Programme Board

The Programme Board of Northern Knowledge provides an exchange of information and coordination on the activities and programmes of the participating knowledge institutions in the core areas of IP Knowledge Transfer, Industry Relations, Campus Development, Business Development and Entrepreneurship.

Members of the Programme Board:

Annemieke Galema
Chairman Programme Board, Director Northern Knowledge 
Peta de Vries
Dean Institute of Engineering, Hanze University of Applied Sciences
Website Institute of Engineering
Hugo Velthuijsen
Director Marian van Os Centre for Entrepreneurship, Hanze University of Applied Sciences
Website Marian van Os Centre
Iris Vis
Dean of Industry Relations, University of Groningen
Website Industry Relations
Aard Groen
Dean of University of Groningen Centre of Entrepreneurship
Website UGCE
Jan Sikkema
Director Business Development, UMC Groningen
Website Center for Development and Innovation 


Edward van der Meer
Director Campus Groningen
Website Campus Groningen

Northern Knowledge is an initiative of the University of Groningen, the University Medical Center Groningen and the Hanze University of Applied Sciences:


We closely cooperate with: