Knowledge and Innovation Agendas

With its mission-driven innovation policy, the government looks at how we can jointly achieve a climate-proof, water-robust, sustainable, healthy and safe Netherlands. Read more about the missions and the Knowledge and Innovation Agendas that make this possible here. Holland High Tech is the coordinator, connector and driver of the KIA's Key Enabling Technologies and Security.


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Holland High Tech: coordinator & connector

The Netherlands faces major social challenges. Fortunately, searching, devising and realizing solutions is in our DNA. As a top sector, Holland High Tech is the coordinator, connector and driver of the Knowledge and Innovation Agenda Key Enabling Technologies (KIA ST) and Knowledge and Innovation Agenda Security (KIA V). In these KIAs, innovative entrepreneurs, knowledge institutions, top sectors and governments work together to create a future-proof Netherlands.

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Missions and KIA's

Government, business and knowledge institutions work together in this mission-driven innovation policy to stimulate innovation on five central missions: Energy transition, Circular economy, Agriculture-Water-Food, Health & Care and Safety. To achieve this, the top sectors have been working together since 2019 on Knowledge and Innovation Agendas (KIAs) for innovation with social and economic impact:

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