The optimum utilisation of knowledge for innovation, for a healthy, sustainable and socio-economically strong northern region. This is what Northern Knowledge is committed to, on behalf of the University of Groningen, the University Medical Center Groningen and the Hanze University of Applied Sciences.

  • Would you like to know whether the University of Groningen, the UMCG and the Hanze University of Applied Sciences possess knowledge that could be useful for your company or organisation?
  • Would you like to collaborate with the Hanze University of Applied Sciences, the University of Groningen or the UMCG on innovation?
  • Are you a student or a researcher with the idea of setting up a company?

Northern Knowledge can help you find the right person to contact within the three institutions. Please feel free to contact us. We will discuss your question and see which department or researcher we can match you to.

Email or call

Phone: +31 (0) 50 363 5459

Would you prefer to contact the institutions directly?

Please see several contact details below that may be of interest to you:

Center for Development and Innovation (CDI), UMCG

The CDI has a long tradition in collaboration with the business community and other private partners. The CDI strives for an optimal social and economic exploitation of scientific output, leading to innovations for the benefit of patients, medical care and industry.

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Department of Industry Relations, University of Groningen

The Industry Relations team is committed to finding and establishing connections with interested parties and their different perspectives and ideas. We will be happy to discuss the possibilities with your organisation. Do you have any questions, suggestions or comments? Please feel free to contact us.

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Marian van Os Centre for Entrepreneurship, Hanze UAS

Entrepreneurship is inextricably attached to the practice-based approach which is characteristic for higher education at an University of Applied Sciences (UAS) in the Netherlands. Hanze UAS is in constant contact with companies and institutions which we collaborate with, focusing on education and research.Collectively, we respond actively to developments in the Northern Netherlands.

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University of Groningen Centre of Entrepreneurship (UGCE)

UGCE is based on three equally important pillars: engaged education, excellent research and active business development support for students of the University of Groningen.

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VentureLab North

VentureLab North is a business accelerator for startups and existing companies in the Northern Netherlands.

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Campus Groningen

Here at the Campus, companies and institutions with a passion for research, education and entrepreneurship work closely together to create real impact. Among others in the field of Healthy Aging, Sustainable Society and Energy.

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Business Portal Hanze University of Applied Sciences

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Society and Business Portal of the University of Groningen

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