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Limburg is one of the Netherlands’ 12 provinces. Situated between Belgium and Germany, the Region is dominated by borders. Long, tall Limburg has 351 km of borders with other countries and is connected to the rest of the Netherlands by just 113 km. It’s not surprising that Limburgians have traditionally looked further than the borders and have worked, studied or shopped in...

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Borderless: A comic about the Limburg borders

In celebration of the anniversary year of the Province of Limburg, cartoonists are creating a unique album with illustrated reports and stories about the border between Belgium and Germany.

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Urban Data Centre Heerlen-CBS cited as example at global congress

The municipality of Heerlen and Statistics Netherlands (CBS) were invited by the World Council on City Data (WCCD) to attend the global congress 'Cities on the Global Stage - Data as the Universal Language' in Dubai.

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FASHIONCLASH CHENGDU 2017

FASHIONCLASH will present work of more than 30 emerging designers and artists from The Netherlands and Flanders in Chengdu, China.

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MSM CONNECTS WITH LIMBURG BUSINESS COMMUNITY

Maastricht School of Management was one of the presenting organizations at the Connect Limburg network event held on 15 February.

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EMBRACING EXCHANGE

The project EMBRACING EXCHANGE aims to enhance the relations between German and Dutch designers, makers and cultural institutes.

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Aachen-Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials officially open

The “Aachen-Maastricht Institute for Biobased Materials” (AMIBM) opens 1500 m² of new laboratories on the Brightlands Chemelot Campus and presents new installations (eg. wet spinning line) and initiatives such as the launch of the BioTex Fieldlab.

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Europe Calling! Maastricht, 25 years on

Forum asks what’s next for the European Union?

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Belgium and the Netherlands Swap Land in Limburg, and Remain Friends (New York Times - november 2016)

From Cyprus to Ukraine, Israel to the Balkans, conflicts over land have long turned bloody. But on Monday, the Netherlands and Belgium managed to settle a festering territorial problem, without firing a single bullet and with an unlikely spur: a headless corpse.corpse. (New York Times - november 2016)

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BOOST FOR MEDICAL LOGISTICS CAMPUS IN HEERLEN

Start build of Medtronic’s new distribution centre reinforces medical logistical expertise in South Limburg region

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Europe Calling!!

Movie on the capital of the crossborder region Limburg, Maastricht.

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