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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


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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.