Why Rotterdam

The innovative & sustainable city of the future

Strategically located in Western Europe, Rotterdam is a bold, forward-thinking and entrepreneurial city that welcomes and supports ambitious companies and organisations aiming to start or expand their business or to organise congresses or business events. Rotterdam is continuously reinventing itself, focusing on innovation, sustainability, digitalisation and inclusivity while providing nourishing conditions for world-conscious companies daring to do things differently. 

Discover why Rotterdam is the best place for you in Europe

Our city is one of the most innovative cities in Europe, home to frontrunners, change-makers and entrepreneurs, working together towards a better, resilient future.  The Rotterdam government supports collaboration between private, public and business industries. A great example of this is the Rotterdam Climate Agreement signed in 2019 by the city’s government, together with over one hundred companies progressing towards a climate-neutral, more sustainable city by 2050. Discover more cutting-edge sustainable projects in Rotterdam here. 

International business and knowledge community

The city’s inclusivity, ambitions in sustainability, and good living conditions attract renowned international companies and visionary entrepreneurs, resulting in Rotterdam being home to over 170 nationalities and a thriving international business and knowledge community.  

Photo credits: Iris van den Broek, Gerhard van Roon Kunst en Vliegwerk, Claire Droppert

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