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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


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23 Sep
Computing in Cardiology 2018

The organizing committee, representing the Departments of Cardiology, Biomedical Engineering, Physiology, and Knowledge Engineering is currently preparing an active scientific and social program in and around Maastricht.

25 Sep
Regional Symposium for 3D enthusiasts in the BeNeLux and Maas area!

In recent years, the city of Aachen with its world-renowned technical universities has established itself as the epicenter for research and development in the field of additive manufacturing.

25 Sep
Brightlands Science Lectures: Bart Knols

This Lecture will be presented by Prof. Bart Knols, who investigates molecules for health in Africa. Bart Knols (PhD, MBA) is a Medical/Public Health entomologist, science manager, University lecturer and science writer/journalist.

27 Sep
Nanotechnology Crossing Borders event: Science meets Industry

Brightlands Materials Center organizes the second Nanotechnology Crossing Borders event, in which science meets industry. In this year’s edition, we will focus on nanotechnology and nanomaterials for applications in sustainable energy and health.

27 Sep
World of Health Care 2018

On September 27th is the congresstival for the key players in the Life Sciences & Health sector with a global view.

27 Sep
Health Masterclass LinkedIn succesvol profileren

Netwerken via ‘Sociale Netwerken’ is de manier voor professionals en organisaties om zich online te profileren. Tijd om actief gebruik te maken van LinkedIn en de mogelijkheden ervan volledig te benutten en werk te maken van je employability!

28 Sep
3 Digitale Dagen 2018 - Dag 1- Aachen

In het kader van de opening van de 3 Digitale Dagen, wordt voor de eerste keer een gezamenlijk evenement gepresenteerd van de Gemeente Heerlen, Provincie Limburg en de Brightlands Smart Services Campus Heerlen, in samenwerking met Stadt Aachen en Thor Park Genk.

28 Sep
3 Digitale Dagen 2018 - Dag 1- Aachen

In het kader van de opening van de 3 Digitale Dagen, wordt voor de eerste keer een gezamenlijk evenement gepresenteerd van de Gemeente Heerlen, Provincie Limburg en de Brightlands Smart Services Campus Heerlen, in samenwerking met Stadt Aachen en Thor Park Genk.

29 Sep
Family Day APG and Brightlands Smart Services Campus

APG and the Brightlands Smart Services Campus invite you and your familiy on Saturday September 29 from 11:00-15:00.

01 Oct
Inloop sessie Services

More information will follow.

02 Oct
Next Step Innovation Workshop (by invitation only)

This event is for invited guests only.

02 Oct
Seminar: E-commerce meets Hightech

Innovatie en data staan centraal in nieuw tijdperk e-commerce.

04 Oct
EUMASS Congres 2018

Building bridges between Science and Practice.

04 Oct
Brightlands Vitality Lunch Break

A fun way to be active during your lunch break

05 Oct
Dutch Agri Food Week

Dutch Agri Food Week (5-16 oktober 2018) is hét nationale podium waar voedsel, voedselinnovatie en de voedselproductie centraal staan. Tijdens Dutch Agri Food Week (DAFW) delen partijen uit de agrifood sector hun enthousiasme, kennis en kunde met de samenleving. Boeren en tuinders, ondernemers uit toeleverende en verwerkende industrie, retail, overheid en wetenschappers laten zien hoe zij werken aan veilig en gezond voedsel voor onszelf en voor straks 9 miljard mensen wereldwijd.


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