Home to major multinationals like Philips, Bosch, Boeing and ASML, the Netherlands’ high tech industry is among the most innovative in the world. Fueled by world-class, open innovation R&D, the sector consists of more than 1,700 firms involved in materials-related research and development in the Netherlands.
At the heart of Dutch high tech innovation are robust public-private partnerships and cutting-edge R&D ecosystems such as the High Tech Campus Eindhoven. Considered the smartest square kilometer in the Netherlands, and possibly the world, the campus promotes open innovation and collaboration among more than 100 companies and institutions—including Philips, NXP, IBM and Intel.
This open approach to research and innovation, combined with an excellent business infrastructure and a highly-educated, dynamic workforce makes the Netherlands an ideal location for high tech business expansion and acceleration.
Europe’s testbed for automotive & mobility
With its rich history in electronics, high tech materials and data innovation, the Netherlands is a leader in the field of automotive and mobility solutions. From truck platooning and smart charging infrastructure, to power electronics and new materials, the Dutch are developing products and expertise across the value chain that are meeting the challenges of tomorrow. Read more.