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”