The Campus is the beating heart of the Healthy Ageing theme. It is located on and around the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), on the east side of the city center in Groningen. The UMCG is one of the largest hospitals in the Netherlands and the largest employer in the Northern Netherlands. More than 10,000 employees provide patient care, are involved in medical education and perform cutting-edge scientific research.
The Healthy Ageing Campus is the organisational vehicle that brings together all facilities, enterprises and researchers in and connected to the UMCG in the Healthy Ageing areas of Medical Technology & Devices, Molecules & Materials, and Development, Testing & Analysis of Pharmaceuticals, with a specific focus on Healthy Ageing businesses.
The importance of value creation
Public funding for fundamental research is declining. As of 2016, the (Dutch) government will start to view social and economic impact as a key performance indicator for public research institutes. ...Learn more
Deriving from scientific excellence the Health Ageing Campus continuously created knowledge. This leads to spin-off companies, shared facilities and new knowledge regarding the ageing process and ways to enable individuals to reach their full health potential.Learn more
Knowledge for the market
The process of transferring knowledge involves multiple steps and Business Generator can assist in each of them, for example, screening of ideas, obtaining intellectual property protection, identifying partners or customers, and negotiating agreements.Lees meer