Invest in Ghent

Welcome to Ghent, the technology capital of Europe. Our city may be slightly small in size but it’s big on investment opportunities - a unique combination of eclectic community, intricate synergy, innovation and expertise. If you’re looking for international talent on offer, forward thinking policies that promote business growth and a far-reaching network intent on pioneering tomorrow’s transformative technologies, you’re in the right place.

Welcome to Ghent, the technology capital of Europe. Our city may be slightly small in size but it’s big on investment opportunities - a unique combination of eclectic community, intricate synergy, innovation and expertise. If you’re looking for the best international talent on offer, forward thinking policies that promote business growth and a far-reaching network intent on pioneering tomorrow’s transformative technologies, you’re in the right place.

the future is tech

The future is tech

We’re dreaming of a bright tech future, focusing on 4 key fields of technological innovation to turn Ghent into an international tech leader.

  • 5 reasons to choose Ghent

    Wondering if Ghent is the right place for you, your business and your employees? Here are 5 reasons to live, work and invest in our marvellous and quirky city.

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  • A world of talent & expertise

    Ghent is home to one of the most educated workforces in the world thanks to our forward thinking citizens, employees and academic institutions.

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  • Life in Ghent

    Ghent offers both small-town charm and big-city excitement, a perfect balance between tranquility and activity, history and modernity, tradition and innovation.

    Discover the Ghent lifestyle
  • Economic space in the heart of Europe

    There’s a lot to discover in our quirky city, strategically connected to western Europe through the North Sea Port, continental railway lines and regional highways. These factors and many more are shaping the forward-thinking Ghent of tomorrow. Here’s what you need to know about the available spaces we have to offer.

    Discover our economic spaces

    Discover North Sea Port

Success stories

We’re already working with investors around the world to create thriving technology businesses. Have a look at some of our success stories to find out more.

News & events

  • The Big Score

    From 15 November 2022 to 17 November 2022, inclusive

    The Big Score is focused on squeezing time and accelerating interaction between three essential tech branches: high growth data tech solutions, international venture capital and corporate innovation sourcing.
    With live pitches of European innovative startups in front of international VCs and corporates, The Big Score aims to match and facilitate new deals.

    Score your tickets!

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