Utrecht Region is situated in the heart of the Netherlands, the most connected country in the world (DHL Global Connectedness Index 2018). Its convenient location means you will find it easy to get here and even easier to get around. The proximity of Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, the Port of Rotterdam, Utrecht's own inland port, train station hub, and excellent road infrastructure, make Utrecht Region a gateway to the Netherlands, Europe and te rest of the World. 

A prime location for many international headquarters 

Utrecht Region is the perfect destination to establish your company's international headquarters or R&D activities. The region is central, well-connected and possesses world-class digital infrastructure. It also has a competitive business and tax climate as well as a talented, multilingual workforce. Establishing an office in the region will put you in easy reach of a large consumer market with substantial purchasing power. Companies such as Yokogawa, Danone, Genmab, MediaMonks, Nike and Fujitsu have already settled in the region

Digital connectivity

The Netherlands is at the centre of Europe's digital infrastructure and is a leader in data centre growth. The country enjoys excellent broadband penetration and connection speeds along with one of the world's most mature and effective cybersecurity policies. The Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) is one of the largest internet exchange points in the world.

VodafoneZiggo is a leading telecom company and communication and entertainment service provider, headquartered in Utrecht Region. It aims to upgrade the Dutch digital network to gigabit speeds. By investing in its mobile, fibre optic and coax networks, VodafoneZiggo will be able to accommodate the explosive growth in bandwidth and speed in the coming years. This network of the future offers unprecedented possibilities. VodafoneZiggo started rolling out gigabit capacity in Utrecht before expanding it to the rest of the Netherlands.

Healthcare hotspot

Utrecht Region is the hotspot of the Dutch healthcare industry with its excellent ecosystem for Life Sciences and Health companies. The combination of top-ranked academic institutions, a wide range of well-connected locations including Utrecht Science Park and great support networks will help you put your company on the map.

“Customers appreciate our central location and accessibility, which makes it easier for me to travel to our parent company in Germany.”

Han Rekers
Managing Director Liebherr Netherlands

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