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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

MU and Basic Pharma develop new medicine for the treatment of sepsis
MU and Basic Pharma develop new medicine for the treatment of sepsis

Matisse Pharmaceuticals B.V., a spin-off from the Basic Pharma Group, will develop the new drug for the treatment of sepsis. Mattisse has obtained an exclusive license from Maastricht University to commercialise the drug world-wide.
Sep 11, 2014


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Techruption Smart-up track #7

Smart Climate Opportunities organiseert de Smart-up Track: een uitdagend 4-daags programma over klimaatverandering dat u zal voorbereiden op de wereldwijde fundamentele transitie naar een slimme en duurzame economie.

24 Apr
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26 Apr
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Each month, new employees of the companies and institutes at Brightlands Chemelot Campus are invited for an information session during lunchtime: the Onboarding Events

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Open Brains: Your Weekly Shot of Innovation

Met Open Brains worden (aankomend) ondernemers en hun businessmodellen tijdens een innovatiesessie vooruit geholpen.

07 May
EnOp CO2 Reuse Conference

At this interactive conference themed "Implementing CO2 as Carbon Source: Success Stories and Future Technologies" the acadamic world will meet with corporates to discover how they can collaborate in using new technologies.

09 May
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Hoe kun je effectieve nudges kiezen en toepassen in diensten en organisatie processen om het gedrag van klanten positief te stimuleren?

09 May
Brightlands Techruption & IBM present: Get Quantum ready!

No technical background is required to join! Imagine that you could travel back in time to better prepare yourself for the rise of the Internet or mobile devices. That’s the opportunity that exists now with quantum computing! This seminar will introduce quantum computing, quantum use cases, and what you can do to get quantum ready.

09 May
Meet and Greet Thesis-Internship Programme (TIP) Maastricht University SBE

The Thesis-Internship Programme allows Master’s students of the School of Business and Economics to write their thesis whilst doing a part-time internship (2-3 days p/w) at an organisation.

10 May
Open Brains: Your Weekly Shot of Innovation

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14 May
China Medical Equipment Fair

China Medical Equipment Fair is the largest fair of medical devices, related products and services in the Asia-Pacific region.

15 May
Limburg Leads biedt start-ups en bedrijven van Brightlands kansen

Met Limburg Leads is het MECC Maastricht op 15 en 16 mei twee dagen hét euregionaal kenniscentrum met thema’s als circulariteit & duurzaamheid, digitalisering, talent en health. Voor Brightlands biedt Limburg Leads een ideaal podium om in contact te komen met euregionale bedrijven, beleidsmakers en experts, maar ook om de innovatiekracht te laten zien.

16 May
Interreg SKiN-HUID: Progress in Personalised Medicine

Progress in Personalised Medicine: “developing a novel biopharmaceutical, from bench to production”

16 May
Fundamentals of Data Science

A new series of the BISS program “Fundamentals of Data Science” will start again on Thursday, May 16 at the Brightlands Smart Services Campus.


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