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Meet the team behind Chemport

A small team, with a green ambition and a huge network. That is who we are. And you can benefit from this by contacting us.

Circular Polymers

Cor Kamminga

Do you have questions or suggestions related to circular polymers, do you want to connect to the value chain? Contact Cor to find your way in the Chemport region.

Business Development

Errit Bekkering

Do you need help to grow your business? Do you need advice to green your chemical processes? Are you searching for partners to expand your business? For any question related to the chemical industry and its key players, Errit is the go-to contact person.

Business locations

Henri Kats

Are you searching for a location for your business? Do you want to find out what the possibilities are in the Chemport region? Then contact Henri. Also, he is our specialist in the (green) hydrogen activities.

Permits and Funding

Reinder Jacobi

Are you considering locating your business in the northern Netherlands? Reinder can help you to get funding and the required permits. Reinder is also contact person for questions related to CO2 as feedstock for sustainable chemistry.

Marketing and Communication

Maaike van Heeren

Are you (almost) located in the Chemport region and do you have news? Contact Maaike to amplify your message.

Early stage development and human capital

Ronald Hesse

Are you outgrowing research at the university and are you considering starting up your own business? Ronald can help you to get started.

Specialist Drenthe and Emmen

Harriët Hof

Are you interested in the Emmen region, in the province of Drenthe? Harriët knows the way. She can help you finding the right location for your business, and she has a good network, both in the industry as well as in the knowledge institutes.

Education specialist

Rob van Linschoten

Rob is our linking pin to the knowledge institutes in the Chemport Region: University of Groningen, Hanze University of Applied Sciences, van Hall Larenstein and NHL Stenden. You can contact Rob for education or research related questions.