Chemelot InSciTe is an initiative of the Founding Fathers DSM, Maastricht University and Maastricht University Medical Center, Eindhoven University of Technology and the Provincie Limburg via two investment funds. Chemelot InSciTe is located at the Brightlands Chemelot Campus in Geleen.



Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders simultaneously.


UM and MUMC+

Maastricht University (UM), the most international university in the Netherlands, stands out for its innovative approach to learning and international outlook. Maastricht University Medical Center (MUMC+), a collaboration between Maastricht University and the Academic Hospital Maastricht, strive for the best possible healthcare by integration of patient care, research and education. 
Maastricht University (UM) and the Maastricht University Medical Centre (MUMC+) aim to play a leading role in the sustainable economic development of Limburg.



Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) is a research university specializing in engineering science & technology. Its education, research and knowledge valorization contributes to: 

  • science for society: solving the major societal issues and boosting prosperity and welfare by focusing on the Strategic Areas of Energy, Health and Smart Mobility
  • science for industry: the development of technological innovation in cooperation with industry
  • science for science: progress in engineering sciences through excellence in key research cores and innovation in education
Provincie Limburg

Provincie Limburg

Limburg is a unique province, rich in nature, culture and history with a thriving innovative business community. A province that unites tradition with progress and serves as a home and workplace for over 1.1 million Limburgers from a range of different cultural and geographical backgrounds. It shares more borders with Belgium and Germany than the rest of the Netherlands. Everyday life has always involved contact with areas that are today located outside the national borders. The geographical location and history mean that cross-border cooperation has become a fact of life. 
The Provincie Limburg invests in InSciTe via the investment funds Chemelot Scientific Participations and Chemelot Research Facilities.

Founding fathers

Chemelot InSciTe