BeNeLux + Nordics

The BeNeLux and Nordic region is one of the most important healthcare markets, joining The United Kingdom, Spain, Italy, France and Germany as the 6th BIG region in Europe. With a similar number of inhabitants, the BeNeLux and Nordic region is known for its innovation-driven culture and its research centres. The European Medicines Agency HQ is located centrally in Amsterdam.



The BeNeLux and Nordic region hold 5% of top 100 life science universities in the world.


Over 40 life science research & medical centres are located in this innovation-driven region.


Other than several global pharma company headquarters, more than 110 headquarters of medium biotech companies reside in this region.

Benelux is well positioned to become Europe’s leading biotech hub.

McKinsey & Company, November 2019