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Research & Development

Innovation at each level

There are a number of relevant dedicated institutes and research facilities at Chemport Europe, each with its own strength and focus. A shared ambition is to help “change the nature of chemistry”.

Research and Development Facilities

Part of a national consortium with the central aim to build up, maintain and provide a coherent and accessible infrastructure for nanotechnological research and innovation in the Netherlands in general, and for the NanoImpuls, NanoNed, and NanoNextNL research programmes in particular.

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Located on Zernike Campus Groningen, offers flexible laboratory facilities for startups in chemistry. Fume hoods, benches, laboratory facilities and office space are available for rent. Besides laboratory space, Innolab Chemistry offers shared utilities and services such as purchasing, waste handling and analysis. Joining Innolab Chemistry will expand your network with a variety of companies in Life Sciences and Materials.

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Stimulates and supports entrepreneurship and facilitates innovative initiatives. In addition to offering laboratory facilities, business support is offered in the fields of business development, business strategy, intellectual property and patenting, legal aspects, budgeting, finance and risk analysis. The facilities of Innolab Agrifood are suitable for product development in biochemistry.

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The energy field lab with facilities, technology and the best possible network for developing plans to exceed energy market demands with new energy products and services. It offers an inspirational setting, state-of-the-art facilities and technical support for product research, development and testing. These facilities include an interconnected energy bridge where projects can be tested as part of an integrated system.

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This 1MW Testcentre is a recent addition. It will carry out research in technological development and the scaling-up of hydrogen production using electrolysis.

Committed to speeding up the Circular Economy in the Northern Netherlands and beyond.

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This facility is a semi-industrial environment where knowledge institutes and businesses collaborate on innovative solutions for the biobased economy. Entrepreneurs contact the ZAP facility with applied research questions, and we use the experience of these entrepreneurs to market new biobased products or to make chemical and other processes more sustainable.

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A fully equipped centre where businesses, knowledge institutes and other organisations can conduct experiments (or ask the centre to conduct them) in water technology.

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FACT exists to serve the food industry and Food Technology students at senior secondary and higher professional level. Students who want to complete a minor or major in Food Technology are also very welcome. FACT is a Food Grade research and demonstration facility with modern food preparation equipment and focuses on product and process innovation in dairy, sauces and bakery.

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An innovation centre for green and other plastics, fibres and composites. It initiates and facilitates business-driven knowledge development. At Green PAC applied research is done, knowledge is developed and - accelerated - innovations are realised by a unique joint venture between universities of applied sciences, universities and companies in the plastics industry.

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A hub for startups working in water technology that are ready to scale up and go to market. BioBizzHub is hosted by Paques.

Pilot Centre is a campus. At Pilot Centre, sustainable chemicals or processes are tested and developed on a larger scale. At the same time, talent development at educational institutions and in the business world have an important place here.

SPIC Emmen is an initiative in which industrial and knowledge partners have joined forces to develop, produce and market sustainable plastic solutions. These partners also offer their R&D facilities open to the market to accelerate polymer innovations together. SPIC Emmen is part of the Chemical Cluster in Emmen.

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Operates a professionally equipped laboratory that performs elaborate analyses, measurements and tests for polymers and biopolymers (ranging from granulate to thread), and also for quality checks and measuring water and air quality. This ensures that your product, process or working environment satisfies all the relevant quality requirements.

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