This is Utrecht: facts and figures

Utrecht has almost 40,000 companies, 262,000 jobs and is good for no less than 216,000 train passengers per day. Did you know that Utrecht has no less than 39,405 jobs in the healthcare sector? And 120 innovative startups? Find many more interesting Utrecht facts in the short animation film ‘This is Utrecht’.

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Utrecht shortlisted for the European City of the Year

Utrecht has been shortlisted for the European City of the Year, alongside Porto and Sheffield, by the Academy of Urbanism.

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Utrecht Region present at Smart City Expo World Congress

Between the 19th and 21st of November 2019, Utrecht Region will attend the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona. Utrecht Region is part of an innovation mission for Dutch cities and regions active in the Smart City sector. Don’t miss out on the Utrecht Region stand and get acquainted with our centrally situated, smart, green, and healthy community, fondly described as the region of Healthy Urban Living.

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International Welcome Centre Utrecht Region (IWCUR)

The International Welcome Centre welcomes you to Utrecht Region. Whether you are a newcomer or a current international resident: they are here to help you settle in! They offer a number of free services designed to advise and assist you during your arrival and stay in Utrecht Region.

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19 Nov. Networking Event Utrecht Region at Medica

Tuesday 19 November at 4:30 pm, we host a networking event for all visitors and exhibitors at the trade fair. Connect with the Life Science & Health Hub in the heart of the Netherlands.

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Utrecht Region present at Medica 2019

Following last year’s success, Utrecht Region will be present at MEDICA as part of the Dutch Pavilion organised by the Taskforce Health Care and the RVO. This leading international fair is for many years the meeting place for the Life Sciences & Health- and the Med-Tech industry. Come and visit us at our booth in Hall 5, booth G30!

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The Netherlands Europe’s Most Competitive Economy

The Netherlands has the most competitive economy in Europe for the first time. Worldwide, only Singapore, the United States and Hong Kong are ahead of the Netherlands, according to the 2019 ranking of the Global Competitiveness Index prepared by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

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Utrecht Region one of Europe’s most competitive regions

The Regional Competitiveness Index (RCI) 2019 ranks Utrecht joint second with London. Utrecht has been one of Europe’s most competitive regions since the RCI started back in 2010.

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Netherlands continues to be an European innovation leader

According the European Innovation Scoreboard 2019 (EIS), the Netherlands ranks amongst the four strongest innovators, together with Sweden, Finland and Denmark.

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Ultimaker moves global headquarters to Utrecht

Ultimaker, the global leader in desktop 3D printing, relocates its global headquarters to Utrecht, in the heart of The Netherlands.

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