Saskia Goetgeluk appointed as CEO Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo
Saskia Goetgeluk (1964) will start as CEO of Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo as of May 1, 2017. She is responsible for the substantive development of the campus to the knowledge and innovation landscape in the field of healthy nutrition. Continue reading “Saskia Goetgeluk appointed as CEO Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo”
New horticulture R&D lab taking shape at Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo
Entrepreneurs start preparations building a 20,000 square meter R&D lab
Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo is taking shape
It’s expected to build this year a new horticulture research and development lab, of 20,000 square meters at Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo. This is an initiative of three entrepreneurs: Botany, Blue Engineering and Bluehub, in collaboration with the Province of Limburg. The total investment is aimed to be € 18,5 million. Recently the preparations have been started, after the pre-exam was finalized. Final decisions are expected to be made within a few months.
The R&D lab will be part of a new business eco system, where multinationals, medium-sized businesses, and start-ups collaborate in different compositions. Together they’re going to develop business-case driven innovations in the cross-over horticulture and high-tech. Within the eco-system there will be a focus on community building, aiming to share knowledge, stimulate open innovation and to generate business cases. Continue reading “New horticulture R&D lab taking shape at Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo”