research & development

The Amsterdam Metropolitan Area continually encourages investment in sustainable initiatives and green research and development. Not only is there a rapid uptake of electric transportation, a growing number of companies are developing sustainable products that are influencing global business.

Future-proof technology

A forward-thinking collaboration between academia and industry is putting Amsterdam in the fast lane on the global roadmap towards more innovative nan...

Shell

‘I’m always amazed at how excited people get about the idea of working and living in Amsterdam,’ says Hans Peter Calis, Site Manager of Shell Technolo...

LM Wind Power

LM Wind Power's CEO, Roland Sundén, explains why Amsterdam's strategic location was the right fit for the business.

Skytree

Skytree is developing technology originally used to keep astronauts alive for longer in space for use in indoor-air purification, fuel synthesis and f...

Rituals

‘In the end, we want to be in the inner city, because of the energy. In our creative company, we need this,’ says Rituals founder and CEO Raymond Cloo...

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...

Teijin

Without its base in Amsterdam, Teijin would have missed many innovation opportunities. Yoshihiro Ichii, President of Teijin Holdings Netherlands, expl...