The Institute for Sustainable Process technology is a co-operation between industry, universities, and knowledge institutes, which aims at speeding up innovation processes and make them more efficient than they are at present.


TNO is an independent research organisation whose expertise and research make an important contribution to the competitiveness of companies and organisations, to the economy and to the quality of society as a whole.


Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN) is the largest energy research institute in the Netherlands.

The Dutch Polymer Institute (DPI) performs pre-competitive research into polymers and their application, linking scientific knowledge to the industrial need for innovation.

Wetsus, centre of excellence for sustainable water technology is a facilitating intermediary for trend-setting know-how development.


MESA+ is one of the world’s largest nanotechnology research institutes; and it’s the largest research institute in this field in the Netherlands.


NIZO food research is a leading global center in proteins, bacteria, and processing. We are an independent company and one of the most advanced contract research centers in the world.

Green PAC Centre of Expertise for (green) plastics, fibres and composites.
Green PAC is the innovation node for green (fibre) chemistry within a network of high-tech companies and knowledge institutions. It is an initiative of Stenden University of Applied Sciences and Windesheim University of Applied Sciences. With a COCI location in Emmen and an iLab location in Zwolle Green PAC forms an important link for applied research of smart materials in the plastics industry.


VITO is a leading European independent research and consultancy centre in the areas of cleantech
and sustainable development, elaborating solutions for the large societal challenges of today.

  Die Forschungs-Gesellschaft Verfahrens-Technik ist ein gemeinnütziger Verein zur Förderung von Forschung, Lehre und Fortbildung auf dem Gebiet der Verfahrenstechnik sowie des Maschinen- und Apparatebaues.