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Scannexus and MRI.TOOLS announce collaboration
Scannexus and MRI.TOOLS announce collaboration

Scannexus and MRI.TOOLS GmbH are delighted to announce collaboration for the advancement of body magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The joint project ‘MENTORA_4_EU’ has been awarded with funding from the EUROSTARS program, an EU Horizon 2020 initiative that supports research-performing small and medium enterprises.
Sep 10, 2018

Maastricht and region emerging as new bio-hub
Maastricht and region emerging as new bio-hub

Maastricht is proving to be a true bio-hub thanks to three major international conferences targeting the sector that will be held at MECC Maastricht. These three events are the annual European Conference on Biomaterials, followed by the European Congress on Biotechnology and finally, the Congress of the European Society of Biomechanics (ESB).
Sep 07, 2018

Dutch Biotech Startup Approved for Innovation Loan
Dutch Biotech Startup Approved for Innovation Loan

Dutch Startup Nestegg Biotech B.V. has been approved for a subordinated loan from Rabobank through their “AIL” program. The loans total €150.000 and will be used to bring new “Lab Automation” products to markets serving Dutch and Flemish research institutes and universities this fiscal year.
Sep 03, 2018

Automation Entrepreneurs Receive Regional Subsidy
Automation Entrepreneurs Receive Regional Subsidy

Dutch Startup Nestegg Biotech B.V. has been awarded the "Limburg Makers Innovation Project" subsidy to fund development of Obruza laboratory automation system.
Jul 24, 2018

Unique biomaterial against stent thrombosis in heart patients
Unique biomaterial against stent thrombosis in heart patients

VitaK Innovation in Life Sciences, a spin-off of Maastricht University and Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus, has developed an innovative cocktail that can prevent thrombosis and calcification of coronary stents.
Jul 19, 2018

MosaMeat raises €7.5M to commercialise cultured meat
MosaMeat raises €7.5M to commercialise cultured meat

Mosa Meat hopes to receive approval in the next few years to sell the hamburger to the public. The 7.5 million Euros will be put towards increasing the scale of production and accelerating the process, among other things. Mosa Meat hopes to have a production location in the Netherlands within three years, and the first hamburgers are expected to cost around €8.50 each.
Jul 17, 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

Millions in subsidy for research on Parkinson’s disease
Millions in subsidy for research on Parkinson’s disease

The foundation Stichting de Weijerhorst is offering over two million Euros in support of Maastricht UMC+’s research to improve the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s disease.
Jul 05, 2018

Detailed scan of the inner ear
Detailed scan of the inner ear

Extremely delicate, the anatomical details of the human inner ear are not easy to study. Led by ENT specialist Raymond van de Berg of the Maastricht UMC+, a team of international researchers have made a micro CT scan of the structures in the inner ear.
Jul 04, 2018

Subsidy for fundamental research on incurable brain tumor
Subsidy for fundamental research on incurable brain tumor

How does the most malignant form of brain cancer develop? This is precisely what a Maastricht research group led by Prof. Dr. Marc Vooijs is going to study in mini-tumors that they will “cultivate” in the laboratory. The scientists will be receiving a 150,000 Euro subsidy from KWF Kankerbestrijding (Dutch Cancer Society) for this fundamental research on the diversity of the types of brain tumors that are (still) untreatable.
Jul 04, 2018


Upcoming events

23 Sep
Computing in Cardiology 2018

The organizing committee, representing the Departments of Cardiology, Biomedical Engineering, Physiology, and Knowledge Engineering is currently preparing an active scientific and social program in and around Maastricht.

27 Sep
World of Health Care 2018

On September 27th is the congresstival for the key players in the Life Sciences & Health sector with a global view.

27 Sep
Health Masterclass LinkedIn succesvol profileren

Netwerken via ‘Sociale Netwerken’ is de manier voor professionals en organisaties om zich online te profileren. Tijd om actief gebruik te maken van LinkedIn en de mogelijkheden ervan volledig te benutten en werk te maken van je employability!

04 Oct
EUMASS Congres 2018

Building bridges between Science and Practice.

08 Oct
Brightlands op Expo Real in München

Ontdek de unieke mix van kennis over materialen, financiering, gezondheid, voeding en slimme ict in relatie tot vastgoed in een exclusief EXPO Real-programma in München.

11 Oct
LIME MEET(ing)

Ontdek de nieuwste ontwikkelingen op het gebied van meten in de zorg. Kom in contact met andere zorgprofessionals en ondernemers. Of leg uw eigen meetvraagstuk voor. Tijdens LIME MEET(ing) is er alle ruimte voor inspiratie, kennisoverdracht en -deling en het leggen van waardevolle contacten in een informele sfeer.

26 Oct
Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus 5 jaar!

Dit jaar bestaat Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus 5 jaar! Deze mijlpaal willen we samen met u vieren. De uitnodiging voor ons event volgt binnenkort. Reserveer alvast vrijdag 26 oktober 2018 van 12.00 tot 18.00 uur in uw agenda.

13 Nov
Benelux Venture Forum

Promising entrepreneurs, active regional and international investors and companies will meet and connect to look for growth opportunities and leading edge innovations.

22 Nov
GROW Science Day

The annual Science Day of GROW School for Oncology & Developmental Biology will take place on Thursday November 22nd, 2018. Our keynote speaker is Dr. Erik Schultes, FAIR Data Scientific Projects Lead at the Dutch Tech Centre for Life Sciences and at the Human Genetics Department LUMC.

27 Nov
Social engagement: get involved and save the date!

On November 27, there will be a UM-wide event on social engagement. This event will present you with information and tools for interaction with society. You can become socially engaged from a philanthropic perspective, but it is also beneficial for your research.