The lignin asphalt road surface on the provincial road N987 in Groningen seems to be living up to expectations. "The road has been used a lot and the asphalt is doing its job extremely well."
The testing ground is a living lab where answers are sought to regional climate issues.
StabiAlert is developing a new digital crack sensor: the CrackR, adding to a range of sensors the company has marketed over the years to detect damage to buildings.
€330 million from the EU for Groningen’s energy transition: ‘We are going to help the chemical and manufacturing industries’
In Groningen, stakeholders from various disciplines such as energy, economics, the labor market and innovation are looking at where the European funds should be channelled.
Carbon made from waste, or bioplastic made from sugar: The Chemport ecosystem is helping to make the chemical sector more sustainable.
By using residual heat from data centers and by using smart seasonal storage of sustainable heat, WarmteStad is doing its bit to ensure a sustainable future.
More knowledge about saline cultivation with plants and shellfish through the Dubbele Dijk innovative project in Groningen
From seaweed cultivation to growing potatoes on silty soil, there is plenty of experimentation with innovative agriculture at the Dubbele Dijk in the province of Groningen.
TNO and New Energy Coalition want to help the energy transition in the Netherlands with their newly-formed partnership.
For the first time, the Photanol Factory in Groningen is working with special bacteria that convert CO2 into raw materials for bioplastics.
Its wooden blades and green mast blend easily into the landscape: the Groningen windmill from EAZ Wind. The windmill is already being used by hundreds of farmers in the Netherlands.
All over the world, shortages of IT personnel are continuing to rise. At the IT Academy Noord-Nederland, they came up with a solution to this problem by providing retraining.
On the Suikerterrein, vocational students from Architecture to Fashion studies are working together on sustainable projects. "Collaborations arise that you could never have imagined before now,"
Campus Groningen no longer wants to be modest, books its first success with half a billion in funding
Campus Groningen is a prime location with lots of innovative start-ups that have long kept themselves under the radar. The recently established Campus Community Fund is helping them come to the fore.
The Dutch city of Groningen was designated as the site to test the Hyperloop: a tubular transport system where people or goods travel at speeds of up to 700 kph through a low-pressure network.
Thanks to the subsidy from the Dutch government, the initiative now has the thirty million euros needed for the construction of a Hyperloop test center in Groningen.
T-cells are genetically modified in the laboratory by adding an extra piece of DNA. This makes the cells able to detect, attack, and eliminate cancer cells.
"The further development of Campus Groningen is an integral project. The strength is not in the individual elements, but in the whole"
The intensive care unit of the UMCG receives 450,000 euros to find out why COVID-19 patients are much more often overweight in the ICU
"If we don't act, antibiotic-resistant infections threaten to become the leading cause of death worldwide by the year 2050."
With a microbiological air sampler, the researcher can measure the air in the room after someone has talked, coughed or sneezed