Brainport needs new 'Original Equipment Manufacturers' - companies that, like ASML, set the tone for the rest of the ecosystem.
Brainport aan de Top
Capital needs remain significant in Brainport’s high tech industry, but this is not a problem for everyone
"In general, start-ups and OEMs seem to be able to attract investments more easily, but this is much less the case for scale-ups"
High Tech Manufacturing companies will continue to be the key to Brainport’s success in the years to come
"Much will depend on the relationship between the OEMs and the suppliers that work directly with them."
Rabobank research 'Brainport at the top' highlights the issues that determine whether the region will still be the 'Smartest in the World' in 10 years' time.