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Chemelot InSciTe is much more than a pilot plant. "“Each project is assigned two project leaders: one responsible for the substantive progress, and the other one focusing on commercialising the technology," says Director Emiel Staring.
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Chemelot InSciTe, located on the Brightlands Chemelot Campus, was founded in 2014 by five parties with ambitions in the market for bio-based and bio-medical materials: DSM, Maastricht University, Maastricht UMC+, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) and the Province of Limburg. They also invested in a facility where physical work is being done to scale up innovations that have outgrown the lab scale. Attention is paid to both chemical technology and the economic aspects of entrepreneurship.

“They are both equally important,” says Staring. How you develop the technology also determines how you can commercialise it. That’s the unique character of Chemelot InSciTe: bringing together people with a wide range of knowledge and skills.”

Read the full article in Agro & Chemistry.