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
More than 30 partners have joined Aboard to improve early diagnosis and develop tailor-made treatments of Alzheimer’s disease.
The German firm, which has a manufacturing facility in the Amsterdam Area, has expanded its production capacity as part of the new deal.
The Netherlands climbed up the rankings, which “reflect a world where the fight against Covid-19 has brought innovation to the fore”.