Wageningen Campus offers companies and organisations that are active in the field of Agro, Food, Biobased and Healthy Living Environment an array of options to set up on campus, with possibilities ranging from building their own building on campus to renting a part of or just several offices within a business complex. For example, organisations can set up in Plus Ultra, directly in Wageningen UR, or at Business and Science park on Wageningen Campus. There is also the option of using laboratories or technology halls on a project basis. Startups will find an ideal location in the StartHub or the incubator in Plus Ultra, which is centrally located on Wageningen Campus.
Even in today’s society with numerous virtual modes of contact, direct and personal interaction is still extremely important for the creation of partnerships, knowledge and information exchanges and the generation of new ideas. Employees of companies, organisations and knowledge institutes on and around Wageningen Campus work in a green and inspiring environment where they have ample opportunities for such direct interaction by participating in the various content-related activities or through the shared use of research facilities.
Besides the university, there are also renowned contract research institutes located on Wageningen Campus, as well as a range of commercial and/or service companies and organisations which are active in the field of AgroFood, Biobased or Healthy Living Environment. With this, Wageningen Campus offers the perfect base to collaborate on fundamental and applied research projects. The Triple Helix – collaboration between knowledge institutes, government and companies – can be witnessed everywhere on Wageningen Campus. This collaboration applies to national companies, within the EU (high success rate in procuring EU projects) and worldwide, with several international partnership projects.
Wageningen University has a fast-growing student population and is very international (with more than 100 nationalities represented). It constitutes a very valuable pool of creative, highly trained employees, both for temporary assignments, such as internship or graduate positions and specific assignments via the student consultancy, UniPartners. It is of course also a fantastic place to recruit your future employees.