Realising the Medace concept was enabled by the support of partners with a clear focus on empowering life sciences and health innovation and business: the University of Maastricht, LIOF (the Limburg Development and Investment Company), Academic Hospital of Maastricht, the Brightlands Chemelot and Maastricht Health campuses and Provincie Limburg.
“Knowledge valorization is becoming increasingly important to us as a University as an extension of our academic research and education. Medace offers us a springboard with which the results of scientific research can be further developed into new medical products and services, ultimately leading to new employment and more economic activity in Limburg and beyond.”Wim BensCEO UM Holding
“Medace offers a complete and high quality solution for both start-ups and established entrepreneurs who are looking for a professional environment for medical product development. Medace offers a strong and globally unique concept that makes the path for medical developments to the patient so much easier.”Tys van ElkManaging Director LIOF
“Medace's learning-working environment helps researchers and start-ups to accelerate their medical product - cell therapy or medical device - to the clinical phase according to the appropriate laws, and regulations. By integrating research and education, medical developments are elevated to a higher quality level. For Maastricht UMC+, this is an important pillar in its mission to provide the best possible care to patients and to contribute to improving health in the region.”Gabriël ZwartCFO Maastricht UMC+
“Medace offers a solution for both starting and established entrepreneurs who are looking for a professional environment for medical product development. The cooperation with the Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus and the Brightlands Chemelot Campus provides a strong and globally unique concept in our region. Leading biomedical companies like these are important for the further growth of the Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus.”Joost van den AkkerRegional Minister of Economic Affairs Provincie Limburg
“Medace, with its multi-client cleanroom facility, is an important link in the overall innovation chain for regenerative medicine at the Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus. Partly thanks to Medace, medical innovations find their way to the patient faster.”Jan CobbenhagenCEO Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus
“Developments in the biomedical field are moving at breakneck speed. Medace is one of the strong crossovers at Brightlands; this time, the partnership is between the Brightlands Maastricht Health Campus and the Brightlands Chemelot Campus. Medace is a crucial step in optimizing innovations to get them to the first-in-man phase. It represents an important reinforcement of the Brightlands biomedical ecosystem.”Jurgen van de RijkeCFO Brightlands Chemelot Campus