The Amsterdam Metropolitan Area is a leading force in life sciences and health, constantly striving to bring together corporates, universities and research institutes in the sector. In addition, the area boasts great tax benefits for migrants, the world's best work-life balance and a multilingual, skilled talent pool. It's also one of the best-connected regions in the world – both digitally and logistically.
The Amsterdam Science Park is internationally recognised as a hub for research, education, entrepreneurship and collaboration, including cutting-edge institutes, top-class facilities, business incubators and more.
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has officially moved into its new temporary office at the Spark Building in Amsterdam's Sloterdijk. The regulator was welcomed by Dutch Minister for Medical Care Bruno Bruins and Deputy Mayor of Amsterdam Udo Kock.
The French pharma giant Sanofi has opened its new office, plus the European headquarters of Sanofi Genzyme, in Amsterdam.
The virtual medical research institute Oncode has made funds available to seven promising female scientists with its Female Junior Investigator programme.