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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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Lead Engineer Software

  • Beenen
  • Heerenveen
  • HBO
  • Undetermined time
Industrial processes are automated using machines and process installations. Control software plays an important and still growing role in this. Do you get excited about this and do you want to work on interesting and technically high-quality (international) projects for prominent clients? We are looking for a Lead Engineer Software. Duties and Responsibilities You will work with…

(Graduation) internship – Computer Science

IT Innovation

  • YP Your Partner
  • Drachten
  • HBO/WO
  • 6 months
Are you the HBO/WO topper who is interested in developing a data logger and connecting technical installations to the cloud? Then apply for this (graduation) internship!

PROJECT MANAGER High Pressure Technology

  • Resato International
  • Assen
  • HBO
Are you able to manage projects from A to Z on an international level? Job description Do you want to contribute to the further development of Resato High Pressure? You supervise international projects from design to installation. You are able to set the right priorities and you are able to complete projects. You can…

Internship: Innovation of the future

  • Philips
  • Drachten
  • MBO / HBO / WO
  • 3, 6 or 12 months
Start date: All year Duration: 6 > months In this role, you have the opportunity to make life better You will get the opportunity to lead and/or participate in various projects related to Innovation and/or Operations at Philips in Drachten. We challenge you to further develop your talents and gain experience in a technical environment….

(junior) E&I Engineer

  • Beenen
  • Heerenveen
  • HBO
  • Undetermined time
Are you enthusiastic about designing control systems and do you want to work on interesting and technically high-quality projects for prominent clients? We are looking for a (junior) E&I Engineer. Tasks and responsibilities You will work together with 230 enthusiastic colleagues from our offices in Heerenveen, Zwolle and Nijkerk. The E&I Engineering group, part of the…

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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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