Why the Netherlands is the new Silicon Valley: Eindhoven
Feb 5, 2018 1:08:51 PM. By: High Tech Campus
Famously known as the beating heart of Brainport, Eindhoven is a blend of a renowned high-tech and design hub, a versatile pool of tech-savvy entrepreneurs, and a bustling hotspot of startup success stories. There are too many things happening in this pulsating city of invention and it is impossible to tell about all of them in one article, even in a whole sequel, and this is exactly what makes Eindhoven one of the factors why the Netherlands is “the new Silicon Valley”.
Eindhoven is home not only to disruptive startups but also to a vibrant ecosystem which just has it all! First and foremost, there is High Tech Campus – the so-called “smartest square kilometre in Europe”. This intelligent site accommodates more than 160 companies and institutes, among which Philips, Shimano, NXP, and ASML and over 11.000 tech-savvy researchers, developers, and entrepreneurs of more than 80 different nationalities who collaborate on daily basis to develop the trailblazing technologies of the future.