Role BASF | Nunhems at Brightlands Venlo changes in future

Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo is a growth engine in Venlo with great potential to grow into an impactful open innovation campus. To exploit this potential, the partners/shareholders - Province of Limburg, Maastricht University, BASF | Nunhems and the municipality of Venlo - have developed a vision for the development of the campus that focuses on innovations in high-quality horticulture, at all links in this value chain.

The Venlo campus is young, full of perspective and wants to grow further, both in business and in knowledge. As also included in the growth plan, every partner has a role in the development of the campus to support this ambition. Provincial Councils made funds available in December 2022 for the period until 2030. These funds will strengthen the campus organisation and support research and development programmes, projects and the development of shared research facilities. The Municipality of Venlo and Maastricht University are continuously discussing the further growth of the campus in which Maastricht University wants to expand its programming in the field of education and research.

BASF will play a different role in the development of Brightlands Venlo in the future. They will focus their involvement on the substantive development of the campus. From this substantive involvement, BASF is working with Maastricht University on the development of the Brightlands Future Farming Institute, they will remain a partner in the region deal projects Future Food Experience and NovaBite, BASF supports the 'Youth Food and Health' chair and BASF will maintain a physical presence in the Villa Flora. The wider role of BASF as a shareholder will end on 1 January 2025.

Additional information
For more information, contact Marijn Bouten, Marketing and Communications Manager of Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo at 06-41316822 or Visit for more information about Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo and the other Brightlands campuses.

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