‘We were using open innovation well before it became a hype’
The respiration chamber developed in collaboration with Maastricht Instruments is immensely popular among local university students. When test week rolls around, many students are eager to sign up as test subjects and spend time in the air-conditioned Living Lab that has every imaginable creature comfort, including a deep-freeze toilet for analysing faeces. “We analyse the subject’s metabolism and energy stores. The information we collect can be used for medical research or professional athletics,” says Jean Paul Urlings, Business Developer of Valorisation at the company.
Read the full article (in dutch) on page 72/73 of Brainport 2020, the blog in progress.