16 Jul Reasons to do business in Eindhoven
Reasons to do business in Eindhoven
16 July, 2020
The city of Eindhoven is located in the center of Europe, in the south of the Netherlands. Why should you do business in the surroundings of Eindhoven? The city moves forward due to innovation and technology based on the success of Philips starting more than a century ago. Next to this, Eindhoven ranks 11th in the quality of life index by Numbeo.
Eindhoven region: added value economically
Over 125 years ago, Philips brought light to Eindhoven. The company transformed the city into a vibrant industrial success story. Nowadays, Eindhoven is a city in transition, with a constant flow of new developments in the fields of creativity, innovation, technology, design, and knowledge. Eindhoven is located in a top technology region called Brainport. In this region the economy realises more economic growth than the other regions of the Netherlands (2019: 3,3% and 2,6% respectively). Companies like Philips, Signify, NXP and AMSL together count for more than 50% of all patent applications in the Netherlands, while these are situated in the surroundings of Eindhoven.
High quality of life in Eindhoven
Eindhoven ranks 11th in the quality of life index worldwide with a score of 190.54. This index is an estimation of overall quality of life by taking into account purchasing power, pollution, house prices compared to income, cost of living, safety, health care, traffic commute time and climate. Only two cities in Europe rank higher: Zurich in Switzerland 5th (197.83) and The Hague in the Netherlands 8th (192.56).
Welcome to Eindhoven
As Joanknecht we are proud to be located in such a bustling city in the middle of the most innovative region of the Netherlands, and probably of Europe. We can help you doing business in the Netherlands. First, we would like to show you around. Welcome to Eindhoven!