Research institutes

Campus Venlo

Health, nutrition and business are the three main focus points at Campus Venlo. Research and educational topics range from food innovation and the psychology of eating to logistics optimisation. Research at Campus Venlo is done in an interdisciplinary fashion within three research lines. Next to this Campus Venlo offers three programmes of study: one bachelor's programme and two master's programmes.

Campus Venlo tour

Check out our campus and student studio's, right in the city center of Venlo!


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    Royal visit to Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo

    Tuesday, June 1, 2021
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  • Cross-border research centre to enhance understanding of the microbiome

    Friday, May 7, 2021

    Scientists based in the border area of the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany will work together to gain more insight into the functioning of the microbiome: the trillions of bacteria, viruses, fungi and other microbes that live in and on our bodies. To this end, the researchers are today launching the Euregional Microbiome Center.

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  • Limburg logistics innovation institute BISCI can continue

    Friday, March 19, 2021

    After eighteen months of preparation, the Brightlands Institute for Supply Chain Innovation (BISCI) in Venlo can continue with the implementation of logistics projects. With BISCI, the logistics region North Limburg has a knowledge center in which knowledge institutions, companies and government participate.

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  • Hidde van Steenwijk

    Vegetables and fruit are healthy. And we're going to prove it.

    Monday, December 14, 2020

    Hidde van Steenwijk, a former pharmacy student, became fascinated by the health effects of vegetables and fruit and is now a PhD student at University College Venlo. Within the Dutch government’s top-sector project 'The Value(s) of Vegetables and Fruit' he will be working on an innovative challenge model over the next four years through which he hopes to scientifically demonstrate the health benefits of fruit and vegetables.

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    Healthy or sick? The tomato knows what to do

    Monday, October 12, 2020 Read more
  • Food Claims Centre Venlo (FCCV)

    IDS researcher wins grant about food health claims

    Monday, September 21, 2020

    What can we learn about the health claims that manufacturers make about foods by applying data science?

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  • HFIM student team wins Dutch Ecotrophelia 2020

    Friday, June 26, 2020

    A team of students from the Maastricht University Campus Venlo joined the Dutch Ecotrophelia finales 2020 and won the first prize with an alternative snack made from sustainably cultivated shiitake mushrooms.

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  • UM Campus Venlo participates in study on loss of smell and taste with corona

    Wednesday, April 22, 2020

    Is loss of smell and taste a useful indicator for the early diagnosis of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus? This question is the focus of research by the Global Consortium of Chemosensory Research (GCCR), an international consortium of more than 600 doctors and scientists. UM Campus Venlo participates.

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  • Professors of Youth, Food and Health

    Put down the 'frikandel'

    Thursday, March 12, 2020

    On the Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo, paediatrician Edgar van Mil and psychologist Remco Havermans hold the Youth, Food and Health chair at Maastricht University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering.

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    New accommodation for Campus Venlo

    Thursday, October 10, 2019 Read more