The Cleantech Region has over 440.000 inhabitants and is situated in the eastern part of the Netherlands. In the Cleantech Region businesses, public authorities and knowledge institutes work closely together to achieve innovative, green economic growth, supported by the inhabitants. They strive for a clean future in which the economy and ecology are in balance and energy neutrality is key. The Cleantech region is the economic hotspot for cleantech products, services, techniques and activities that contribute to a more circular economy.