Research at Brightlands

Innovative setting for research

Use your research to create social and commercial value. Brightlands creates work from innovations by connecting science to the locations where markets are developing. This research is needed to arrive at the types of innovations that will turn today's challenges into tomorrow's opportunities. Join us!

At the four Brightlands campuses in Limburg (NL), research on major issues leads to groundbreaking innovations in sustainability, health and digitalization. Brightlands research institutes evolve from existing well-known knowledge institutes and business, facilitated by government with the Province of Limburg as most important partner.

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BMHC_iMed Technology

Research on sustainability, health and digitalization

In the substance of their projects, researchers focus on bio-circular chemistry as a basis for new materials and chemical production processes, regenerative medicine, precision medicine, innovative diagnostics, safe and healthy nutrition, future farming, smart digital services and data science.

Brightlabs - Chemisch analytisch R&D laboratorium
Research in Agrifood
Innovative setting for research at Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo
BCC UM lab
Research in Materials
Innovative setting for research at Brightlands Chemelot Campus
Research in Healthcare
Innovative setting for research at Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus
BSSC onderzoeken
Research in Smart Services
Innovative setting for research at Brightlands Smart Services Campus

Brightlands: thé place for research

  • Research facilities: Brightlands gives you access to state-of-the-art R&D facilities such as laboratories, the world’s most powerful MRI scanners and other imaging facilities, analytical tools, flexible cleanrooms, pilot plants, field labs, a cooking and flavor center, a gastrointestinal simulator and an interaction lab.
  • SupportBrightlands can give you advice on the various financing options available for your research, can help with subsidy applications and connect you to investors. Brightlands can also help you with the valorisation of your research.
  • Powering innovation: Gain entry to a cross-border network of companies and experts and access to academic knowledge and university students.
  • Central location: Brightlands is centrally located in Europe in the middle of the .
    Aachen-Louvain-Eindhoven technology triangle.
  • Research institutes: Renowned knowledge institutes specializing in regenerative medicine, sustainable materials, logistics and biomedical applications are based at Brightlands with Maastricht University as our main partner.
  • Career: Brightlands offers prospects for a career in the scientific and academic fields via renowned knowledge institutes as well as opportunities for a future as an entrepreneur, or even a combination of the two.

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Bright Story: Ioniqa
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Adaptive Chemistry and Adaptive Materials
By Nobel Prize Winner Jean Marie Lehn on January 16, 2020
Brightlands Chemelot Campus celtherapy
Bright Story: Repair cells
Enticing your body to repair itself

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