The Economic Board

The Economic Board drives innovation in the Arnhem – Nijmegen, with Wageningen region. As a Triple Helix collaboration among government, knowledge institutes and the business community, we encourage and connect economic activity and innovations in the key sectors of Food, Health and Energy and their cross-overs. We communicate about the exceptional potential of this region and we connect parties.

We can provide information about the innovative strength and regional economy and on subsidies and permits. Furthermore, we encourage (international) parties to get to know our region and we use our vast network to bring parties into contact with each other. Get in touch.

Interactive map Lifeport

The map allows you to take a closer look at our region. Which businesses could become part of your chain?  Perhaps you will find your perfect specialist supplier a lot closer than you would have thought. Or maybe your major corporation will compile a research team of small entrepreneurs that have exactly the expertise you were looking for.

You can conduct a targeted search by using search words. You can also choose a category for filtering the results to your area of interest. And last but not least, you can wander through any region that might interest you and find out what’s going on right there.

About the region

The Arnhem – Nijmegen region consists of eighteen municipalities working closely together on various spearheads, such as sustainability, the housing market, the economy and logistics. The region’s top sectors are Food, Health and Energy. The urban network Arnhem – Nijmegen is an economic powerhouse in the east of the Netherlands.

Due to its favourable location, only an hour and a half drive from both the Randstad and the Ruhr area, the Arnhem – Nijmegen region forms an important link to Europe and plays an imporant role in the international position of the Netherlands. The region is situated favourably, surrounded by roads, rail and water. The international airports of Schiphol and Dusseldorf are easily accessible.

Throughout history, the region has demonstrated its strength to grow and further advance the region and the economy in the Netherlands. The highly-educated professional population and excellent infrastructure creates a good climate for businesses and employees to establish themselves here.