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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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Trainees discover innovation in Fryslân

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Future in technology On March 28, Roos Tuinenburg and her fellow trainees from the Friesch Dagblad, Omrop Fryslân and the Leeuwarder Courant had the unique opportunity to visit Innovatiecluster Drachten (ICD) and the affiliated companies BD and WhisperPower. This visit was part of a year-long program full of master classes and excursions, intended to…

Successful discovery tour at ICD companies with Hanze University of Applied Sciences students

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We recently had the pleasure of meeting Dr. ir. Viktória Houwing, Program Manager Engineering Master SSE & Professorship Smart Systems at Hanze University of Applied Sciences Groningen, together with her students, welcomes us to our ICD companies, including BD and PerkinElmer. After this inspiring tour we received an enthusiastic response from Viktória: “Thank you very much for your warm welcome and…

Data ownership workshop

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A knowledge deepening session by ICD On Tuesday April 26, the ICD working group AI (Artificial Intelligence) organized an essential workshop on the ownership of data, algorithms and information. This event marked an important step for ICD companies to delve deeper into the complexities of data and how to manage it as a valuable asset. Ernst Jan…

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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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