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Amsterdam’s excellent infrastructure for research

The Amsterdam Area is home to academic hospitals, two respected universities and many specialised research institutes. Other major institutes include the Netherlands Cancer Institute, the Sanquin Blood Supply Foundation and ACTA (one of the top dental education and research facilities in the world). Other scientific hotspots such as Wageningen and Leiden are about an hour away. This ensures that all companies active in life sciences enjoy superb access to innovative technologies, clinical trials, biobanks and centres of expertise. The companies directly active in life sciences are aided by hundreds of specialised partners in financial & business services, ICT and logistics. amsterdam inbusiness has a major role in bringing together corporates, universities, research institutes and talent in the sector, and the Amsterdam Science Park – one of Europe’s largest concentrations of high-level scientific education and research – also brings business, science and innovation together