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  • Alie de Boer in the top 5 of 'Science Talent of the Year'

    15-05-2019

    Food scientist Alie de Boer from the UM campus in Venlo is among the final five talented researchers who have a chance of winning the New Scientist title ‘Science Talent of the Year’.

  • Together towards Next Generation Supply Chain Management

    01-03-2019

    In the province of Limburg, there is a substantial number of major international logistics companies as well as a large number of logistics SMEs and start-ups. This is especially the case in the Venlo region. The logistics sector in the province is therefore of great importance. To maintain a leading position, continuous innovation is needed. That is why Maastricht University and the Province of Limburg are joining forces to further develop the logistics sector in the region and in the Netherlands with innovative supply chain solutions.

  • New laboratories and research centres opened on Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo

    31-05-2018

    On 31 May, Maastricht University, Brightlands and the Limburg Provincial Government opened new and high-end laboratories on Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo. At the same time, two new research centres were launched:  the Food Claims Centre Venlo (FCCV) and the Centre for Healthy Eating & Food Innovation (HEFI).

  • Nia Hidayat

    Sustainable palm oil production not attractive to small-scale farmers

    28-09-2017

    Sustainability certification provides little to no financial benefits for small-scale farmers on Indonesian palm oil plantations.

  • ICIS and UNU-MERIT World Leading Institutes

    What Next for ‘World Leading’ UNU-MERIT & ICIS?

    03-04-2017

    A committee of four Dutch and German professors gave the institutes very high marks for societal relevance, research quality and viability during an independent assessment.

  • Food as a medicine

    Food as medicine

    27-03-2017

    Dr Alie de Boer – a food scientist at University College Venlo, a satellite campus of Maastricht University – recently published an article in the International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition. Based on a comprehensive literature study, she revealed the importance of omega 3 fatty acids and vitamin E in managing chronic inflammatory lung diseases, such as COPD and autoimmune sarcoidosis.

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