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What can you do with basic research?
What can you do with basic research?

​Valorisation, also known as knowledge utilisation, is becoming ever more important. What many researchers don’t yet realise is that it is also lucrative. And not only in terms of making money, explain Henri Theunissen and Ivo George from the Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus (MHC) and the Knowledge Transfer Office (KTO). They help academics to give their knowledge added value.
Sep 29, 2017

Arterial stiffness now measured within 2 minutes
Arterial stiffness now measured within 2 minutes

Arterial stiffness is a major risk factor for morbidity and mortality. Although stiffening of the vasculature is a physiological process which occurs during aging, there are many factors resulting in accelerated stiffening.
Jul 20, 2017

European Project BONE: Eliminating the need for repeat surgery
European Project BONE: Eliminating the need for repeat surgery

A European transnational consortium led by Maastricht University (UM) will spend the next four years developing innovative bone implants. These implants will become an alternative for repeat surgeries, prolonged medication use and donor tissue implementation following complex bone fractures.
Jul 10, 2017

Cristianne Rijcken (Cristal Therapeutics) wins Limburg Businesswoman of the Year Award for 2017
Cristianne Rijcken (Cristal Therapeutics) wins Limburg Businesswoman of the Year Award for 2017

Cristianne Rijcken, founder and CSO of Cristal Therapeutics, located on the Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus, wins Limburg Businesswoman of the Year Award for 2017​.
Jun 23, 2017

Can academics change the world?
Can academics change the world?

This year, the theme of UM's opening of the academic year will be 'Can academics change the world'? Leading up to the event, the university will be organising an action research competition with the same theme. This means you will have the opportunity to play an active role and win one of the two awards worth € 3000 each for your Action Research project.
Jun 21, 2017

'We are creating the Google Maps of tissue'
'We are creating the Google Maps of tissue'

Researchers at Maastricht University recently succeeded at the Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus in visualising dynamic metabolic changes using mass spectrometry imaging (MSI) through amino acid conversion in the liver.
Jun 15, 2017

​Bezoek Statencommissie Financiën, Economie en Bestuur Provincie Limburg vrijdag 2 juni
​Bezoek Statencommissie Financiën, Economie en Bestuur Provincie Limburg vrijdag 2 juni

Op vrijdag 2 juni brachten de leden van de Statencommissie Financiën, Economie en Bestuur een bezoek aan Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus.
Jun 07, 2017

IMPACT COURSE: kennis leren benutten
IMPACT COURSE: kennis leren benutten

Met deze cursus wil de UM medewerkers bewust maken van de mogelijkheden van kennisbenutting en meer impact laten creëren met hun onderzoek.
May 23, 2017

Registration International Conference on Cultured Meat 2017 opened
Registration International Conference on Cultured Meat 2017 opened

Registration is now opened for the Third International Conference on Cultured Meat on September 3, 4 and 5 in Maastricht.
May 23, 2017

Innovative solutions in Dutch Hacking Health Maastricht 2017
Innovative solutions in Dutch Hacking Health Maastricht 2017

The event in Maastricht took place on the Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus at EM-TRAC’s training facility and was organised by Maastricht UMC+.
May 22, 2017


Upcoming events

25 Jun
Mosa Conference 2019

Mosa Conference is an annual international (bio)medical research conference in Maastricht, organised for and by students. If you have performed research during your Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, Mosa Conference offers you a platform to present your research in front of a peer and expert jury. Additionally, you can participate in interesting lectures and workshops around a central theme.

13 Aug
Brightlands Summer Tour

The Brightlands Summer Tour is especially suited for High School pupils in the highest classes with mathematics and sciences in their programme.

18 Sep
30 Sep
Brightlands Chemelot Campus and Innovation pitch Wonen Limburg (register before July 15, 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 15 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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