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The Amsterdam Economic Board works with decision-makers, innovation managers and changemakers from businesses, academia and government to create a smart, green and healthy region. If you would like to develop innovative projects in collaboration with other frontrunners in the region, join us!

Together we are making the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area a responsible and inclusive digital region which provides for a sustainable and healthy future for new generations. Where lifelong development and a skills-oriented approach are central to education and the labour market. There is a variety of ways for you to become part of our high-quality network and work for breakthroughs on the most important issues of our time.

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Find out more about our initiatives and programmes and let us know where your interests lie. Expand your network of decision makers in government, education and business and become a member of our Network Council. To keep up to date with our most important news, sign up for our Dutch newsletter, the Board Update. And work on sustainability and innovation within your own organisation using our practical tools.


Marjan Schrama

Amsterdam Economic Board

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Initiatives for a green, smart,
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Programmes combining regional strength

Let’s get things done

We have developed and tested a wide range of tools and resources to help you work on sustainability in your organisation. Together we make the region smart, green and healthy. Use them to your advantage!

The Amsterdam Economic Board contributes strongly to an agile labour market. The skills passport is a great initiative by House of Skills. People are much more than just their education and experience. 

Melek Usta | Board member | Amsterdam Economic BoardMelek Usta, Director, Colourful People

“Especially now, collaboration is more important than ever. We need to bet on smart technology, specialist medical care and data science for a healthier future.”

Maurice van den Bosch, CEO, OLVG

We believe in collaborating with knowledge institutions, governments, and other companies to solve complex challenges. The Amsterdam Economic Board represents the triple helix promise that is so important for the region. 

Bart Kruijssen, Partner, PwC

“We need to make use of the data, knowledge, and capacity of the various partners. To me, the Amsterdam Economic Board is the joint effort for a responsible and resilient Amsterdam metropolis.” 

Geert ten Dam, Chair of the Executive Board, UvA

“Scaling up and leveraging everyone’s strengths in initiatives around labour market shortages is only possible when government, education, and business work well together. To that, the Amsterdam Economic Board contributes significantly.” 

Michiel van Vlimmeren, General manager, Salesforce Nederland