Jaap Beernink appointed chairman of the board at Novel-T

April 11th 2017 | by:

Jaap Beernink appointed chairman of the board at Novel-T
“Facilitating the game changers of tomorrow”

Enschede, Monday 4 April 2017 – The Founders and Supervisory Board of Novel-T (formerly Kennispark Twente) have appointed Jaap Beernink to the post of chairman of the board of directors. He will assume day-to-day leadership of the organization on 10 April. Beernink’s arrival also heralds a governance change at Novel-T.

Novel-T has been the driver of innovation and enterprise in Twente for nearly a decade. Novel-T’s mission is to turn Twente into Europe’s best performing ecosystem for high-tech innovation and entrepreneurship. In collaboration with the business community, government, research centres and institutes of education, Novel-T is actively promoting the innovation of the Twente economy, resulting in 11,000 new jobs, international upscaling of business cases in the SME sector and a large number of young growth companies that are set to become international players.

Please see the attachment for the full press release. 

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For queries in connection with this press release, please contact: Claudia Mossel, Marketing and Communications Advisor, Novel-T. Tel: 06 14 24 02 68 or email: c.mossel@novelt.com.

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Jaap Beernink, the new chairman of the board at Novel-T. 



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