Amsterdam is a world leader in life sciences and health. The city thrives on cooperation, driven by the concentration of its many research institutions, universities, established corporations and startups. The sector also has a close relationship with technology. They collaborate and form partnerships in specialised hubs, including Amsterdam Science Park, the Amsterdam Life Sciences District, the Knowledge Quarter VU/Zuidas and the NKI.
Benefits from the Netherlands #1 ranking in the Global Connectedness Index 2018
Features an innovative research, business and learning hub at Amsterdam Science Park
One of the world’s top 5 tech cities with the highest level of broadband penetration
Has a talented academic community and two dedicated science faculties
Home to a growing community of over 300 life sciences companies
Offers a multilingual, highly-skilled workforce
Amsterdam UMC has announced that it will become Europe’s first hospital to make data of patients in intensive care available for research and improvement of care.
The European Medicines Agency will soon move into its new headquarters in Amsterdam Zuidas, marking the final step in its move from London to the Dutch capital.
Presented annually to researchers who’ve made meaningful contributions to society, the Amsterdam Impact Award recognises a lifetime of achievement. The 2019 awards will be presented to four winners on 26 November.