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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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High quality of life in the Northern Netherlands

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The high-tech companies in the Northern Netherlands that are affiliated with the Innovatiecluster Drachten (ICD) are constantly on the move. Here products and services are developed in the field of 3D printing, robotics, innovative products for health and well-being, renewable energy, high-pressure technology, artificial intelligence and circular production. That is why we are looking for technically trained staff, both students and people with work experience….

Great succes for PhD Day in Groningen

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The PhD day in Groningen on February 3, 2023 was a great success. Many students took the time to attend this meeting and to network with companies or to enter into a substantive conversation during a speed date. One of the most popular stands was Innovatiecluster Drachten's, which was staffed by four…

High Tech Safari TFV Francken

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On January 20, 2023, a High Tech Safari of the ICD took place. About 80 students from study association TFV Francken were warmly welcomed in Drachten. Under the guidance of their professor of applied physics and assistant, they visited the ICD companies Philips, NTS Norma, BD and SRON. They also attended a lecture in the field of…

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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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