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Startupbootcamp Smart Materials launches today
Startupbootcamp Smart Materials launches today

Startupbootcamp, Europe’s leading business accelerator, today announces the immediate opening of Startupbootcamp Smart Materials in The Netherlands. The program will provide funding, mentorship, office space and access to a network of industry partners, investors and venture capital firms for up to 10 selected high potential companies in Smart Materials.
Jan 06, 2015

New Year at Brightlands Chemelot Campus
New Year at Brightlands Chemelot Campus

During the New Year's Event, CEO Bert Kip delivered a speech, announcing new initiatives at the campus.
Jan 06, 2015

DNA test by PathoNostics for the detection of fungal infection could save lives
DNA test by PathoNostics for the detection of fungal infection could save lives

Patients with reduced resistance to infection are much more susceptible to Aspergillus, a kind of fungus, than healthy people are. If these people contract a fungal infection – and in the Netherlands there are a few hundred such fungal infections each year - their only chance of survival is if the fungus is detected at an early stage and if the right medication is administered in good time. At present, the mortality rate of this group of vulnerable patients can be up to 90%.
Dec 10, 2014

Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus connects with the best hospitals in Sichuan, Western China
Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus connects with the best hospitals in Sichuan, Western China

At the initiative of Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus, a Limburg-based Life Sciences delegation consisting of 16 health-care professionals visited Chengdu (Sichuan Province) in China from 27 to 31 October 2014. During these days, 4 Memoranda of Understanding were signed.
Dec 08, 2014

A revolution in cancer surgery is coming
A revolution in cancer surgery is coming

Over the past few weeks the research group of Ron Heeren - from the cutting-edge M4I institute at Maastricht University – has made a technological breakthrough in their laboratory that may unleash a revolution in cancer surgery: An imaging technique that allows the most precise imaging ever during surgery of not only tumours but also the earliest stages of malignant tissue.
Nov 25, 2014

SABIC world’s first low emission gas carriers cut chemical environmental impact
SABIC world’s first low emission gas carriers cut chemical environmental impact

Two new liquefied natural gas (LNG) powered sea vessels will be named on Teesside today. Operated by shipowner Anthony Veder, the new ships will carry Liquefied Ethylene Gas (LEG) from SABIC’s Wilton facility on Teesside to manufacturing plants in North-West Europe and Scandinavia. The chemicals will be used to make a range of everyday items such as food packaging, PVC, detergents and adhesives.
Nov 19, 2014

Big boost for Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus
Big boost for Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus

The Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus will be undergoing a true metamorphosis in the coming years. At the end of it, a new, eye-catching building - Mosae Vita - will be the face and the icon of the campus. It will also be a breeding ground for innovation in the care sector, bringing patient, GP, specialist, academic, and professional together. The coming of the new building will be part of a dramatic facelift for the campus as a whole. Expect a whole new image, full of open spaces and meeting places in a park-like environment.
Nov 14, 2014

Brains Unlimited wins Nederland ICT Impact Award 2014
Brains Unlimited wins Nederland ICT Impact Award 2014

Brains Unlimited wins the Nederland ICT Impact Award 2014, which was awarded at the night of the Digital Economy, 30 September 2014.
Oct 06, 2014

Campus Heerlen off to flying start
Campus Heerlen off to flying start

Heerlen is becoming the heart of a new campus with an international profile for the development of smart services. The coming years will see nearly €40 million in investments in the campus, with a total input of €100 million over ten years. The goal is to create 2000 to 2500 new jobs in dozens of start-ups, spin-offs, and companies that the campus will draw to the region. International consultancy Accenture and business services provider Conclusion have already shown their interest in establishing in Limburg and giving the Smart Services campus a flying start.
Oct 01, 2014

Brightlands announced in The Hague
Brightlands announced in The Hague

To increase the international attractiveness of Chemelot Campus, Maastricht Health Campus and our region, the Province of Limburg and the “Kennis-As Limburg” partners have proudly announced this afternoon in The Hague, that as from today, their collaboration will be emphasized by a new collective brand: Brightlands.
Sep 15, 2014


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12 Dec
Logistieke Dag Limburg 2018

Dé netwerkdag van en voor logistiek Limburg. De Logistieke Dag Limburg (LDL) vindt plaats in de ECI Cultuurfabriek in Roermond. De thema’s van de dag zijn: arbeidsmarkt, technologie & digitalisering en trends & ontwikkelingen.

12 Dec
PMI Euregio event

The PMI Euregio event takes place on the Brightlands Smart Services Campus. During this event diffrent keynote speakers will speak about Artificial Intelligence, Data Visualization and Blockchain How Can They Change Project Management

13 Dec
3 Digitale Dagen- dag 3 Heerlen

Het doel van de dag is het publiek te informeren over de digitale transformatie in alle lagen van de Nederlandse overheid. Bovendien hopen we progressieve ambtenaren, die bereid zijn met een open blik naar hun eigen organisatie te kijken, te enthousiasmeren voor de digitale transformatie van de overheid.

14 Dec
eHealth Happy Hour

Probeer tijdens het eHealth Happy Hour in het Maastricht UMC+ handige zorgapps of ervaar hoe beeldbellen met een arts werkt.

20 Dec
Eindejaarsontbijt "Fast Forward"

Op de Brightlands Campus in Venlo staat een heerlijk eindejaarsontbijt klaar. Behalve samen eten in goed gezelschap komen Huub Hendrickx en Kelly Hendriks praten over de kunst van het hardlopen en nieuwe uitdagingen in sportvoeding. 

20 Dec
Brightlands Onboarding event

For Brightlands Chemelot Campus residents only

20 Dec
Winter Cocktail 2018

Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus invites you for drinks on 20 December, the start of the winter season.

21 Dec
Brightlands Business Club Event (members only)

This event is for invited guests only.

21 Dec
BIF: Venture Expert Day

More information will follow.

15 Jan
New Year Celebration: Brightlands Technology and Society

At this event, possible new relevant activities are being explored, in Brightlands Smart Services Campus’s core business but also including inspiring artistical expressions.

22 Jan
Opening nieuwe campusfaciliteiten

Afgelopen maanden is er druk gebouwd op Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo. Op 22 januari worden twee nieuwe campusfaciliteiten feestelijk geopend.

24 Jan
HollandBIO Year Event 2019

Het HollandBIO Year Event is hét jaarlijkse event waarmee HollandBIO haar leden en relaties op feestelijke wijze bedanken voor de steun en plezierige samenwerking


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