The Groningen Provincial Executive is dedicated to a strong regional economy. The Executive achieves that by providing a good business climate and ample employment. The emphasis is on developing a sustainable economy and the regional knowledge economy, the development and application of new knowledge.

The Provincial Executive is working on a strong economy. We are focused on three viable sectors:

  • Energy
  • Life Sciences/Healthy Ageing
  • Bio-economy


The Provincial Executive also believes that developing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and improving the labour market are important. Furthermore, the Provincial Executive invests in:

  • Agriculture
  • Tourism
  • Good location climate
  • Lobby and cross-border activities
  • New subsidies and funds