A focus on knowledge and creativity shapes the core of the province of Utrecht's economic policy. After all, a healthy provincial economy is the driving force behind any region. Utrecht is a very attractive province to live in. The province aims to increase that appeal, and in doing so naturally relies on Utrecht's regional economy.
Economic Vision 2050: It all comes together in Utrecht
The Economic Vision 2050 describes how the province plans to contribute to economic development over the next 30 years.
Utrecht's core values are Green, Healthy and Smart. Its strength lies in connecting these values with one another. The presence and proximity of many outstanding landscapes, amenities, businesses and organisations combined with the quality of the living environment make Utrecht a unique region in an international arena.
Our aims for 2020:
Utrecht is a Dutch and international leader in the life sciences, health, food and sustainability.
Utrecht is the laboratory of the Netherlands, where thinkers and doers collaborate on dazzling innovations.
Utrecht excels both nationally and internationally in developing smart solutions for mobility and spatial planning.
Public and private parties cooperate to create a solid regional economy. Flexibility and entrepreneurship go hand in hand.