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Ecosystem for positive growth

The world of tomorrow starts today, in Groningen. Here, people are thinking about the issues of the future. For instance, Groningen is a frontrunner in the development of renewable energy. It experiments with sustainable food systems and its various knowledge institutions and hospitals are working together to help people age healthily. 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.

The Groningen ecosystem

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 issues accelerator. An ecosystem consisting of talent, entrepreneurs, partners and investors with a typical Groningen mentality. Pioneers, trailblazers and go-getters. This makes Groningen the place to grow and work for our future.

  • GRO Energy

    Groningen is a frontrunner in the development of renewable energy. And when it comes to green hydrogen, Groningen even leads in Europe.
  • GRO Health

    The healthiest city in the Netherlands, the life science sector is growing faster than the national average. This is due to the combined strengths of companies, leading institutions and schools.
  • GRO Digital

    Known for its rich digital sector, Groningen is the place for positive growth and transformation. Here you will find plenty of startups with ground-breaking ideas, collaborations that result in impactful solutions and established national and international players.
  • GRO Food

    The climate crisis, problems with soil quality and the deterioration of biodiversity call for sustainable solutions. Food innovation is being experimented on all fronts; from nature inclusive farming to disease control. New crops such as hemp are bringing new opportunities.

GRO The Future

The future is in Groningen. The place where the change towards a better world and a better life is taking place. Sustainability, quality of life and people always at the centre. All this is possible in an ecosystem in which various parties work closely together. A system consisting of pioneers, trailblazers and go-getters. This makes Groningen the place to grow. Will you help us build tomorrow’s world?

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  • Boost your career

    Start-ups, scale-ups and large international organisations. Whatever you are looking for, you can find it in Groningen. There are plenty of career opportunities for your talents here.
  • 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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