The Province of Groningen, with a population of around 583,000 inhabitants, dispersed over 23 municipalities, is dynamic, enterprising and innovating province located in the Nothern Netherlands.
The University of Groningen together with the municipality, the UMCG and the Hanze University of Applied Sciences have created a portal that showcases news and events around life, work, study and entrepreneurship that are happening in the region.
Small and medium size enterprizes in LifeScience and Medical Technology are united to increase the innovativeness of the Northern Netherlands and promote sustainable regional development.
The Campus is an inspiring ecosystem where high-quality researchers and entrepreneurs work together with goverments on innovative Medical Technology & Devices, special Molecules & Materials, and Developing, Testing and (Bio)Analyzing new Pharmaceuticals.
HANNN is the portal that creates exposure and collaboration opportunities for its knowledge institutes and companies, making it easier to export innovations in the area of healthy and active ageing
The Center for Development and Innovation (CDI) is the department that facilitates and drives societal and economic impact of UMCG expertise and facilities. Internally this is done through strategic development and support. Externally by partnering with dedicated institutes or companies (public-private partnerships).
The Interfaculty Mass Spectrometry Center supports other research groups in their efforts to characterise or quantify molecules of chemical, biological and pharmaceutical interest. The available equipment includes a range of instruments and various separation systems, including HPLC, UPLC, nanoLC and CE.
Flowcytometry provides an unequalled technique for the analysis and sorting of specific cell types in the context of larger populations of cells. UMCG/RUG have a dedicated facility which provides high quality analytical work, thanks to highly specialized flow cytometry operators, who supervise and handle the equipment on a daily basis, provides
The Alzheimer Research Center Groningen (ARCG) is a knowledge and research center in the area of Alzheimer's disease and dementia. The goals of the ARCG are to improve the quality of life in people with dementia and their close relatives and to stimulate scientific research into memory disorders and dementia.
The MS Center is a collaboration between the departments of Neurology, Cell Biology and Neuroscience of UMC Groningen and the Neurology Department of the Martini Hospital in Groningen. The emphasis on the clinical research is based the causes and remedies of myelin loss and disease mechanisms during the later, progressive phase of MS.
The main theme of GRIAC is unravelling the underlying mechanisms of the development, progression and remission of airway obstruction, allergy and airway hyperresponsiveness, their mutual interactions,and their relevance to treatment.
The mission of the European Institute for the Biology of Ageing (ERIBA) is to better understand what causes ageing. Our studies are focused on the mechanisms that result in loss of cells with age and the decline in the function of old cells and tissues.