Keeping ahead of the curve starts with investing in the right location. And with finding the right partner to save you time and hassle. Our Utrecht Region Invest Team is the gateway for foreign investors looking to set up business in Utrecht Region. Acting as your go-to team for everything, we provide practical assistance and information to help international companies forge their future success in our region. Our local experts offer a wide range of services, free of charge. Whether it’s site selection, introducing you to potential regional partners and networks, or advising you on available incentives, tax structures, legal and HR matters, we are here to help every step of the way.
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Located in the heart of the Netherlands, just thirty minutes away from Schiphol Airport, is Utrecht Region: a globally competitive hub of creativity and innovation where start-ups thrive, and many high-growth multinationals have already made their home. It’s a place where urban meets green, talent finds opportunity and knowledge is put to use. The region offers unrivalled access to the European marketplace and possesses a world-class digital infrastructure. One of the best-connected locations you could wish for to establish or ramp up operations, Utrecht Region is quite literally at the heart of it all.
Our region is renowned for its universities and research institutes. No wonder, then, that we provide access to the best educated workforce in the Netherlands, with more than 50% of our working population holding an academic degree. But if you’d like to bring in high potentials from abroad, that’s possible too. With its unique blend of urban ambience and green space, Utrecht Region attracts the brightest minds from all over Europe. They mix with our own to create a multinational fusion of skills with an entrepreneurial spirit to boot.
Between our central location, world-class education and research, unparalleled talent pool and distinctive quality of life, it’s no surprise that Utrecht Region has a ten-year track record as one of the most competitive regions in Europe according to the European Regional Competitiveness Index.
Our unique strengths have already drawn more than 1,000 cutting-edge international companies to the region. Joining us means joining the likes of A.S. Watson, Bayer, DHL, Footlocker, FrieslandCampina, Fujitsu, Genmab, GlaxoSmithKline, Kawasaki Motors, Merus, Mitsubishi, Danone Nutricia Research, Nintendo, Oracle, PepsiCo, Ubisoft, UPS, VodafoneZiggo, XPO and Yokogawa.