Region North of Amsterdam is the leading vegetable garden of Northwest Europe. A huge variety of vegetables, potatoes and fruit make their way from Dutch land and greenhouses to consumers in the Netherlands and abroad. Dutch flowers, bulbs and seeds are also exported around the world.
Region North of Amsterdam leads the way in the Netherlands in the field of knowledge development and the application of sustainable energy. This is thanks to its progressive nature paired with all the advantages required for innovation and sustainable enterprise: wind, water, sun and gas.
Noord-Holland Noord has a strong Life Science & Health sector. Every day, 30,000 patients worldwide are helped with medical isotopes from Noord-Holland Noord.
The available space, sustainable energy and the short distance to Amsterdam is enabling the future growth of the data center industry in the Netherland
The Netherlands is one of the most important hotspots for the worldwide digital networks. For instance, the Amsterdam Internet Exchange (AMS-IX) is the second largest internet exchange in the world, and countless international companies have established offices in Noord-Holland Noord, the region close to Amsterdam, as the location for its new data centre. Located just a half-hour’s drive from the centre of Amsterdam, the surface area of about 40 hectares (100 acres) will make it Europe’s largest data centre.