Vilt”. It promises to be a walk with beautiful views and various sights in the hills of Limburg.