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amsterdam inbusiness (aib)

About amsterdam inbusiness (aib)

amsterdam inbusiness is the official foreign investment agency of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area, which includes the municipalities of Amsterdam, Amstelveen, Almere and Haarlemmermeer. amsterdam inbusiness supports international companies with establishing and/or expanding their activities in the Netherlands. All of our services are for free. We can help you create a convincing business case for setting up an office in the Amsterdam Area by offering practical advice and relevant data.

Key Industries

Tech | Life Sciences & Health | Creative | Logistics | Fashion | Fintech | Aerospace

Regional Strengths

There are more than 3,500 international companies that have invested in the Amsterdam Area. Known for its strategic proximity to Schiphol Airport and the Port of Amsterdam, the area has a great infrastructure and the largest data transport hub in the world – the Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX). The Amsterdam Area is a magnet for talent, hosting 145,000 international workers and more than 100,000 students including 11.000 international students. In total, 180 nationalities live here. Amsterdam hosts numerous research institutes, including two universities and two universities of applied sciences and Amsterdam Science Park. The quality of life is excellent, with Amsterdam ranked by The Economist as the safest city in Europe. Last but not least, Amsterdam hosts the Netherlands Commercial Court which helps your company to swiftly and effectively resolve international business disputes with all proceedings and judgements entirely in English.

Who’s Here

Alibaba Group,  Anomaly, Apple, Azimo, Bestseller, Blackrock,  Bloomberg,  Boeing,,  Canon, China Construction Bank, Cisco, Cognizant, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Databricks, Dataiku, Dell, Denham, Discovery, European Investment Bank, European Medicines Agency, FedEx, Google, Huawei, Hikvision, Hugo Boss, ICBC,  ICL, Infosys, Kite Pharma, KLM, LinkedIn, Microsoft,  Mitsubishi, Mylan, Netflix,  Norinchukin Bank, Novartis, Optimizely, Oracle, Patagonia, Peerby, Salesforce, Samsung, Sanofi, Snapchat, Stryker, TATA Consultancy Services, Tencent, Tesla, The Walt Disney Company, Tommy Hilfiger, Twitter, Uber, Vice, Vodafone, WeChat, Yakult, Ziggo and many more.

Success Story

"“We have hired people from Italy, Spain, France, Germany, the Nordics and the UK to work out of our Amsterdam office. Amsterdam, in particular, has offered our workforce a nice balance between a cosmopolitan city without the overcrowding of a big-city lifestyle.”"

David Hyman General Counsel

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