Key Partners
ABN Amro
Regio Venlo


Everyone here has the sense that right now is one of those moments that we are influencing the future. Bright people and 'new kids on the block' are part of a fast growing open innovation community. We take advantage of grand challenges to secure a sustainable future for all people on our planet and generations to come. That’s Brightlands—knowledge crossing borders.

Brightlands consists of four campuses embracing the following areas of expertise:

  • Smart materials and sustainable manufacturing (Brightlands Chemelot Campus, location Sittard-Geleen),
  • Regenerative medicine, precision medicine & innovative diagnostics (Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus, location Maastricht),
  • Data science and smart services (Brightlands Smart Services Campus, location Heerlen),
  • Food and nutrition (Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo, location Venlo).