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Eindhoven uses its Brainport

Having repositioned itself as a knowledge centre, Eindhoven now boasts 'the smartest kilometre in Europe', and is responsible for one-fifth of private R&D in the Netherlands. 

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fDi Global Cities of the Future 2018/19 – the winners

Singapore has been crowned fDi’s Global City of the Future for the third year in a row, while London and Dublin have retained their positions in second and third, respectively. Cathy Mullan reports.

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fDi Global Cities of the Future 2018/19 – FDI Strategy

Hong Kong has taken the laurels in the FDI Strategy category of the Global Cities of the Future 2018/19 awards, thanks in the main to its StartmeupHK initiative. 

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Lancashire councillor seeks investment for specialist sectors

Stephen Young of Lancashire County Council explains the UK county’s approach to raising its profile.

Poland eyes another stellar year of FDI

Following 2017’s record high, foreign investment into Poland is on track for another strong performance this year. 

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Nuremberg's innovative investment climate

Michael Fraas, head of Nuremberg city’s business department, tells Sebastian Shehadi about its foreign investment attractions.  

Digitisation could be next big CEE growth driver: McKinsey

Central and eastern Europe's 'digital challenger' countries could close the digital gap with the rest of Europe and add €200bn to regional GDP by 2025, says a McKinsey report

US and Greece most for popular 'golden visas', reports Investment Migration Insider

Residence by investment programmes from the US, Greece and Malaysia are the most popular in the world, based on number of applicants

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TitanX Engine Cooling makes Poland supplier move

Swedish automotive supplier TitanX Engine Cooling is opening a facility in Opole, Poland, adding to its US, Brazilian and Chinese operations. 

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Utrecht vice-mayor hails young, talented and green city

Klaas Verschuure, vice-mayor of Utrecht, tells Sebastian Shehadi about the city’s talented youth, its historic and green demeanour and the thriving healthcare industry.

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