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!


  • Madhura Rao

    Concerns about daily bread

    Tuesday, June 28, 2022

    In the Netherlands, more than a million people live below the poverty line. For them, it is not a matter of course that they can buy enough healthy and affordable food.

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  • Pim Martens

    The biggest animal lovers don't have pets themselves

    Tuesday, June 21, 2022

    No, the animals on the livestock farm do not have it best. But that applies just as much to many of our pets, says Professor Pim Martens in his book Animal Dignity. An animal that is used to living in a forest in Romania can't just be dropped into a flat in Amsterdam.

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  • Vegan cheese wins Dutch preliminary round Ecotrophelia

    Wednesday, June 15, 2022
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  • Vegan cheese wins Dutch preliminary round Ecotrophelia

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  • UM students win Food Innovation Bachelor's Award

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  • There's a Secret to Getting Kids to Eat Vegetables

    Monday, May 9, 2022

    Do you have a child who refuses to eat anything green? Rewarding them for trying new vegetables may make them more willing to eat them, a new study claims.

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  • greenfood4health team

    UM Students win the GreenFood4Health Challenge

    Wednesday, April 20, 2022

    On 1 April 2022, the GreenFood4Health Challenge took place at the Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo. The winning team: Anastasia Kalalidou, Einar Schulze, Vanessa Klose, Inês Brito Da Mana Morgado and Saja Alowaisi (Fontys), master students of the MSc Health Food Innovation Management at Maastricht University (UM).

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  • groente

    Growers will be able to measure vitamins in the greenhouse

    Tuesday, April 5, 2022

    As a vegetable or fruit grower, measure how many vitamins are in your products? That is still in the future, but in the Food Screening EMR project companies and knowledge institutes are working on a device that will make this possible.

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  • Towards a healthier countryside

    Thursday, March 24, 2022

    Scientists from Maastricht University will lead a major research program into the health effects of climate adaptation in rural areas. In this programme, MANTRA, researchers from Maastricht University, Radboud University, Wageningen University & Research, Leiden University of Applied Sciences, RIVM, the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency and Naturalis are joining forces.

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  • The R is in the month. Which vitamins should you take or not take?

    Friday, February 18, 2022

    The R is in the month, you are tired, pale and feel that you could use some help. At the drugstore a whole wall of vitamins is staring at you, but which one should you take now?

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