Delfzijl aims to make chemistry sustainable with the new Chemport Industry Campus. On June 29 2018, a letter in intent has been signed for the development of Chemport Industry Campus. The goal of the Chemport Industry Campus is to test and develop sustainable chemical products or procecese on a large scale, to enhance the greening of chemistry in the region. Talent development within educational institutions and the business community will also be an important focus.
The letter of intent has been signed by Groningen Seaports, the University of Groningen, the Hanze University of Applies Sciences, the province of Groningen, Samenwerkende Bedrijven Eemsdelta, the Investement and Development Agency for the Northern Netherlands (NOM), DNV GL, AkzoNobel and the Economic Board Groningen. In the coming months their will be a joint exploration on how to develop the Chemport Industry Campus. Campus Groningen will also explore how collaboration can be acchieved with the testing grounds on Campus Groningen, such as ZAP Facility and Innolab Chemie.