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Startup Support

Develop and scale your startup at Brightlands Chemelot Campus

Brightlands Chemelot Campus offers a unique package of chemical facilities, network and business development support for startups and scale-ups.

You’ll find everything you need to successfully innovate your product, process or service and grow your business. Startup support offers one on one business development support for selected startups and scaleups and helps with getting access to relevant (technical) facilities, value chain partners, experts, institutes, universities, students and investors. 

Brightlands Startup Support

As a startup entrepreneur in the field of chemistry and materials you face many challenges like getting access to capital intensive equipment, getting access to lab space and pilot plants, getting enough time to develop the first product, dealing with competition of existing products and of course how to solve sustainability issues and the demand of circular business models.. To bring your innovation successfully to the market, you need time and access to facilities, expertise and funding in every development phase.

You cannot innovate on your own. The complexity of today’s society demands that you co-create with others. The value chain of chemistry and materials industry is complex. Finding the right support, partners and facilities is key.

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One of the startup facilities is the Startup Loft, an inspiring shared-office at our campus. We can help you find the optimal technical facilities and expertise among our partners and in the Brightlands’ broad, international network. From testing equipment, academic research support to different sizes of laboratory and pilot facilities, all of these aids are accessible via the startup support services of Brightlands Chemelot Campus.

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Our Startup stories

Inocells trio
Inocells | Startup of the Month
Februari 2021
ReSolved Technologies | Startup of the Month
March, 2021
EliBiTec | Startup of the Month
January, 2021

Are you interested in growing your business at our campus?

Since 2015, about 100 early phase startups from all over the world have been supported at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus, half of which have raised funding to make up a collective total of €17 million. 27 Startups are rased at Brightlands Chemelot Campus, many of which have settled at the campus.

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BCC Hugo Delissen
Hugo Delissen
Business Development Manager - startups
hugo.delissen [at] brightlands.com

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