There are various options for businesses and organisations active in the domains of agriculture, food, bio-based economy, and healthy living environment to establish themselves on Wageningen Campus. They can construct their own buildings, but renting is also possible, as is using facilities, such as laboratories, on a project basis. Startups can visit StartHub or the incubator in Plus Ultra, centrally located on Wageningen Campus. Business & Science Park Wageningen (BSPW), located west of the Kortenoord Allee, is a part of Wageningen Campus. Many companies here are specifically focused on life sciences, food and health.
Even in the current society with its superior virtual methods of contact, direct personal interaction is of great importance in the creation of collaborative projects, the exchange of knowledge, and the production of new ideas. Employees of businesses, organisations, and research institutions on and near Wageningen Campus work in a green and inspiring environment and have plenty of opportunities for this kind of direct interaction. For instance, this can be done by participating in the various activities that are organised or by using the joint research facilities. Click here for an overview of the facilities at Wageningen Campus.
In addition to the university, there are renowned contract research institutions located on Wageningen Campus along with a broad array of businesses and organisations as well as for those of longer duration.that are active in the knowledge domains of WUR at the commercial and/or service level. In this way, Wageningen Campus offers the perfect basis for collaboration in both fundamental and applied research projects. The Triple Helix - collaboration between research institutes, government, and the business community - is a given on Wageningen Campus. This cooperation applies to national businesses and within Europe (high success rate of EU projects) as well as worldwide.
Wageningen University & Research has a student population that is growing substantially and is highly international, with more than 100 nationalities represented. It is a valuable pool of creative, highly educated employees, for temporary assignments (e.g. in the form of work placements, graduation internships or focused assignments via Student Consultancy UniPartners) as well as for those of longer duration.