EquInnoLab. and HAS partners for all things equestrian, focusing on sustainability and innovation

News 17 July 2019
HAS University of Applied Sciences

EquInnoLab. is a young and ambitious company that was founded in 2016.

Equestrian Sports Innovation Centre EquInnoLab. Has been appointed official partner company of HAS University of Applied Sciences in Venlo. EquInnoLab managing partner, Alain Broft, and Frans van Leijden, Director of HAS University of Applied Sciences in Venlo, recently signed the cooperation agreement. EquInnoLab. is the only equestrian sports innovation centre in the world based in the Netherlands. As a partner of HAS University of Applied Sciences, the centre focuses on sustainability and innovation in equestrian sport and in the sector as a whole. As a partner of HAS University of Applied Sciences, EquInnoLab. is making available various facilities within its organisation, as well as providing internships and guest lectures. The aim is to create the best connection between education and the industry in practice, to the benefit of both partners.

The future of equestrian sport

EquInnoLab. is a young and ambitious company that was founded in 2016. It focuses on increasing sustainability and innovation in all aspects of equestrian sport and the sector as a whole. Thanks to a unique team, proximity to the sports market and the expertise of its staff, EquInnoLab. is the centre for anyone wanting to play a role in shaping the future of equestrian sport and the associated sector.

Realistic testing environment

Students studying equestrian sport, will find it fascinating to take a look behind the scenes at the EquInnoLab. and to work on the challenges the centre is addressing.  However, it’s also a unique place for students from other disciplines to contribute to the future of equestrian sport. There are various possibilities, each focused on sustainability and innovation. EquInnoLab. benefits from a broad international approach as well as specific expertise and experience in the sector. This combination makes the centre a perfect partner for HAS University of Applied Sciences.

Partner companies for HAS University of Applied Sciences

HAS University of Applied Sciences in Venlo, in the Southern Dutch province of Limburg, has more than 100 partner companies. These companies, all of which are from the agrifood sector, offer students the opportunity to familiarise themselves with their chosen field of work.  They do this by offering company visits, guest lectures, internships, real-life cases, final-year projects and practicals on company premises. This enables HAS University of Applied Sciences to ensure that the education it offers meets the needs of the sector the graduates will ultimately work in.