The Open University is one of the universities in the Netherlands and Belgium. There are, however, differences with the regular universities: the Open University is specifically dedicated to online education and research. The educational programme is structured in such a way that it enables you to study part-time.
Zuyd is an open knowledge institute where professionals in every phase of their development cross the borders of disciplines and organizations to collaborate on the development, transfer, and application of high-quality, practically-oriented knowledge.
Statistics Netherlands (CBS) enables people to have debates on social issues on the basis of reliable statistical information.
The mission of CBS is to publish reliable and coherent statistical information which responds to the needs of Dutch society. The responsibility of CBS is twofold: firstly, to compile (official) national statistics and secondly to compile European (community) statistics.
KPN International ensures reliable data and IP communications for corporate and wholesale customers in Europe and around the world. For all businesses, this is the communications age.
PGGM, a cooperative that provides services in the field of pension administration, communications, fiduciary advice and asset management to a range of Dutch clients. PGGM is perhaps best known for managing over € 180 billion in assets for PFZW, the second largest pension fund in the Netherlands.
IBM, International Business Machines Corporation, manufactures and markets computers hardware, middleware and software, and offers hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers, to nanotechnology. IBM is also a major research organization, holding the record for most patents generated by business for 24 consecutive years.
Rabobank is an international financial services provider operating on the basis of cooperative principles. It offers retail banking, wholesale banking, asset management, leasing and real estate services. Our focus is on all-finance services in the Netherlands and on retail and wholesale banking, and food & agri internationally. If you are interested in Rabobank products and services, you can contact your local Rabobank.
De Volksbank is an independent, purely Dutch bank holding company with four distinctive brands that is close to its customers.
BNY Mellon is an investments company. We provide investment management, investment services and wealth management that help institutions and individuals succeed in markets all over the world. In the region of Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, which we have been serving since the 1900s, we deliver services to a broad range of clients seeking access to global capital markets.
Maastricht University (UM) is the most international university in the Netherlands and, with more than 16,000 students and 4,000 employees, is still growing. The university stands out for its innovative education model, international character and multidisciplinary approach to research and education.
Brightlands is an open innovation community in a global context and connects four campuses in the province of Limburg, the Netherlands. Joint focus is health and sustainability. Brightlands combines science, business and education in materials, health, food and smart services. The campuses offer entrepreneurs, scientists and students, state of the art facilities to support development, innovation and growth.
Blockchain is viewed as a potential source of trust, prosperity and security for society and business. The Dutch Blockchain Coalition tries to stimulate the large scale deployment of blockchain technology in The Netherlands..
Accenture solves our clients' toughest challenges by providing unmatched services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. We partner with more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, driving innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. With expertise across more than 40 industries and all business functions, we deliver transformational outcomes for a demanding new digital world.
TNO connects people and knowledge to create innovations that boost the sustainable competitive strength of industry and well-being of society. This is our mission and it is what drives us, the 2,600 professionals at TNO, in our work every day.
Zuyderland originates from a merger between Atrium Medical Center Parkstad and Orbis Medical and Care Concern Sittard-Geleen. They continually strive to develop and successfully implement new and usable ideas, tools, techniques, services and processes for care and service delivery. By being innovative, they try to optimize the care for their patients. Furthermore, medical specialists and other professionals are interested in innovations, which stimulates the inflow of highly qualified specialists.
Financial services provider APG Group provides services such as executive consultancy, asset management, pension administration, pension communication and employers services. APG performs these activities on behalf of (pension) funds and employers in the sectors of education, government, construction, cleaning and glass cleaning, housing associations, energy and utility companies, sheltered employment and medical specialists.
The Business Intelligence & Smart Services (BISS) institute is a collaboration between Maastricht University, Zuyd University of Applied Sciences and the Open University. BISS carries out excellent, fundamental and applied research in the field of Business Intelligence and Smart Services. BISS further facilitates co-creation between professionals, researchers and students. Finally, BISS helps with the talent development of both students and professionals. BISS is active in three areas of expertise: data ecosystems, data analytics and decisions & impact.