Get to know Utrecht Region
Utrecht Region is an international environment bustling with talent and ingenuity. There are labs applying game technology to the healthcare sector and companies inventing smart tech that changes the way people live. Find out more about our key sectors, business locations and companies here.
Our key sectors
Utrecht Region is a front runner in regenerative medicine, stem cell and cancer research, early life and medical nutrition, applied gaming, smart sustainable cities and urban mobility. The region’s thriving economy is focused on smart solutions, green policies, innovation and health. Learn more about the key investment opportunities in Utrecht Region.
Life sciences and Health
Utrecht Region is the beating heart of the Netherlands' healthcare industry. Entrepreneurs, scientists and researchers work closely with university medical centres. Key investment opportunities include public health, regenerative medicine and stem cells and healthcare innovation.
Digital and Creative
Utrecht Region is a driving force behind IT innovation in the Netherlands as well as a major hotspot for the gaming industry. Key investment opportunities include software and services, cloud computing, video games and virtual reality, applied games and fintech.
Sustainability and Innovation
The most innovative region in the Netherlands, Utrecht Region is the hotspot for Healthy Urban Living and progressive sustainability. Key investment opportunities include smart mobility, smart sustainable cities and health innovation.
Get to know our business locations
A wide variety of commercial space is available in Utrecht Region. Whether it’s city centre canal houses, modern office towers, industrial buildings, flexible co-working spaces, incubators or innovation hubs, there is something for everyone here. Real estate costs are also considerably lower than in nearby Amsterdam.
Downtown and Utrecht East
Utrecht’s historic centre offers a wide range of first-class facilities and optimal public transport links both within the central area and beyond. Here, you will find mostly (small) business services providers and non-profit organisations.
Amersfoort Central Business District
Amersfoort Central Business District is one of the most accessible commercial centres in the Netherlands. The area around the railway station is a first-class business destination and home to many high-profile office buildings.
Unique radar test with smart traffic light for cyclists in Utrecht City
Thanks to a new application, Utrecht City currently carries out a unique radar test with smart traffic lights for cyclists. It is the first time that a radar is being used for this purpose.
Utrecht Region and Taipei City sign an agreement on economic cooperation
In a digital ceremony, Ms. Shan Shan Huang, Deputy Mayor of Taipei City and Mr. Klaas Verschuure, vice mayor of the city of Utrecht and representative of Utrecht Region signed an agreement on economic cooperation.
The train station area in Utrecht city is the second business center of the Netherlands
The train station area distinguishes itself with inner-city dynamics and a functional mix.
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