07 February 2023
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Welcome to Brainport Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Working on Food Technology in Brainport Eindhoven
Working in Brainport Eindhoven, The Netherlands, means developing innovative technologies that have genuine impact on society. Technologies that improve our lives in for instance the fields of health, mobility, energy and food. In Brainport you find over 5,000 tech and IT companies and organisations in all sorts and sizes that work on the latest technologies and perform ground-breaking research. This high concentration of companies leads to numerous career- and student- opportunities and many challenging tech and IT jobs, at all levels.
Healthy and sustainable food for everyone, everywhere
In twenty years' time, the world’s population will number 9.5 billion people. If we do not act, we will face massive global food and water shortages. The Netherlands has an essential position in the world of food production and export (2nd export country worldwide). Meeting global future demand, however, requires a change in our thinking about food and demands technological innovation. The current system of food production, processing and transport must change rapidly. The manufacturing, software and food-tech companies in Brainport have exactly what it takes to contribute to this transition. With our innovative technology we make food production more efficient, improve production processes and prevent waste.
Food technology sector in Brainport Eindhoven
In the Netherlands technology and science are used to push agricultural boundaries. With a mix of world-class research institutes for food innovation, Wageningen University and numerous public-private partnerships between science, industry and government we have the 2nd highest private R&D investment in AgriFood in Europe. The food sector in Brainport Eindhoven is particularly known for its high tech character caused by the region’s unique high-tech ecosystem and enormous innovation power. Food in Brainport Eindhoven automatically implies Food-Tech. Brainport Eindhoven is strong in the development of innovative technologies such as robotics, AI, sensor and vision technology and smart lighting. Technologies that are not yet fully applied in the agri-food sector, but do have great potential in the field of smart farming for instance, and smart & mild food processing.
Some renown companies that are active in the field of Food Technology can be found in the overview below. They represent the more than 5,000 tech & IT companies in Brainport Eindhoven and are constantly on the lookout for talent in fields as: Food Technology, Bio informatics, Biosystems engineering, Biobased sciences, Mechanical Engineering.
31 October 2022A laboratory in your hand through a light chip
27 February 2021Seven Steps To Heaven
27 February 2021Vencomatic Group
15 January 2021Up to 30% more farmed fish due to improved lighting system
19 May 20203 million for Cerescon's asparagus-eye robot