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Growing in Groningen

Start-ups, scale-ups and large international organisations. Whatever job you are looking for, you can find it in Groningen. There are plenty of career opportunities for your talents here. Pioneering research, self-development and contribution to the transition issues of the 21st century. Whether you are a scientist, a student or a young professional who wants to continue learning, in Groningen you can predict the future by shaping it yourself.

Groningen opportunities

Groningen is working on tomorrow's world in the fields of energy, health, food and digital transition. All transition themes work closely together in the Groningen ecosystem, with digitization being the transition accelerator. An ecosystem consisting of talent, entrepreneurs, partners and investors with a typical Groningen mentality. Pioneers, trailblazers and go-getters. Within this ecosystem, there are plenty of opportunities to further develop your talents. Help us build the future.


  • Gasunie

    Gasunie manages and maintains the large-scale transport and storage of gas in the Netherlands and Germany. Now this is mainly natural gas, but with a view to the energy transition this will increasingly shift to green gas and hydrogen.
  • UMCG

    The University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) is one of the largest hospitals in the Netherlands and is the largest employer in the Northern Netherlands. Its more than 12,000 employees work together on care, research, training and education with the common goal: building the future of health.
  • Voys

    Voys verandert de telecomwereld met telefonie in de cloud. Op een unieke manier zorgen ze ervoor dat bedrijven kunnen bellen en bereikbaar zijn voor hun klanten. En dat alles niet zonder succes; Voys wint veel prijzen voor de snelle groei en hun manier van organiseren.
  • Holthausen

    Holthausen has partnered with American company Hyzon to build a plant where hydrogen trucks are made. In addition, Holthausen has opened a public and green hydrogen fueling station in partnership with Century Auto Group. How clean do you want it. It is the place to develop in the field of hydrogen.
Vacancies in Groningen

Sharing knowledge

Together, you get to know more than by yourself. That is why we regularly organise events where knowledge is shared. For example, the Innovation Booster sessions. These sessions, organised by HTRIC and ODE, focus on new collaborations and innovations in the health industry. The impact of Life Cooperative on the life sciences & health sector in the North of the Netherland is also central during the Life Science Conference. During this event the Innovation Award is presented. 

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Finding a job

Do you want to help build tomorrow's future? Then Groningen is the right place for you. Whether you want to work for a great start-up or a major international player, Groningen offers you a wide choice of jobs. On the Noorderlink website you can find most vacancies, both for jobs and internships. One more useful website is Make it in the North, also offering a wide range of vacancies. Whenever you need help in finding a job you can always contact any of the several employment agencies, which would be more than happy to lend you a hand. However, the best way to find a job in Groningen is through networking. Therefore, it may be useful to expand your personal network. How to do that? Visit a networking event such as The Northern Job Fair or the Promotion Days. There you will get the right tips to pitch yourself and get to know new valuable people.

Going further together

Working together gets you further. That is why this is largely done within the Groningen ecosystem. Collaborations are essential so that companies strengthen each other. Take for instance The Groningen Alliance, a collaboration between the province, the municipality of Groningen, several knowledge institutions and two large hospitals. They are making a joint effort to put Groningen region on the map when it comes to the transition themes. Founded in Groningen is another great example of such a collaboration. Here, hundreds of Groningen companies come together and share their knowledge with each other.

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  • Boost your impact

    The world of tomorrow starts today, in Groningen. The Groningen ecosystem is committed to positive growth. Together, we are building a green, healthy and digital future with a human dimension. By working together, we contribute to tomorrow’s world.
  • Boost your environment

    Groningen. City and province. This is where you will experience the best adventures. Around the Martini Tower lies a vibrant city full of energy. The healthiest city in the Netherlands is a great place to be.
  • Boost your Square meters

    Groningen has everything. Whether you want to live right in the middle of the bustling city centre or prefer the peace and quiet. Studio or farmhouse. Whatever you are looking for, Groningen is a great place to live.

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