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Brightlands company Qwiek celebrates its fifth anniversary
Brightlands company Qwiek celebrates its fifth anniversary

It’s Qwiek’s birthday! On April 21, this Heerlen-based company will be celebrating its fifth year of being in business. This auspicious anniversary will be ushered in today in style with a major event at the Forum at the Brightlands Smart Services Campus in Heerlen.
Apr 20, 2018

Maastricht University is a linchpin in national microscopy research
Maastricht University is a linchpin in national microscopy research

The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) is allocating more than 17 million euros in subsidies for the further development of a Dutch network for electron microscopy (NEMI). Almost 5 million of this will go to UM
Apr 17, 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

Chemical industry takes concrete steps towards energy & feedstock transition
Chemical industry takes concrete steps towards energy & feedstock transition

Today's Trilateral Innovation Workshop, attended by representatives from industry, knowledge institutes, and governments, kicked off the energy and feedstock transition for the chemical industry.
Apr 13, 2018

Former mayor of Eindhoven Rob van Gijzel joins Dutch Blockchain Coalition
Former mayor of Eindhoven Rob van Gijzel joins Dutch Blockchain Coalition

Former mayor of Eindhoven Rob van Gijzel joins Dutch Blockchain Coalition
Apr 12, 2018

Collaboration Brightlands Smart Services Campus and Dutchchain Blockchaingers Hackathon
Collaboration Brightlands Smart Services Campus and Dutchchain Blockchaingers Hackathon

Collaboration between the Brightlands Smart Services Campus and Dutchchain Blockchaingers Hackathon
Apr 12, 2018

Brightlands community gets involved in measuring pollution
Brightlands community gets involved in measuring pollution

Brightlands Smart Services Campus resident DDQ seeks to get the Campus community involved in project MONOCLE in order to detect air and water pollution from the ground, using smartphones, drones and other sensors.
Apr 12, 2018

Brightlands start-up innovates with environmentally conscious app for the shipping industry
Brightlands start-up innovates with environmentally conscious app for the shipping industry

How can ships use less fuel and produce less CO₂? According to the Dutch company Trapps Wise and the Flemish company Novation, they can do this by optimizing their navigation speed between locks.
Apr 12, 2018

Major subsidy for research on using stem cells for tissue repair
Major subsidy for research on using stem cells for tissue repair

Stem cells offer the unique possibility to repair or replace damaged tissue and organs in the human body. This offers hope to patients with chronic illnesses and degenerative conditions. The success of stem cell therapies is however plagued by a lack of knowledge on how stem cells guide regenerative processes, and a lack of reliable research methods for determining this capability.
Apr 12, 2018

Ben Bovendeerd about Technoforce
Ben Bovendeerd about Technoforce

Technoforce manufactures physical separation and purification systems for the chemical industry. Watch the video with Director Technology & Business Ben Bovendeerd.
Apr 06, 2018


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Upcoming events

18 Apr
Experience day European Public Health

If you want to find out more about the FHML bachelor’s programme European Public Health after having visited an Open Day, you can attend an Experience Day. This event will give you a general impression of the academic environment and the subject matters you will be confronted with in the curriculum.

18 Apr
Experience day Biomedical Sciences

If you want to find out more about the FHML bachelor’s programme Biomedical Sciences after having visited an Open Day, you can attend an Experience Day. This event will give you a general impression of the academic environment and the subject matters you will be confronted with in the curriculum.

20 Apr
Dutch Hacking Health

Heb jij een innovatief idee of brandende wens op het gebied van gezondheidszorg? Het Dutch Hacking Health-weekend biedt jou het podium om dat idee werkelijkheid te laten worden.

22 Apr
Open dag Greenport Venlo

Ontdek Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo tijdens de Open Dag van Greenport Venlo op zondag 22 april!

24 Apr
Workshop IP Protection Strategies and General Data Protection Regulation Implications to China

An overview of IP protection in China and expert tips for developing a comprehensive IP protection strategy in the Life Sciences and health sector

24 Apr
KNVI Limburg meeting

On Tuesday April 24 from 18:00-20:00, KNVI Limburg organizes its third meeting of 2018, this time with the theme: “Spreek alleen over een project, als je er voor naar Hornbach gaat”. This meeting is about transitions, implementation and changes.

25 Apr
Smart-up Track #3

For the partners of Techruption, the Smart Climate Opportunities foundation organizes the Smart-up Track: a challenging 4-day program that prepares you for the worldwide fundamental transition towards a smart and sustainable economy.

01 May
Community event: Pitch workshop at the Brightlands Smart Services Campus

Community event: Pitch workshop at the Brightlands Smart Services Campus on May 1

04 May
Move More, Feel Better II - Active Campus Europe

“Move more, feel better” is a movement programme as a part of the Active Campus Europe (ACE) project. Maastricht University and 15 other European higher education institutions from 7 different countries in Europe (Finland, Ireland, England, Germany, Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands) are taking part.

15 May
Chemelot Young Professionals Session with Reinoud Clemens

“How to change the world and make an impact on society”


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