WestHolland is one of the most developed industrial regions in the Netherlands. It is at the same time one of the most modern regions accommodating some of the latest technologies in the world. Foreign investors coming to WestHolland will benefit from a state-of-art infrastructure connecting airports, railways and road transportation routes and also an advantageous taxation system. The most thriving industries international enterprisers can invest in WestHolland are the IT&C, the energy, the agriculture and the life science industries. Among these, the life science sector has transformed WestHolland into one of the most developed biotech centers in Europe.
The Medical Delta is one of the largest life science centers in Europe. Located in WestHolland, the Medical Delta has gathered some of the most active companies in the life science and biotechnology companies in the world. WestHolland also hosts the Leiden Bio Science Park which was voted the Best Business Park in the Netherlands and which is home to a large number of Dutch life science companies.
Foreign investors are welcome to apply to several programs which will help them with the establishment of life science companies in WestHolland.
The registration procedure of a biotech company in the Netherlands is not difficult. The first step is to submit all the required documentation with the Dutch Companies Register and obtain the company’s Certificate of Incorporation. The following procedure involves obtaining the commercial license which depends on the type of business one intends to carry. The life science industry in WestHolland is divided into:
Additionally, foreign investors can take advantage of the numerous tax incentives provided by the Government and local agencies in WestHolland.
For complete information about all the programs developed by the Government and local agencies in WestHolland for supporting the life science industry, please contact us..