Creating a vibrant innovation ecosystem : the High Tech Campus Eindhoven case

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The High Tech Campus Eindhoven is a campus-based ecosystem for high-tech R&D, located in the city of Eindhoven (Netherlands). It is currently home to more than 140 companies and institutions, involving more than 10,000 product developers, researchers, entrepreneurs, and service providers. The Financial Times, Fortune, Forbes and many others have praised the High Tech Campus Eindhoven (HTCE) as one of the best locations in the world for high-tech venture development and startup activity. This white paper depicts and illustrates the key characteristics of HTCE’s capability as an innovation ecosystem. First, HTCE’s history and current offerings are outlined. Subsequently, I explore what has been fueling its success.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEindhoven
PublisherTechnische Universiteit Eindhoven
Commissioning bodyHigh Tech Campus Eindhoven
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 15 May 2017


  • Hightech
  • Campus
  • innovation management
  • Innovation community
  • shared facilities
  • open innovation
  • innovation ecosystem
  • R&D

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