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Inspiring

innovations in Plastics

“ The world population will continue to grow in the 21st century to become
nine billion by 2050. The need for new sustainable products and materials
will grow with it as well. ”

Inspiring

innovations in Plastics

“ New transportation concepts are needed to meet the mobility ambitions
of a growing population. Lightweight materials will be crucial to come to
sustainable solutions. ”

Inspiring

innovations in Plastics

“ Energy neutral or even energy generating housing solutions will depend
on smart materials, controlling the in-house climate and supporting living
comfort based on sustainable energy only. ”

Inspiring

innovations in Plastics

“ Local manufacturing will help to generate personalized solutions in consumer
and medical products, without the need for global transportation. ”

Welcome to our world of Plastics

The heart of the Brightlands Materials Center is an evolving ecosystem where scientific excellence, innovative applications and societal challenges come together.

The Brightlands Materials Center offers a meeting place at Brightlands Chemelot Campus and close collaboration with a global network of leading companies along the value chain and renowned universities and institutes.

In our shared research programs, where scientists, R&D researchers and students come and work together, we secure application-driven research along the whole chain of knowledge.

‘We believe that we are part, and should act in, an eco-system of know-how to solve challenges along the way.’

During our Partner Event, we met up with Roel Huis in ‘t Veld from Kriya Materials. Roel is an important partner of Brightlands Materials Center, and is since 2012 the director of Kriya Materials B.V. Please, let us introduce Kriya Materials to you!

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‘Brightlands Materials Center is able to combine the existing knowledge with the R&D power of their own staff and students to help the companies increase their innovative power.’

Wouter is General Manager of Yparex B.V. Yparex B.V. is a leading European producer of extrudable adhesive resins which are used in several multilayer applications such as Food Packaging. Besides that, Yparex is one of the partners of Brightlands Materials Center.

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Solution Highlights

Patient Specific Protheses and Implants

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Small series production of parts

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Integrated electronics

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