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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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7.5 years of high-tech collaboration!

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Much interest at Delft Business Day

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On 21 February, TU Delft students visited the Delft Business Day (DDB). This was a great opportunity for them to meet representatives of the companies and find out more about the available internships and vacancies. Four of the 22 companies affiliated with ICD were present: Kwant Controls, Philips, SRON…

Students of CSG Liudger visit WhisperPower

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On February 16, a group of students from the Liudger Christian School from the Netherlands, Germany and Spain visited the WhisperPower company in Drachten. This visit was part of an internationalization project of CSG Liudger in which the students gain insight into sustainable solutions for the future. WhisperPower is a Dutch company that develops innovative sustainable…

ICD welcomes 1000th student at High Tech Safari

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In the period before Corona, about 800 students had visited the ICD companies. No physical events took place during the pandemic, but since March 2022 this has been possible again and 1000 students have already visited our Safaris in 1 year. All the more reason to take a moment to reflect on the fact that we welcomed the thousandth student to our High Tech Safari for the Hochschule Emden-Leer this week.

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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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