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Ioniqa launching first PET plastic up-cycling plant
Ioniqa launching first PET plastic up-cycling plant

Ioniqa is scaling up its technology for infinite PET plastic upcycling: the technology company is building its first PET plastic up-cycling factory in the Netherlands at Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Geleen. As of summer 2019, PET plastic waste will be converted into high-grade, pure PET raw material, of which new food packaging will be made.
Sep 13, 2018

Fontys Venlo start op Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo
Fontys Venlo start op Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo

Met ingang van dit studiejaar verplaatst Hogeschool Fontys Venlo een deel van de onderwijs- en onderzoeksactiviteiten naar de Brightlands Campus in Venlo.
Sep 11, 2018

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

PVO Limburg and Brightlands are receiving €200.000 subsidy for cyber security in Limburg
PVO Limburg and Brightlands are receiving €200.000 subsidy for cyber security in Limburg

Platform Veilig Ondernemen Limburg (PVO), a group of regional platforms to promote security in business, and Brightlands Smart Services Campus have been awarded a subsidy in the amount of 200,000 Euros for the project Cyber Resilience in Limburg.
Sep 07, 2018

IT students move from classroom to campus
IT students move from classroom to campus

Third and fourth year IT students at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences will start attending classes at the Brightlands Smart Services Campus in Heerlen in the new 2018-2019 academic year and will no longer be attending these at a university building.
Sep 03, 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

Fysiek onderzoek in Bio Treat Center-Lab van start
Fysiek onderzoek in Bio Treat Center-Lab van start

Het in gebruik nemen van het Bio Treat Center-lab als fysieke experimenteerruimte is een belangrijke stap in de doorontwikkeling van de activiteiten.
Aug 31, 2018

New chair position in Venlo: Youth, Food and Health
New chair position in Venlo: Youth, Food and Health

Several companies and Maastricht University joined forces to develop the new academic chair on Youth, Food and Health at Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo. The appointed professor will spend five years conducting research on healthy eating patterns in young people.
Aug 30, 2018

Saudi Aramco agrees to acquire remaining 50 percent stake in ARLANXEO Joint Venture from LANXESS
Saudi Aramco agrees to acquire remaining 50 percent stake in ARLANXEO Joint Venture from LANXESS

Saudi Aramco, a world leading integrated energy and chemicals company, and leading specialty chemicals company, LANXESS, today announced Saudi Aramco’s proposed acquisition of LANXESS‘s interest in ARLANXEO, a Netherlands-based specialty chemicals joint venture between Saudi Aramco and LANXESS launched in 2016.
Aug 21, 2018