Corporations increasingly shift Research & Development (R&D) operations to Europe to benefit from:
Businesses involved in R&D need an environment that values their work.
In Brabant, world-class universities, supportive government authorities, venture capital and a dynamic business community collaborate to ensure availability of the knowledge and resources that turn innovation into results.
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The Netherlands, and in particular Brabant, boast well developed academic research programs and one of the world's most educated populations:
Dutch R&D activities in natural sciences and engineering are ranked amongst the most productive and influential in the world.
Research efforts are funded by a combination of tech-savvy venture capitalists and government-sponsored funding initiatives. Tax breaks, interest-free loans, and subsidies for high-tech equipment, personnel, and facilities contribute to innovative R&D.
High Tech Campus Eindhoven (HTC)
Brabant is home to the world renowned High Tech Campus Eindhoven.
A unique R&D centre for companies, institutes and their partners, it houses 80 diverse, high-tech companies working together with 2,000 Philips scientists developing new technology from concept to prototyping.
Working with universities and knowledge centers HTC provides advanced facilities and an optimized working culture for 7,500 top-notch engineers, representing 50 nationalities. Research focuses on crucial technological domains such as Microsystems, Lifetech, High Tech Systems, Infotainment and Embedded Systems.
Companies with Research & Development operations in Brabant include: Bosch, Moserbear, Tyco Electronics, Ericsson, Omron, Dalsa and PDE Automotive
To read testimonials and case histories about establishing European Research & Development operations in Brabant, see our Testimonials Matrix.