Due to the importance of trade, knowledge exchange and foreign investments for the Dutch economy and society, internationalization is essential for realizing the ambitious objectives of the mission-driven top sectors and innovation policy of the Dutch government. The Netherlands, as Europe’s connected life sciences and health metropolis, has a lot to offer to the world and possesses a favorable innovation ecosystem and business climate for foreign companies.

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I am interested in the Netherlands                 I am interested in opportunities abroad

Learn more about the Dutch Life Sciences & Health ecosystem and let’s join forces in our journey towards vital functioning citizens in a healthy economy. Read more about target markets and focus countries of the Dutch LSH sector to stimulate innovation, knowledge and trade and attract investment and make use of the tools to start your journey in the field of internationalization.


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In here, you will read more about the LSH developments in an international context. This magazine covers topics including: building the international ecosystem, stimulating internationalization and examples of international cooperation.

'Thanks to a large group of startups and scale-ups in the field of biotechnology, pharma and medical technology, the Netherlands can continue to play its leading role within the national and international Life Sciences & Health domain, now and in the future.'

- Len de Jong, Team member Top Sector Life Sciences & Health and former CEO Enraf-Nonius BV

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