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Innovatiecluster Drachten consists of 23 high-tech Innovative companies.

We do not compete with each other, but work together. This is how we develop and make high-quality and unique products. We do this by sharing knowledge. That is why we welcome any new insight and are happy to work with technical talents.

We share knowledge, for example, with honors programs for students and High-tech Safaris. We also have special career and development programs for talents and we guide high-tech startups. The companies share high-tech equipment, including industrial metal and plastic 3D printers and cobots in our Shared Facility Center. Our workshops for R&D projects, development and testing facilities for 3D printing and soon auditoriums for school and student programs are also located there.

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service engineer

Assembly Mechatronics Technic

  • WhisperPower
  • dragons
  • MBO
  • 6 months
We are looking for an Aftersales support engineer who provides technical support to the network at home and abroad from WhisperPower BV's head office in Drachten. WhisperPower BV is an internationally operating company, specialized in the development, production and distribution of independent electrical systems for the maritime, mobile and grid-independent market sectors. This fast-growing,…

Account manager

life science Analytical Market

  • Norma Group
  • dragons
  • HBO
  • 1 year
Are you a robust account manager who goes for the long-term relationship? Do you have experience and a network in the life science and analytical market? Do you have a heart for high-tech product development and are you a driven, result-oriented professional? Do you know how to further develop new customers? Then we are looking for you! What will you do?As an account manager at…

systems engineer

IT Innovation

  • Astron
  • tyrant
  • HBO/WO
  • 2 years with a possible extension of 1 year
ASTRON's mission is to make discoveries in radio astronomy happen via the development of novel and innovative technologies, the operation of world-class radio astronomy facilities — such as LOFAR — and the pursuit of fundamental astronomical research. ASTRON has embarked upon a program to develop a Science Data Center (SDC): an initiative to maximize the scientific…

(Graduation) Internship ZiuZ Medical – Sorting Cobot or Mechanization

Mechanical Engineering Mechatronics

  • ZiuZ Visual Intelligence
  • Gorredijk
  • HBO
  • 3 months
ZiuZ develops and delivers pouch inspection systems for pharmacies, all over the world. The pouches (Baxter pouches) are produced via a pouch packager. These dispensing devices are delivered to the pharmacies by partners of ZiuZ, who also sell the ZiuZ products. For optimal performance, the medication rolls are cut and winded in specific patient rolls….

BBL Allround Machining Machine


  • Norma Group
  • dragons
  • MBO
  • 1 year
Do you have a heart for technology? Are you precise and ambitious? Do you want to learn a fantastic trade? Then we have an opportunity for you! BBL Allround Machiner What will you do? Within the BBL Allround Machining course you will learn to make products using complex computer-controlled processing stations. To learn the trade we go…

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“I came into contact with this platform (Part of the Smart) through the ICD and found the perfect internship for me. After my internship I immediately rolled into my dream job”

– Henk de Vries


Working within the Innovatiecluster Drachten in the Northern Netherlands offers many possibilities. We regularly say: “The future is yours”.

You can actively participate in innovative R&D projects with us.

What is special is that we share knowledge and work on solutions to social problems.

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