Excursion Innovationcluster Drachten (ICD)

Innovatiecluster Drachten (ICD) is an internationally active ecosystem of 15 collaborating high-tech companies and knowledge institutes operating at the forefront of innovation and competitive on the global market. On the 24th of April, we have the chance to visit 5 of their facilities.

Working in ICD means contributing to solutions for the future. We call these challenges the Big 5 of High Tech: 3D metal printing; Remote sensoring and big data; Robotics; Visual intelligence and All-electric propulsion. Over 3,500 motivated professionals - from university graduates to production employees - opted for a career in high-tech industry at one of our companies. They enjoy the challenge of using each other’s knowledge to develop high-end and unique products and to manufacture these products. This is only possible because mutual competition gave way to mutual support and mutual reinforcement.

This collaboration results in more than 50 new product introductions a year worldwide that save people’s lives, render the control of complex systems easy, adjust products to the individual needs and wishes of consumers, and make data needed for further improvement of food quality accessible.

Together the ICD companies are the heart of the smart factory region in Northwestern Europe.

The full schedule can be viewed in the image. Transport, lunch and dinner are included.

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Who, what, where, when...

Committee for Lectures and Excursions
Excursion Innovationcluster Drachten (ICD)
Wednesday 24 April 2019 from 9:00 until 20:00 iCal-link