Marc JacobsProjectmanager Brainport Development
AIRPORT – SEAPORT - BRAINPORTthe three pillars of the Dutch economy                     Top Sectors          •Agro food   ...
What do all these top technology regions have in common?                          Winner ICF Award 2011!
1. The industrial high-tech heart of the Netherlands with a technology and   design base: Where high-tech meets design2. L...
Top technology institutes:     • Dutch Polymer Institute     • Embedded Systems Institute     • Holst Centre     • TNO    ...
The Southeast of the Netherlandsaccounts for 50% of whole Dutchbusiness R&D expenditure
SYSTEMS-IN-FOIL  Sensing and acting foils/films
LED LIGHTING
Career opportunities:- mechatronic engineers- process engineers- embedded software  engineers- …
Career opportunities:- analytical chemists- chemical engineers- …
Career opportunities:- manufacturing  engineers- automotive engineers- …
Career opportunities:- cytotechnologists- health engineers- …
Career opportunities:- food technologists- food scientists-…
Career opportunities:- strategic design  consultants- product designers- ….
Coming toReasons to come and stay• Job or education• Professional growth opportunities• Reputation of specific company or ...
Coming to• Opportunities for internships, bachelors, masters, Phd’s, Pdengs  and postdocs.• How to find job openings in th...
Coming toThe Dutch are openminded, punctual and organized, so:   – Never visit a company without the prior appointment. Du...
Settling inWorking conditions• SalaryAverage salaries for academic starters range between € 2700 and € 3400 grossa month –...
Settling inRegulation & visa for international knowledgeworkers:• EU & EEA (European Economic Area) CitizensAllowed to wor...
How to apply for a job in the Brainport region?
website www.brainporttalentregion.com
Thank you for your attention!QUESTIONS?
Presentation Brainport in Boston by Marc Jacobs
Presentation Brainport in Boston by Marc Jacobs
Presentation Brainport in Boston by Marc Jacobs
Presentation Brainport in Boston by Marc Jacobs
Presentation Brainport in Boston by Marc Jacobs
Presentation Brainport in Boston by Marc Jacobs
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Presentation Brainport in Boston by Marc Jacobs

1,631 views
1,518 views

Published on

Published in: Career, Business, Technology
0 Comments
1 Like
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

No Downloads
Views
Total views
1,631
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
21
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
11
Comments
0
Likes
1
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Presentation Brainport in Boston by Marc Jacobs

  1. 1. Marc JacobsProjectmanager Brainport Development
  2. 2. AIRPORT – SEAPORT - BRAINPORTthe three pillars of the Dutch economy Top Sectors •Agro food •Horticulture and base materials •Energy •Logistics •Creative industry •Life Sciences •Chemistry •Water •HIGH-TECH
  3. 3. What do all these top technology regions have in common? Winner ICF Award 2011!
  4. 4. 1. The industrial high-tech heart of the Netherlands with a technology and design base: Where high-tech meets design2. Leader in top technology and (open) innovation; nearly a third of all Dutch research and development spending takes place in Brainport3. 50% of whole Dutch business R&D expenditure takes place in Brainport4. Highest patent density of Europe5. Together with the rest of the province of Noord-Brabant the Eindhoven region produces a quarter of all Dutch export6. Over 12.000 International knowledge workers do their utmost best every day to boost the economy in Brainport7. Over 55.000 jobs in High-Tech industry with many dual career opportunities8. The international triple helix model for cooperation between industry, knowledge institutions and government. Keywords: open innovation and clustering9. Home to leading campuses (e.g. High Tech Campus Eindhoven, High Tech Automotive Campus Helmond)
  5. 5. Top technology institutes: • Dutch Polymer Institute • Embedded Systems Institute • Holst Centre • TNO • TNO Automotive • TTAI • ECN • FOM The Eindhoven University of Technology is among the world’s ten best-performing research universities in terms of research cooperation with industry. UIRC Scoreboard, 2011• 50% of whole Dutch business R&D expenditure• Highest patent density in Europe• Many high tech start ups• Keywords: open innovation and clustering
  6. 6. The Southeast of the Netherlandsaccounts for 50% of whole Dutchbusiness R&D expenditure
  7. 7. SYSTEMS-IN-FOIL Sensing and acting foils/films
  8. 8. LED LIGHTING
  9. 9. Career opportunities:- mechatronic engineers- process engineers- embedded software engineers- …
  10. 10. Career opportunities:- analytical chemists- chemical engineers- …
  11. 11. Career opportunities:- manufacturing engineers- automotive engineers- …
  12. 12. Career opportunities:- cytotechnologists- health engineers- …
  13. 13. Career opportunities:- food technologists- food scientists-…
  14. 14. Career opportunities:- strategic design consultants- product designers- ….
  15. 15. Coming toReasons to come and stay• Job or education• Professional growth opportunities• Reputation of specific company or institute• Proximity European cultures and countries• Multilingual skills in the Netherlands• Tolerant, open-minded society• High standard in quality of life: High tech, high green & high culture• Work-Life balance: overwork is an exception rather than a standard
  16. 16. Coming to• Opportunities for internships, bachelors, masters, Phd’s, Pdengs and postdocs.• How to find job openings in the Netherlands Google for jobs and visit careersites organizations (vacancies, internships & talent programs): http://brainporttalentregion.com Examples of job boards: http://www.academictransfer.com/; http://www.careersinholland.com/; http://www.exposurejobs.com/; http://www.monsterboard.nl/; www.eurojobs.com/ Examples of recruitment agencies: http://www.xelvin.com/; http://www.tmc.nl/; http://www.undutchables.nl/ ; www.yacht.nl Examples of expat initiatives with a lot information for internationals about the Netherlands : http://www.iamexpat.nl; http://www.expatica.com; http://expatguideholland.com; Social Media: LinkedIn (find information about organizations, employees and vacancies: facebook for business purposes)
  17. 17. Coming toThe Dutch are openminded, punctual and organized, so: – Never visit a company without the prior appointment. Dutch people are glued to their agendas privately and in business – Always be in time; call if you cannot make it on time – Bring copies of your curriculum vitae, diplomas, references, etc. – The recruiter will ask questions about your experiences, your strengths and weaknesses, your motivation for the job, but also about personal details and leisure activities – Make sure you show enthousiasm and self confidence – Don’t brag about your own achievements or over exaggerate your skills. Dutch people value modesty and anyone who tries to show off can be disqualified – At the end of the interview it is normal to ask some questions yourself
  18. 18. Settling inWorking conditions• SalaryAverage salaries for academic starters range between € 2700 and € 3400 grossa month – also depending on education and experience, which comes down toaround € 2100 - € 2800 net a month. After a Phd you will obtain: € 500 extra.• Fringe benefits- Average of 25 to 35 holiday days- In The Netherlands every employee has the right to 8% yearly holiday money.- Almost every company offers pension insurance, most part paid by theemployer.- When you get ill you get paid a 100% during your illness.- Health insurance costs are average € 100 per month.- In certain cases of unemployment, you can receive government allowance.
  19. 19. Settling inRegulation & visa for international knowledgeworkers:• EU & EEA (European Economic Area) CitizensAllowed to work with EU passport• Non-EU citizensKnowledge migrant rules:< 30 years old, minimal annual gross salary requirement is € 37,121> 30 years old, minimal annual gross salary requirement is € 50,619For persons who have obtained a diploma in the Netherlands, the minimumannual salary requirement is € 26,605 gross a year.Major tax advantages for international knowledge workers: In a nutshell andin general, this means that 30% of your salary can be paid tax-free.• One stop shop at the expatcenters in the Netherlandsto arrange formalities, housing, taxation, finance & insurance, education &careers, personal & social needs, and culture & leisure activities.For example: Expatcenter South Netherlands:http://www.expatguideholland.com/
  20. 20. How to apply for a job in the Brainport region?
  21. 21. website www.brainporttalentregion.com
  22. 22. Thank you for your attention!QUESTIONS?

×