Utrecht is an innovative city with a modern digital infrastructure and an excellent ecosystem for ICT companies. Offering an inspiring environment with a strong network of leading educational institutes, knowledge centers and many ICT companies.
Many of the city’s employees work in the ICT sector. Both Utrecht University and the Hogeschool Utrecht educate many specialized innovative talents and driven young professionals every year. For this exact reason, companies like Capgemini, Oracle, Ordina, Conclusion and VodafoneZiggo chose Utrecht for their headquarters. The city has a large pool of students (67.500) and educated workers. Thanks to the city’s central location and excellent accessibility, another eight million qualified workers can reach Utrecht within an hour.
Utrecht provides a variety of high quality incubators, such as Graduate Space, the Jaarbeurs Innovation Mile, Startup Utrecht and UtrechtInc.
“Utrecht is increasingly developing into ‘health valley’. It offers a productive base for collaboration, research and innovation. Also in the areas in which the St. Antonius Hospital is specialized. This is good news for patient care.”
-Douwe Biesma, CEO St. Antonius Hospital UtrechtRead more
“Genmab regards Utrecht Science Park as a unique ecosystem, where innovation actively leads to breakthroughs in the development of new medicines.”
-Yvo Graus, Vice President Pre-Clinical Operations at GenmabRead more
“Utrecht is an attractive location for businesses with it being a metropole yet compact in size and with a beautiful historic city centre. As a typical student city it continuously attracts new talent, creating an annual influx of qualified workers that oftentimes stay in the region to live and work.”
-Anne-Lize van Dusseldorp, Sustainability ManagerRead more
“In Utrecht it is quicker and easier to find young talent, knowledge based industry is attracted by the university, which is a bonus for new business; in short: a wonderful city for your company.”
-Eduard Schaepman, Chief TribesRead more