MERLN is part of the Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus, which strives to achieve a leading position in the field of biomedical engineering and cellular therapies.
Brightlands is an open innovation community in a global context, connecting four campuses in the province of Limburg: in Maastricht, Heerlen, Sittard-Geleen and Venlo. The campuses provide entrepreneurs, scientists and students state-of-the-art facilities to support development, education, innovation and growth. Naturally, there are close links between all four Brightlands campuses, and together they enable Limburg to serve as an innovation region where researchers and entrepreneurs take on the major challenges in the areas of materials, health, food and smart services.
At Brightlands, regenerative medicine activities operate at the interface of biology, engineering and entrepreneurship. Their team of experienced business developers works in close collaboration with the local scientific community to maximize outreach, development and the commercialization of research. Find out more about Brightlands on their website