The WAN area boasts an excellent business climate for expanding companies and international investors. It is situated in one of the most beautiful areas of the Netherlands.
As well as being a border region with much greenery and a rich (cultural) history, it is also young and trendy. With a great number of high-tech and creative companies, strong clusters in the fields of food, health and energy with excellent educational and research facilities, exciting architecture and much more besides.
Meet our partners
Future food development
The WAN area is the leading agro-food hub of Europe. Wageningen is famous for its innovative agro-food and food-related solutions. In the Food Valley, triple helix works at its best.
Health & High Tech
High-tech healthcare plays an important role in the region. With 50,000 direct jobs in medicine and medical technology, the medical sector is the largest industry in Nijmegen as well as being an essential component in the regional knowledge economy.
Energy, environment and sustainable innovations
Arnhem has great affinity with innovation and technology and how these relate to energy production, the environment and sustainability. In these areas, the region is a true trailblazer.