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2020 - Stories

Kick-off IND pilot

On 24 September 2020 at 10 AM CEST, we had the honor to organize the official kick-off of the IND pilot. In the Brightlands Chemelot Campus, the Expat Centre Maastricht Region, Immigratie- en Naturalisatiedienst (IND), and the Gemeente Maastricht came together to discuss the positive effects of opening an IND desk in Maastricht for the whole region. You can watch the live stream, completely…

2020 - Stories

WC11 webinars

On 25 and 26 August 2020 at 3 PM CEST, the 11th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences organized two 1.5 h webinars on 3Rs in COVID-19 research. On both days, several excellent presentations highlighted innovative model systems to study COVID-19, and also discussed new strategies for the development of vaccines, therapeutics and diagnostics and much more! 500…

2020 - Stories

Talk show: IBP

On June 18, 2020, Chemelot Circular Hub was presented to the different ministries of our National Government in The Hague. An ambitious project supported by a large group of companies, educational institutions and local governments within the Region of South Limburg. A plan which is set to reduce the need for fossil fuels turning into a non-waist society which will…

2020 - Stories

NVvP 2020

The ‘NVvP Voorjaarscongres’; usually in the spring and live in Maastricht, but this year postponed to the beginning of summer and digitised to the first ever ‘eVJC’, which turned out to be a great success! The congress consisted of a two-day plenary live stream, 111 parallel sessions, 432 speakers and 1,652 participants. We can look back with a positive view…

2020 - Stories

Talk show: Onrust in de Event Tent

There is a first time for everything. On Thursday May 14, 2020, Klinkhamer Group organized an online talk show called “Onrust in de Event Tent”. The talk show hosted seven entrepreneurs who have been affected by COVID-19 in the event industry. The location was typical for the situation now in the event industry. The empty Rebelle in Maastricht has never…

2019 - Stories

2nd Symposium of the Interreg Project ‘Memories’

The symposium took place in the very attractive location called Promotie Zaal at the KULeuven which breaths the ancient atmosphere of scientific lectures and thesis defenses over the past centuries. During the scientific morning session researchers from the universities of Hasselt, Ghent, Brussels, Leuven and Antwerp provided an update on the current status of Alzheimer’s research in general and within…

2019 - Stories

Maastricht Europe Days

  We look proudly back on a successful edition of the Maastricht Europe Days, which took place from 6-8 December 2019. A weekend in which citizens, policymakers, scholars, journalists and performers met to explore new perspectives on Europe and discuss current European challenges. Hundreds of people visited the events and through the (social) media we have reached many others. More…

2019 - Stories

Trade mission The Netherlands-Belgium

September 5 & 6 2019 – The first and best trade mission between both Limburg provinces. On September 5 and 6 2019, a unique trade mission took place between both Limburg Provinces. Euregio Media and Marketing organised this event under the direction of Armand Vliegen. We started with a reception at the Government building in Maastricht and ended with a…

2019 - Stories

Brightlands Rolduc Polymer Conference

Brightlands Rolduc Polymer Conferences are a series of conferences in the field of polymer science and technology. They create a platform for academic polymer scientists and industrial researchers working on polymeric materials. At the conference you can meet and link the societal and industrial materials needs of tomorrow with the fundamental and scientific knowledge in the field of polymers. The…

2019 - Stories

Opening Buitenring Parkstad Limburg

The official opening of the Buitenring took place during this special theater event. A period of around fifteen years of preparation and construction of this road is thus festively concluded. On Sunday, September 1st 2019, part of the new connection between the Parkstad Limburg outer ring road and the A76 motorway Nuth, was the backdrop for a special event. The…

2019 - Stories

World Health Organization RHN

What will our health care system look like in the future? Will health care still be affordable and accessible for everyone? Will we still have enough sufficiently well-trained staff to meet the growing care needs? These are all questions that the World Health Organization Regions for Health Network (WHO RHN), the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the partners…

2019 - Stories

ESPHM

The ESPHM 2019 is a collaboration of the European College and the European Association of Porcine Health Management (ECPHM and EAPHM) and the local Dutch organising committee. The idea of hosting the 11th ESPHM in the Netherlands in 2019 originated within GD Animal Health, a leading organisation in Animal Health and Animal Production in the Netherlands, founded in 1919 so…

2019 - Stories

The Maastricht Debate

The Maastricht Debate 2019 took place on April 29 with the lead candidates of the European political parties for the role of European Commission President. The 90-minute event was broadcasted live across the European Union. It’s been five years since the last Maastricht Debate, where current European Commission President Juncker defended his vision for Europe and outlined what he would…

2019 - Stories

Super Secretaressedag

With our partners, MECC Maastricht, Houben Souren and Maison v/d Boer we organized the SuperSecretary Day in 2019: As a secretary you are the calling card of your organization. You organize, coordinate and communicate, but you have the talent to give others the success. You perform all your tasks without it seeming to take any effort. You are a secretary,…

2019 - Stories

NVvP 2019

2500 Psychiatrists Maastricht, The Netherlands MECC 4 days Maxime Kuijpers Joyce Hellebrand Organization Logistics Safety Registration Press Communication Onsite coordination share this story … Recommended stories

2019 - Stories

Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus 5 years

Great numbers and ambitions that matter. Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus is pleased to be able to look back on its first five years with satisfaction, and has plenty of plans for the future.  CEO Jan Cobbenhagen’s pronouncement of the campus’ list of achievements met with loud applause during the anniversary event. In a mere five years’ time, the number of…

2019 - Stories

RWS ViA15

A12 / A15: extension of the Ressen-Oudbroeken junction (ViA15) In preparation for the extension of the A15 motorway and the widening of the A12 and A15, network operators are carrying out various activities in the project area from May 2018 to early 2020. For example, the Gasunie is moving main gas pipelines, Vitens drinking water pipelines, Liander electricity cables and…

2018 - Stories

Public event “Op de Buitenring”

The public event “Op de Buitenring” took place on Sunday September 30, 2018. More than 8,000 interested people have run, hiked and cycled about 10 kilometers from the Outer Ring this day. The Buitenring is almost ready and the Province of Limburg, Parkstad City Region Limburg and IBA Parkstad did not want to pass this up. That is why they…