The Province of Noord-Brabant is an enterprising, innovative and successful Dutch region in Europe with 2,5 million inhabitants. High tech and high touch are inseparable. The close collaboration between the Brabant partners, in national and international networks, stimulates the further development of innovation and entrepreneurship. Noord-Brabant is centrally positioned between the port cities of Rotterdam and Antwerp and the German Ruhr area. It has an international reputation as a European top region for innovation and knowledge with an inspiring business climate. Brabant has the ambition to maintain and enhance this leading position.
The Province of Noord-Brabant represents the administrative layer between the national government and the local municipalities. The provincial administration takes initiatives on an economic, social and cultural level and coordinates actions. The provincial administration of Brabant is primarily concerned with spatial development, accessibility and mobility for the region, regional economic policy, culture and regional identity.