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The region boasts knowledge of a whole range of subjects. Still, there are three top sectors that beat the lot: Food, Health & Energy. The region is really advanced when it comes to these fields.

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Man walking out of a door

The region is situated in one of the most beautiful areas of the Netherlands. Rich in culture and history, and located between three significant urban areas and commercial hot spots: the Rhein-Ruhr area, the Brussel-Gent-Antwerp region and the Dutch Randstad megalopolis. Apart from being this well-connected border region with plenty of nature and heritage, we house high-tech, creative and innovative companies, advanced universities, state-of-the-art hospitals and hubs in the fields of food, health and energy.

The region is a real breeding ground for development, innovation, ground-breaking ideas and the creation of lasting partnerships. We will tell you something about our top sectors and highlight some of our main partners within these sectors below. Here you can also find their websites.

Future Food Development
Future Food Development The Foodvalley region is the leading agri-food centre in Europe and accommodates the most prestigious research centre in the world in the field of agri-food and nutrition. Wageningen University & Research is the world’s best university in the field of agriculture and forestry (QS World Universities Ranking 2019, Academic Ranking of World Universities 2019). The region is a real breeding ground for development, innovation, ground-breaking ideas and the creation of lasting partnerships. We will tell you something about our top sectors and highlight some of our main partners within these sectors below. Here you can also find their websites.
Sector partners
Health & High-tech
Health & High-tech High-tech healthcare plays an important role in our region. With 50,000 jobs in medicine and medical technology, the medical sector is the largest industry in Nijmegen as well as being an essential component of the regional knowledge economy. Important players in this field are the Life Sciences & Health innovation network Health Valley, international leader in personalised and digital healthcare Radboudumc and Synthon, an international, science-centred pharmaceutical company.
Sector partners
Energy, environment and sustainable innovations
Energy, environment and sustainable innovations Energy production, energy transition, hydrogen technology, clean mobility, the environment and sustainability. These are key words in this region, because it is a true pioneer in the field of energy. This has everything to do with the innovative solutions that are being developed in the region geared towards creating a 'green' economy: a smart, clean and sustainable economy in which waste is the new resource.
Sector partners

Working in Clean Mobility Center

Marion Braams is the director of the Clean Mobility Center, a joint endeavour between 10 companies that focuses on mobility in the context of the global energy transition. The Clean Mobility Center helps startups and scaleups with their next step in this field and organises events to promote knowledge sharing. Discover Marion’s views on international solutions to an international problem and Arnhem’s facilitating role as a hub for knowledge. The Clean Mobility Center foresees a key role mobility in the energy transition and believes in the strength of collaboration. Take a peek below and get on board!