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GRO The future

GRO the Future

Groningen. City, province and region. Vibrant and inviting. Bursting with young talent. Traditionally a place of innovative go-getters. Known for the fastest growing campus in the Netherlands and outstanding knowledge and research institutes with the latest expertise on 21st century issues. Excellent geographical and digital connections. For all these reasons, you can rightly define Groningen as a multidisciplinary innovation ecosystem for the future.

The place to GRO

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. Groningen is the place to grow and work on your future.

Groningen is looking for talent, entrepreneurs, partners and investors with a typical Groningen mentality. Pioneers, trailblazers and go-getters. Together with all parties in the Groningen ecosystem, they want to focus on positive growth and work together to build a green, healthy and digital future with a human dimension.

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Ready to take the next step in your career and contribute to the world of tomorrow? Groningen is the place to develop yourself.

  • 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.

Boost your future

Your future starts in Groningen. Groningen is the place for positive growth. Not only professionally, but also personally. The healthiest city in the Netherlands is a great place to live. There is plenty of things to do thanks to the vibrant city centre with a great cultural offering and the beautiful nature around the corner.

  • 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 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.
  • 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.

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