During the European Industry Days 2018, Regional Minister Baljeu *(European and international policy) took part in a panel discussion on the regions’ role in the industrial transition. Zuid-Holland, with its large clusters of port and industrial complexes and its horticulture, is one of the stakeholders in this discussion. The cooperation of local governments and the business community in the regions plays an important part in the European industry's transition. The industry called for the European Committee to focus on the industrial sector, regions and knowledge institutions in its economic policy for the coming period.
From 14 to 16 February inclusive, the Model European Parliament took place in the provincial government building. Approximately 80 students separated into various committees to debate with each other on current European issues and to try to form coalitions to jointly support the proposed solutions to these issues.
Municipalities in the region Rotterdam The Hague, the water boards and the Province of Zuid-Holland are jointly drafting an energy strategy for the region. This strategy will contribute to a reliable clean and safe energy supply for everyone in the region in 2050.
Are you a creative thinker, always looking for the best solutions and ways to improve? Does your startup offer the innovative solutions governments need? And, do you have what it takes to co-create with the province Zuid-Holland to solve regional challenges? Then make sure you apply for the Startup in Residence Zuid-Holland programme.