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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

16 Nov
The Future of Sustainable Energy in the Euregion Maas-Rhine

Invitation for the “DIK” seminar & network event at the Congres Center ‘t Kaar in Beek. The goal of the event is connecting international engineers of the energy transition.

19 Nov
Brightlands Masterclass by Arnold Stokking, Brightsite 'Climate-neutral chemistry, the next business wave'

Climate measurements are often perceived as societal challenges, a need to save the planet. All of this and more in the Masterclass by Arnold Stokking on the Brightlands Chemelot Campus.

21 Nov
Brightlands Science Lecture, by Prof. Patel: How to save energy in high value chemicals production?

You are invited for the Brightlands Science Lecture on Thursday, November 21, 2019. This Brightlands Science Lecture will be presented by Prof. Martin Patel: ‘How to save energy in high value chemicals production?’. Energy efficiency improvement and carbon abatement in high value-added sectors – Experience made in Switzerland

27 Nov
Brightlands Onboarding Event

New employees of the companies and institutes at Brightlands Chemelot Campus are invited for an information session during lunchtime

28 Nov
Social Hour Brightlands Young Professionals

Do you see yourself as a professional? And are you still young at heart? Welcome to the first Social Hour of the Young Professionals Community, where you can meet peers in an informal setting

10 Dec
Coolbrook RDR eReactor seminar

This will be a seminar of knowledge-sharing, innovation, networking and inspiration, bringing together professors from turbine and chemical universities, engineers from Coolbrook and Brightlands, some of the world’s biggest Ethylene producers, members of the Dutch government, investors, the media – and you.

10 Dec
Brightlands Science Lecture by Dr. Skiborowski

“Systematic Design of Intensified Fluid Separation Processes”

12 Dec
Brightlands Masterclass by Huygen: 'How to create healthy buildings'

“Imagine that there would be a way to save on buildings energy and also increase your employees' productivity while improving their health and overall well-being?