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RUG Ventures to be name partner of EBF Conference Start-Up Pitch

We are proud to be the official name partner of the EBF Conference RUG Ventures Start-Up Pitch 2021 EBF Conference The EBF Conference is the largest two-day student conference in the Netherlands and will be held on the 7th and 8th of October, 2021. The first day will be the so-called ‘College Day’, where students …

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Life Science-region northern Netherlands frontrunner with worldwide impact

LIFE SCIENCES & HEALTH-REGION NORTHERN NETHERLANDS FRONTRUNNER WITH WORLDWIDE IMPACT   FAST GROWTH Growing and promising. Those are the characteristics that fit the Life Science & Health sector perfectly in the northern Netherlands. Separate initiatives perform well, the progressing collaboration is the key to even more success. Medication that does not come far from here …

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Ancora Health joins Techleap.nl’s Rise programme

ANCORA HEALTH JOINS TECHLEAP.NL’S RISE PROGRAMME  Ancora Health joins Techleap.nl’s Rise programme with Rise Batch #5. Within the Rise programme, scaleup founders who are active in the tech industry discuss their growth challenges during sessions with experienced entrepreneurs and scaling experts. Rise helps companies join and build a community full of founders, helping each other along …

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Recell cellulose from WWTP used in asphalt at RWZI Harlingen

RECELL IN THE ASPHALT AT RWZI HARLINGEN WWTP Harlingen  Recell cellulose has been used in the new asphalt for WWTP (RWZI) Harlingen, together with recycled asphalt and linseed oil. One of the Recell production sites is located at the WWTP in Geestmerambacht. Here, Recell’s Cellvation technique is used to regain and upcycle cellulose from waste …

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Foamplant enters the KvK Innovation Top 100 with GROWFOAM

FOAMPLANT ENTERS THE KVK INNOVATION TOP 100 FOAMPLANT Foamplant, producer and worldwide frontrunner in the field of biodegradable and circular foam, has entered the Dutch Chamber of Commerce (KvK) Innovation top 100. Every year, the KvK comes up with a ranking, showcasing the top 100 innovative Dutch SMEs (Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises). Foamplant has entered …

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Ocean Grazer’s Ocean Battery to continue its journey after successful test results

TIME FOR THE NEXT STEP Technical advisor  DNV, the international accredited registrar and classification society from Norway, acts as a technical advisor for RUG Ventures in order to do a claims verification for the Ocean Battery prototype as developed by Ocean Grazer. This verification yielded positive results, which means Ocean Grazer is now one step …

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