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Mon 07 February 2011

Nine top sectors identified by Dutch government

The Dutch government has identified nine top sectors which they plan to strengthen with the help of Dutch businesses and education & research. Approximately 1,5 billion euro has been made available to support this. Apart from targetted investments the government is also focused on identifying and solving bottle-necks impeding the growth of these sectors such as bothersome rules or lack of qualified personnel. The nine top sectors are: High Tech Material & Systems, Agro-Food, Water, Energy, Horticulture, Chemicals, Creative Industries, Logistics and Life Sciences. For more information see here or read an article from the Volkskrant here (in Dutch).