The claim that Eindhoven is ‘leading in technology' is more than just a slogan. Forty per cent of all Dutch spending on research & development takes place in this region. So it's no surprise that Eindhoven and the surrounding region is officially referred to as ‘Brainport'. But of course there are also cross-border links with the neighboring countries. Partnerships with Leuven and Aachen are expected to strengthen the region's position further.
Designers go further in Eindhoven
The European branch of BRC Imagination Arts - originally an American company - has moved its headquarters from Amsterdam to Eindhoven. To the Science Park, to be exact. A good base for covering its area of operations. That includes Europe, Africa and the Middle East. "And don't forget there's a lot of high tech industry in this region. That may well be useful to us", says director Bart Dohmen.