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.
“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 Tribes
“Utrecht is also one of the largest student cities in the Netherlands, with many students from home and abroad. The city is not only commercially appealing, it is also rich in history and culture, such as the Dom Tower and the Central Museum.”
-Rien Braakman, General Manager and lawyer at Nexa Velo Advocaten
“Utrecht is the perfect base being central to the country and enables us to employ talented people from all over the Netherlands and across Europe and rest of world that can easily access Schiphol.”
-Stephan Sieber, CEO Unit4
“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 Utrecht