Joining forces for agri-food innovation
- Promotes knowledge exchange on healthy and safe food, future farming and bio-circular economy research
- Opportunities for co-creation of new vegetable innovations
BASF Vegetable Seeds signed an agreement to become a private entity shareholder of Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo B.V. (Netherlands) on January 1, 2020. The Brightlands campus is at the heart of the North-West European agri-food scene, focusing its research on healthy and safe food, future farming and bio-circular economy. BASF will be one of three shareholders, joining Maastricht University and the province of Limburg.
The Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo connects entrepreneurs from around 65 companies, start-ups, scientists and students from knowledge institutes such as Maastricht University, Fontys Universities of Applied Sciences, and HAS University of Applied Sciences. It is part of Brightlands, an open innovation community consisting of four campuses in the Dutch province Limburg that work on major challenges of sustainability and health.