Technologies Added

Technologies Added in Emmen is the first Smart Factory in the Netherlands where like-minded companies produce together under one roof.


In Boost-up, a group of experienced entrepreneurs helps enthusiastic entrepreneurs to grow quickly by offering unique products and services.

Campus Groningen – Healthy Ageing Campus

The Healthy Ageing Campus Netherlands brings together all the facilities, companies and researchers at and around the UMCG that fall under the fields of Food & (e-)Health, Biomedical Technology and Pharma.

Campus Groningen – Zernike Campus

Zernike Campus focuses on energy, chemistry, life sciences and big data. There are public-private cooperations with knowledge institutions, numerous companies and facilities such as Innolab Chemie Groningen, Zernike NanoLab Groningen, Energy Transition Center EnTrance.


NICE wants to contribute to the growth of the innovation capacity for a circular economy in the Northern Netherlands. They do this by offering companies, governments and initiators from the North a place to share potential business cases in practice.

Tech hub Assen

A place where entrepreneurs, companies and institutions from the region find each other to solve innovation issues together in collaboration with knowledge institutes.


The Emmtec is a Business park located in Emmen.


The Greenpac is an open innovation centre focussing on (green) plastics, fibers and composites.


The energy transition requires cooperation. That is why the Municipality of Emmen, the Province of Drenthe, EMMTEC services, New Energy Coalition, Gasunie, Gasunie Transport Services (GTS) and NAM are jointly investigating the possibilities regarding reuse of the gas purification installation (GZI) in the municipality of Emmen. They do this together with parties such as EBN, Engie, Rendo Networks, Rika Greenpark and Ludan.


INCAS3 connects available scientific knowledge to industry challenges by performing multidisciplinary research.