• West Netherlands / Western Netherlands
  • NUTS 1 : NL3
  • NL

Facts & Figures

Capital: Haarlem, Lelystad, The Hague, Utrecht

Size: km2

Population: 7,952,694 (2014)

Regional GDP: 38,100 (2011)

% of the National GDP:

Regional GERD (%): 2.07 (2011)

% of Unemployment:

S3 related Region's Website


Spapens, Jean-Christophe

  Email: jc.spapens@pzh.nl   Phone: 0031-704418267

van Raak, Ruud

  Email: rghj.vanraak@rotterdam.nl   Phone: 0031-104893667

S3 Priorities as Encoded in the "Eye@RIS3" Tool S3 Priorities as Encoded in the "Eye@RIS3" Tool

Priority Name Description
increase energy efficiency in horticulture
increase share of biomass fuel in chemical industry
Promote energy efficiency in the broad industrial sector
improving open knowledge infrastructure to improve implementation of chemical innovations in food industry
improving distribution processes throughout the different stages of the food chain
innovation implementation, public access innovation infrastructure
convergence of technology in nano-tech sector and traditional ICT sector
improving coordination and developing new business models that facilitate links to traditional industries
logistic chain optimalisation

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RIS3 Related Links

S3 Strategy:

RIS3 Strategy Western Netherlands - Final document in English (09/2013)


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