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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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(Junior) Software Engineer

  • 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 (junior) Software Engineer. Duties and Responsibilities You will work with…

CNC Turn-Milling multi-axis operator/specialist

  • Norma Group
  • Drachten
  • MBO
  • 1 year
What are you going to do? Your workplace is in a modern machine park in a pleasant environment and you are responsible for preventive maintenance on the machine you work on. With your experience you can think along in the process and propose improvements. You do not like simple work but you want challenges in your work….

(Graduation) internship Applied Mathematics

IT Innovation

  • YP Your Partner
  • Drachten
  • HBO/WO
  • 6 months
As a Big Data Analyst you are completely passionate about improving processes through data analysis. The emphasis in this assignment is to offer added value to the available data, aimed at process optimization.

(Graduation) Internship ZiuZ Medical – Automatic Pouch emptying and sorting device

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. Sometimes the patient rolls, containing medication, are returned to the pharmacy, unused. Today these…

Mechanic employees

Assembly Mechatronics Technic

  • WhisperPower
  • Drachten
  • MBO
  • 6 months
To strengthen our production team in Drachten, we have a vacancy for Mechanic employees of our generators and hybrid systems. We are looking for an enthusiastic and flexible colleague who will fulfill an executive role in the field of assembly and assembly of our generators and hybrid systems. WhisperPower BV is an internationally operating company,…

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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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