Netherlands in Congres -
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Your conference in the Netherlands

Like the Dutch found new ways to control their seas and rivers, they have also managed to maintain and export their knowledge. The Dutch are very well organized when it comes to knowledge. And foreign guests who visit or organize conferences in the Netherlands automatically benefit from that trade.

When it comes to being a brainport, the Netherlands definitely belongs to the leading countries. To keep on developing our knowledge and economy the government has decided to invest in top sectors. These sectors are represented by companies and institutes with the highest of expertise and means of technology. The Netherlands are focusing on 9 top sectors:

Agriculture & Food

Opportunities for further developing Agriculture & Food applications are particularly strong in the Netherlands.


Complex challenges are what give the chemical sector in the Netherlands its energy.

Creative Industries

There is plenty of space for design, media & entertainment, music, fashion, gaming and architecture in the Netherlands.


Top sector Energy delivers innovations that link green and growth together.

High Tech Systems and Materials

Dutch entrepreneurship and decisive successes stimulated a highly favourable climate for High Tech Systems and Materials.

Life Sciences & Health

Life Sciences & Health benefits from knowledge and exceptional coherence in the Netherlands.


The Netherlands has a reputation to live up to when it comes to devising logistics solutions.

Peace & Justice and Security Cluster

Peace & Justice and Security is a special cluster alongside the top sectors and is concentrated mainly in The Hague.


The Netherlands understands the limitations of water as well as its countless possibilities.