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Regional business

Always up to date on economic developments in Groningen? Whether it's new investment opportunities, innovative market shifts or emerging niches, it's always good to know what's going on in Groningen. And by following news and stories from regional entrepreneurs, you not only get a behind-the-scenes look at their success, but also inspiration and motivation to pursue your own goals. For ongoing news on regional economic development, we recommend the following sources:

Economy Groningen

Economy Groningen provides, among other things, an overview of economic news and backgrounds from the city and province of Groningen.

The Northern Times

The Northern Times is a news site covering the news and activities in the three northern provinces of the Netherlands: Groningen, Friesland and Drenthe. The website covers local politics and business news, as well as cultural events and more in-depth articles on long running topics.

Founded in Groningen

Founded in Groningen connects, supports and promotes startups, companies and initiatives which want to innovate to make more impact and grow faster. The website covers news about companies in Groningen.

Groninger Ondernemers Courant (Dutch)

The Groninger Ondernemers Courant is an initiative of four business associations, in cooperation with the Groningen Entrepreneurs Fund and the Municipality of Groningen. There is both a paper and an online version. The GROC is intended to provide information about and to entrepreneurial Groningen and about all matters to strengthen Groningen's economy.

GroBusiness (Dutch)

In collaboration with partners and with entrepreneurs in the region, GroBusiness offers a central and independent portal where all the ingredients are present to help entrepreneurs from the city and the province, 'Ommeland', move forward. You will always find an answer here to take a step forward.

Campus Groningen

At Campus Groningen, companies and institutions passionate about research, education and entrepreneurship work together to achieve real impact. The website highlights the latest trends and news in Groningen.

Groningen Seaports

Groningen Seaports is the commercial operator, developer and manager of the port of Delfzijl, Eemshaven and adjacent industrial estates. Groningen Seaports manages an area of approximately 2,600 hectares. The location, the range of various types of industrial sites, the infrastructure, the space and the attractive land prices make the sites of Groningen Seaports eminently suitable as a business location.


Chemport is an incubator of green chemistry, as they link companies and initiatives working towards a green chemistry sector. Here, companies, knowledge institutions and governments work together to capitalize on opportunities to develop the sustainable chemistry of the future.

Remember that these sources of information can help you stay informed on regional economic developments in Groningen. If you need specific information, it is a good idea to directly contact the sources listed.

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