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

Accelerated start & growth

Mutual trust and a collaborative attitude lead to success in Brainport. High-tech and design go hand in hand with top-quality production and entrepreneurship. This unique business climate makes Brainport much more than the sum of its parts. It’s a powerful formula that has made Brainport one of the high-tech centers of Europe and regarded worldwide as an outstanding business environment. When you locate in Brainport, you get access to invaluable expertise and a network in the high-tech industry that can open new doors. Moreover, Brainport’s ideal location and infrastructure, voted one of the best in Europe (FT Direct Investment Index 2015), make it the perfect operational base for European sales and distribution.

Brainport has various campuses where state-of-the-art facilities are within reach for every entrepreneur. Like the High Tech Campus Eindhoven (HTCE), the Science Park on the campus of Eindhoven University of Technology and the Automotive Campus in Helmond. The different high-tech business centers in Brainport form the perfect springboard for entrepreneurs to turn their companies into a success. Additionally, several incubators nuture talent and creativity such as Mµ and Bèta at the HTCE, and Twinning and Catalyst at the Eindhoven University of Technology campus. The special collaboration within these incubators gives rise to unprecedented innovation – platforms where new ideas, exciting products and dynamic companies are born. The same results can be seen at the Startupbootcamp Hightech XL, a powerful incubator at the High Tech Campus.

The location of these facilities close to each other encourages strong personal contacts and knowledge sharing between companies and entrepreneurs in Brainport. If you want to find out how you can benefit, then contact us.


Startup Delta is an initiative to improve and promote the Netherlands as a location for start-ups. They provide easier access to start-ups from abroad, and better support for those from the Netherlands. The advisory council – the 'Circle of Influencers' has two representatives from the Brainport region: Mayor of Eindhoven, John Jorritsma and CEO of ASML Peter Wennink. Read more about what Startup Delta can do for you on their website.


Next Move brings entrepreneurial people with an innovative idea one step further, giving support from the initial idea through to business growth. Next Move’s Business Developers help work on the business model, market introduction and financing, and they forge links with experts who can contribute to a successful business case. Next Move has a lot of in-house expertise and the network to make connections between relevant parties and initiatives both in- and outside the Brainport Region Eindhoven. Companies, start-ups and students need look no further – contact Next Move and start on the road to success.

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Piet van de Wielen
Programmamanager Starten en Groeien