innovation

The Amsterdam Metropolitan Area ranks reguraly high in surveys and reports as a conducive place for innovation. These reports typically look at factors such as business climate, business sophistication, policies, education, the labour pool, the creativity and enablement of the younger generation and e-participation.

Toolkit: Amsterdam rankings

See an overview of international reports and surveys ranking Amsterdam against other cities in terms of international talent, business locations, qual...

About AIDS 2018

The International AIDS Conference is the world’s biggest convention on a global health issue, providing a unique forum that brings together science, A...

Why Amsterdam for AIDS 2018

Find out why Amsterdam was chosen to host AIDS 2018, including its historic effort to end the HIV epidemic and its innovative research and policies.

Sustainability

Below, find an overview of Amsterdam-based sustainability initiatives, social enterprises working in the field of sustainability and sustainable impac...

World Summit AI

Klonne plein 1
1014 DD AMSTERDAM
Gashouder
10/10/2018 - 11/10/2018
World Summit AI brings together the main driving forces of AI in one conference: enterprises, startups, investors and deep tech. I...

Philips Lighting

“There is a really good climate for creative innovation in Amsterdam. Design and technology come together here,” says Rogier van der Heide, Chief Desi...

The knowledge ecosystem

The Amsterdam Metropolitan Area is making its name as a scientific and knowledge leader thanks to creative and strategic collaborations in fields rang...

City of science

In terms of global size, Amsterdam may well be small and compact compared to other cities, but that doesn’t stop it from packing a powerful and enviab...