Hydrogen: the green industry of the future
The Northern Netherlands is actively building on the green industry of the future. Hydrogen has a vital role to play in this transition, both as an energy carrier and as feedstock.
We have a strong agricultural sector
Agriculture in the Northern Netherlands is an important economic sector that hasa large impact on the land. The Northern Netherlands is fully committed to tackling the societal challenges related to agriculture.
European Funds: a driving force for Regional Development
The funds are invested effectively and provide plenty of innovative activity and employment. The Northern Netherlands helps Europe to achieve its goals.
Strong Northern Netherlands delivers Energy
As the ‘Energy Valley’, the Northern Netherlands is at the forefront of the transition to a sustainable energy supply.
Strong Northern Netherlands is circular
The Northern Netherlands has the ambition to become the circular frontrunner of the Netherlands and Europe by 2030 and wants to be an active stakeholder in fostering a true Europe
We stimulate healthy ageing for our population
The Northern Netherlands has been awarded the 4 Star Reference Site Status for Healthy Ageing by the European Commission (maximum score). We are pioneers when it comes to research on prevention and healthy ageing and the application of knowledge.
We are Smart, Green and accessible
Smart, green, and accessible. These are the key starting points for mobility by road, water, and rail in the northern border region.
We work with water
The Northern Netherlands is working on solutions for global water issues, such as the removal of medicine residues, the desalination of sea water, the reuse of water, the production of biodegradable bio-plastics, blue energy and the storage of energy in green batteries.