Brightlands Smart Services Campus officially launched

Published on: 5 September 2016

A year ago presented APG, Province of Limburg and Maastricht University, the arrival of the Bright Lands Smart Services Campus in Heerlen. On September 12, 2016 Campus opens its doors officially in Heerlen.



Guests include, Henk Kamp, Minister of Economic Affairs, Z.K.H. Prince Constantijn, special envoy Startup Delta, Ralf Krewinkel, Mayor City of Heerlen and Ger Koopmans, deputy commissioner of the King in the province of Limburg.

Besides the official part of the opening program consists of a number of master classes and a Innofair 'Go Smart "where 40 organizations present themselves around data and smart services. These activities are open to those interested.


Smart Services Community

In an era of ever delivering ongoing digitalization smart services based on data analysis important contributions to solving economic and social issues. This includes topics such as financial services, data security, health, climate change, and civic education. The Bright Lands Smart Services Campus is an initiative to tie in light of this knowledge, talent and entrepreneurship in the region and connect: Data for services to improve the quality of life.

Large and small companies, research institutes together with startups and other organizations, the start of an open smart services community. A community that communicates with knowledge from other fields such as new materials, sustainable technologies, nutrition and health. Therein also lies the strength of Bright Lands.