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 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 Manager
“We work solely with partners and resellers that are spread throughout the Netherlands. This makes Utrecht the ideal base. Central and easily accessible, also for our international guests and colleagues. ”
-René Hochstenbach, General Manager at Unify
“Navigant’s global Energy Practice is a leading international energy and sustainability consulting firm. We have been located in Utrecht since the founding of Ecofys in 1984. With its excellent university and research capacities, the city was a natural habitat for our innovative field of work.”
-Anja de Jong, COO Europe and Middle East