A region at the top of the Netherlands, and the forefont of the transition.

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Top organizations that call the TopDutch region home


‘In the TopDutch region everything comes together. Greenfield locations, access to green energy, waterways, highways, airports and a lot of international fiber cables. It’s the best gateway to Europe.’

Cas Koningg
Cas König CEO of Groningen Seaports
Home to 440 + start-ups

According to the SoDT report of 2023 a strong portfolio of 440+ start-ups call the TopDutch region their home.

6 international companies found our region in 2022

6 new international companies have succesfully landed in the TopDutch region in 2022 with a combined investment of €137.8 million (NOM annual report, 2022).

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