Brainport

Is a leading technology region in Europe. Located in the Southeast Netherlands, with Eindhoven at its heart, this top technology region of world standing creates solutions for the societal challenges of tomorrow

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#01 - 10 Reasons to Invest in Brainport Eindhoven

Read about what makes the Brainport Eindhoven Region so attractive to investors across the world – from Canada to Taiwan to Australia. Click through to read about our unique investment climate. Below you can read about reason #01 'Brainport: Cornerstone of a strong economy'. For a complete overview of the top 10 reasons: please visit the landing page.

Brainport: Cornerstone of a strong economy

The Brainport Eindhoven region - the fastest growing region in the Netherlands - is one of the cornerstones of the Dutch economy.

Key pillar of the Dutch economy

The Netherlands has a prosperous, strong and open economy, as is illustrated by both the IMF and World Bank rankings – which place it in the top 12 nations worldwide in terms of per capita GDP. The Netherlands is currently the fourth most competitive economy worldwide, and the most competitive in the EU, according to the Global Competitiveness Report, published by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The Brainport Eindhoven Region is considered one of the 3 pillars of the Dutch economy, along with Rotterdam; home to Europe’s largest (sea)port and Amsterdam, which is home to Europe's fifth busiest airport (Schiphol Airport).

Fastest growing region in the Netherlands

Brainport’s economy grew by 3% in 2015. This growth rate is one and a half times the Dutch national average. Brainport has become one of the fastest growing regions in the Netherlands. This success is evident across many areas, including an increase in investment by R&D companies, growth in exports, increased productivity and a reduction in unemployment levels.

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