Brightlands is a community that can help you as an entrepreneur, student or researcher to grow faster and better, to develop or to innovate. This community involves a variety of fields and specialties, such as bio-circular chemistry as a foundation for new materials and chemical production processes, health care, medicine and bio-sciences, safe and healthy nutrition, future farming, the (bio-)circular economy, smart digital services and data science, or combinations of any of these fields.
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Brightlands makes innovation faster and more efficient. Entrepreneurs and researchers are working together to find solutions for the world. The development of green chemistry for example, or the cultivation of new artificial organs to replace the original diseased organs, or the development of a high-tech coating to reduce energy. They are also working on new ways to safely share digital information, and methods for increasing the nutritional value of crops.
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The place to innovate
Brightlands is located in the heart of the Eindhoven-Louvain-Aachen European border region. A place with clear ambitions, many talents, an international mindset and where people truly understand what quality of life means.
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Talent for tomorrow's jobs
Four Brightlands campuses are an important linchpin in the development of talent in the Limburg region. Innovative education in which students, from vocational training to the university level, work closely with entrepreneurs and researchers on a sustainable and healthy future. It’s the place where talent is “groomed” for the jobs of the future, in a region with the innate talent for working with others across borders. In short, it’s the ultimate place to grow!
Brightlands acts as a magnet for talented people. Limburg is an attractive region with an excellent work-life balance, an affordable cost of living and an international mindset. This area strikes an ideal balance between great ambitions for the world of the future and a love for tradition. Foreign students are making the conscious choice for higher education in this area and are increasingly choosing to pursue a career here as well. Brightlands connects to a talented and innovative region where you will quickly feel at home.