Europe is making vast investments in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in order to remain competitive in the global market. How does The Netherlands perform on AI? Why does Greater Rotterdam-The Hague (province of Zuid-Holland) play such an important role?

We are proud to share this market map of the AI startup ecosystem for the province of Zuid-Holland, which is part of “Making AI work in The Netherlands”, published by InnovationQuarter and Birch Consultants.

Topics of this study, for which over 40 organizations were consulted, include: Startups & Capital, Research & Innovation, Industry Adaptation, Human Capital. The report specifically focuses on developments in Greater Rotterdam- The Hague, where AI applications are concentrated within 6 specific domains: Life Sciences & Health, Manufacturing, Port & Maritime, Horticulture, Security and Energy & Sustainability.

Our region is well-positioned to generate great impact in these domains. With three global top-100 universities providing top tier talent, several technological top institutes, world-leading corporations and a thriving startup ecosystem; our region is equipped for the global AI race that’s ahead. We invite you to read the report, and to take on this challenge together.