One of Europe's most competitive regions

According to the European Commission, Utrecht Region is once again one of the most competitive regions in Europe. The Regional Competitiveness Index (RCI)  ranks Utrecht in a joint second place, together with London. Stockholm is ranked in first place. Issued every three years, the index rates the competitiveness of 268 European regions on the basis of more than 70 indicators. These indicators relate to factors such as innovation, accessibility, digital infrastructure, education, health and the job market.

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Why Utrecht Region

Utrecht Region inspires and connects people. It gives its residents and businesses space to grow. We are defined by a rare mix of accessible scale and global capacity, of history and innovation. Ample green space brings the region to life. And it’s always easy to collaborate with talented and creative minds.


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