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

About Brainport

Today’s challenges bring tomorrow’s economic opportunities

In Brainport we come up with solutions for some of the big issues that face societies today in the areas of health, mobility, energy, food and safety. We tackle these challenges with a combination of technology, design and social innovation – precisely where the talents in Brainport lie. We stimulate our companies and knowledge centers to come up with creative, new solutions. This offers many companies a new window of opportunity to search for connections with other sectors and thus tap into global markets previously out of reach. In this way, Brainport not only makes economic opportunities from the challenges of tomorrow but contributes to a more sustainable, healthy and safe society.


The process of finding these solutions stimulates our industrial and knowledge base to be both creative and innovative. The region is the first to profit from this innovative capacity, both economically and socially. By putting users, customers and residents centrally, we achieve faster implementation and an accelerating rate of innovation. Strong consortiums of innovative companies, knowledge institutions and social partners give shape to breakthrough projects and 'living labs', stimulated by Brainport. Each project has a different degree of impact and success, and some succeed better than others, but that is part of innovation. And innovation is at the heart of Brainport.

Discover the grand challenges


Technology and social innovation to help senior citizens live longer and healthier.


Solar energy applications.


Pooling Technical knowledge for better ways to travel


High-tech solutions for healthier food.


Technology for urban safety.