Lifeportkaart op beeldscherm

Interactive map Lifeport: a treasure map of industriousness in the Arnhem – Nijmegen – Wageningen area.

Interactieve kaart Lifeport: een schatkaart van bedrijvigheid in de regio Arnhem – Nijmegen - Wageningen

The Economic Board has created an interactive map with interesting organisations in Health, High-Tech, Energy, Food and Sustainability. Its aim is to display all  the actors within these sectors who are members of the Lifeport innovation network. Where will you find interesting developments, potential partners for collaboration, and knowledge within your sector?

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imec John Baekelmans

Inspiring innovator: John Baekelmans wants to enhance people’s lives

Inspiring innovator: John Baekelmans wants to enhance people's lives

The collaboration between global players imec, the Radboudumc, Radboud University and Wageningen University & Research was of interest to many in the area this past year. John Baekelmans — Managing Director of imec the Netherlands — relates how imec uses nanotechnology innovations, AI and big data to contribute to sustainable solutions to global issues. “Ultimately it’s all about behavioural change.”

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Heino Falcke Zwarte Gat

Inspiring innovator: Heino Falcke wants to prevent knowledge from disappearing down a black hole

Inspiring innovator: Heino Falcke wants to prevent knowledge from disappearing down a black hole

It was global news: in April 2019, the first ever photograph of a black hole was presented during a press conference in Brussels. Heino Falcke, professor of Astroparticle Physics and Radio Astronomy at the Radboud University, played a crucial part in capturing the photo. In doing so, a 20-year old dream was finally realised. “It just goes to show: a small idea can create quite a stir.

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