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LIOF takes an interest in VitaK Innovation in Life Science
LIOF takes an interest in VitaK Innovation in Life Science

Thanks to the investment of LIOF, VitaK can continue growing. This ultimately leads to more jobs in the province of Limburg.
Jun 11, 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

New pacemaker technique applied for the first time in the Netherlands
New pacemaker technique applied for the first time in the Netherlands

For the first time in the Netherlands, cardiologists at the Hart & Vaat Centrum (cardiovascular center) at the Maastricht UMC+ have applied a new pacemaker technique that causes fewer complications in the long-term.
Jun 01, 2018

De epidemie die diabetes heet
De epidemie die diabetes heet

Eén op elke drie Zuid-Limburgers heeft diabetes of zit in een voorfase van deze ziekte. De afgelopen weekend gepubliceerde nieuwe resultaten van De Maastricht Studie drukken ons hard met de neus op de feiten.
May 22, 2018

Forming model embryos from stem cells in the lab
Forming model embryos from stem cells in the lab

Scientists from the MERLN Institute and the Hubrecht Institute (KNAW) have successfully created in the laboratory embryo-like structures from mouse stem cells. These model embryos resemble natural ones to the extent that, for the first time, they implant into the uterus and initiate pregnancy.
May 03, 2018

Biomaterials meet transcriptomics: the cBiT database
Biomaterials meet transcriptomics: the cBiT database

In 2017, researchers at the MERLN Institute for Regenerative Medicine launched the Compendium for Biomaterial Transcriptomics (cBiT), a new worldwide research database for biomaterial-based trancriptomics studies.
Apr 23, 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

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

Cristal Therapeutics makes it onto list of 10 highest investments for 2017
Cristal Therapeutics makes it onto list of 10 highest investments for 2017

Cristal Therapeutics makes it onto list of 10 highest investments for 2017!
Jan 04, 2018

Cristal Therapeutics Awarded €2.5 Million Horizon 2020
Cristal Therapeutics Awarded €2.5 Million Horizon 2020

Cristal Therapeutics a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing targeted nanomedicines for the treatment of cancer and other diseases with high unmet patient need, today announced that it secured a €2.5 million grant from the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme.
Nov 29, 2017


Upcoming events

29 Aug
Brightlands Breakfast Club

We all have ideas, dreams and ambitions. We all work on providing the best possible health care, now and in the future. Let’s put our heads together and join forces. We learn from and with each other; we share experiences, and contribute and receive knowledge.

07 Sep
UM Alumni Day

The UM Alumni Day on Saturday 7 September 2019 will be inspiring and festive! As you are a UM alum, you are more than welcome. The theme of the day is ‘worldwide inspiring stories of our alumni’. You definitely do not want to miss this day!

12 Sep
Pinkpop Challenge in Venlo

De ideeën van de Brightlands Pinkpop Challenge worden de komende tijd gecombineerd en verder verrijkt in de ‘innovatiemolen’ van Brightlands.

18 Sep
30 Sep
Brightlands Chemelot Campus and Innovation pitch Wonen Limburg (register before July 30, 2019)

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”!

14 Nov
Nederlands Huisartsen Genootschap Congres 2019

More information will follow.

16 May
Anesthesiologendagen

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