News items OnePlanet Research Center celebrates five-year anniversary with event 'Gelderland innovations with global impact'

7 March 2024

The OnePlanet Research Center innovation center is five years old and is celebrating with an anniversary event on April 3, 2024 at Industriepark Kleefse Waard in Arnhem.

Since its launch in 2019, OnePlanet Research Center has grown into a solid organization in the field of nano- and digital technology in agriculture, food, health and environment. With more than 100 employees, offices in Wageningen and Nijmegen, extensive laboratory facilities and innovative research programs, OnePlanet has been working on groundbreaking innovations for the past 5 years. In addition, the thriving OpenEducation program and cooperation with SMEs in the region have contributed to the success of the center.



To celebrate this milestone, OnePlanet Research Center is organizing a dynamic afternoon that will not only look back at the results achieved but also look ahead. Richard van Wezel, Director of Health - Management team OnePlanet Research Center: "The first two studies in healthy subjects using OnePlanet's smart pill to take measurements in the gastrointestinal tract have been successful. This year we want to start studies in patients in cooperation with the Radboudumc."
During the afternoon there will be several demonstrations of developed innovations and the researchers involved invite visitors to ask questions. There will also be ample opportunity for networking during the initial lunch and closing drinks. OnePlanet's founding partners, stakeholders, collaborative partners and other interested parties are cordially invited to attend the event.

Smart toilet

Would you like to learn more about how innovations like the ingestible sensor pill and the smart toilet are contributing to human health in the future? Or do you want to know how an autonomous greenhouse and digital orchard contribute to the global issue of food security? Or are you interested in the education of the future and the learning workshops where students from different backgrounds work together to come up with practical solutions?  Sign up for the OnePlanet Research Center event here


OnePlanet Research Center

OnePlanet Research Center is a collaboration between the microchip research center imec, Wageningen University & Research (WUR), Radboud University (RU) and Radboudumc. In addition, the innovation center is supported by the province of Gelderland. With a focus on the intersection of agriculture, nutrition, health, environment and high-tech, OnePlanet works on breakthrough innovations that contribute to solving major societal challenges, such as the nitrogen crisis, food security and healthcare pressures. By combining domain expertise with sensors, sensor connectivity and data science/artificial intelligence, application innovations are developed that make a difference. For this, OnePlanet also works closely with companies, from Gelderland's SMEs to national and international industrial partners. Through the OpenEducation program, it also makes its knowledge and technology accessible to students in secondary and higher education.

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