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The Netherlands Life Sciences Hub in Europe

Dutch health care: high quality, barrier-free and affordable

The Netherlands is the happiest and healthiest person in the world. why? Because we take care of each other. Because our country is based on cooperation, we are entrepreneurial, resourceful and highly educated. This has led to the best healthcare in Europe, as well as the world's leading life sciences and health sector.

Europe has more than 2,900 innovative life sciences and health companies employing more than 34,000 people, university medical centers and research institutions. Together with major multinational companies such as Janssen, MSD, Amgen, Genmab, Lonza, Astellas, Aduro Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline and Medtronic, the Netherlands has one of the world's most concentrated life sciences, with a radius of 200 kilometers.

Biopharmaceuticals: Amsterdam became the new home of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) in the spring of 2019, and the Netherlands will become the EU's regulatory base for all human and veterinary drugs.

Logistics and distribution: The Netherlands provide high-quality infrastructure for research, competitive tax support measures, and a favorable climate and strategic location for business. These provide life science companies with a springboard to enter the European market and provide a good environment for business expansion and acceleration. Driven by world-class seaports, centrally located airports and extensive modern road and highway networks, the Dutch logistics infrastructure and top logistics service providers are the main assets of companies wishing to establish an international logistics/distribution business in Europe.

Some Key points are:

  • Strong primary and outpatient care
  • Delivered at a relatively low cost
  • One of the best documented (patient) populations; accessible and well-structured bio-banks
  • Expertise in healthcare infrastructure
  • Strong medical research infrastructure
  • The global market leader in mobile healthcare 
  • Dutch healthcare ranks number one compared to the US, Australia, Germany, and Canada.
  • Total healthcare expenditure in the Netherlands: 12% of GDP, 68 billion Euro’s (2013, OECD statistics)
  • Over 1.3 million people work in the healthcare sector (2012, CBS)

The Netherlands: the hub to the EU market

  • Strategically located in the heart of Europe's three major economies: Germany, France, and the United Kingdom - 170 million consumers (half of the EU) within a radius of 300 miles (482.8 km). Approximately 244 million consumers with a radius of 600 miles.
  • Superior logistics infrastructure: three “main ports” including Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Amsterdam Port and Port of Rotterdam (the largest seaport in Europe).
  • Rich medical logistics professional third-party logistics.
  • Many life science companies have their own (Europe) headquarters, marketing, and sales department Dutch office or distribution center.

Establish your Dutch BV company In the heart of Europe

On Demand International can help you, to set up your company in the Netherlands. We have set up many companies in the heart of Europe "The Netherlands" and we build high-quality networks for you comprising of notaries, accountants, tax specialists.

Company Formation In Netherlands can provide you with all the high-quality services at an honest price. Before you decide to choose to do business with us, we will first provide you with free advice on the best options for your specific situation. If you want us to offer you a variety of services, we can create a profitable package for you.

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