Oost NL

Enabling and stimulating cross border alliances and cooperation in the field of innovation and business

Oost NL (East Netherlands Development Agency) is an agency that focuses its activities and projects on strengthening and stimulating the economy of the provinces of Gelderland and Overijssel, the Netherlands.

We work with businesses in the provinces of Gelderland and Overijssel and are commissioned by the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy and the respective Provinces.Oost NL acts as a bridge between government, companies and knowledge institutes.

Team GO4EXPORT is an export promotion program executed by Oost NL and supported by the provinces of Overijssel and Gelderland. The program is carried out in close cooperation with 17 partners. Extending successful partnerships with Germany is one of the key pillars of this program. Hans Brouwers is as High Tech & Industry liaison for Germany responsible for aligning Dutch and German SMB companies and institutions for business and innovation cooperation.

Team Foreign Investment offers companies from outside the Netherlands, as well as from other regions of the country, a ‘soft landing’ in East Netherlands. Through us, international companies gain access to our regional networks as well as assistance with trade promotion. We help owners of SMEs from East Netherlands to internationalize through matchmaking via our worldwide network of partners.

Team Development & Innovation supports the regional business environment by helping city governments and SMEs to bring innovations to market. Oost NL also manages several cross border (e.g. Interreg) projects.

Oost NL

Laan van Malkenschoten 40
7333 NP Apeldoorn

Phone: +31 88 6670100


Hans Brouwers |
High Tech & Industry liaison for Germany
+31 657313604