Cleverland

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This website is financially supported by the European Union, the state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the province of Limburg as part of the INTERREG-V program.

Knowledge region
Cleverland!

This is the border area between Rhine and Meuse with the three cities of Krefeld, Mönchengladbach and Venlo!

Cleverland has everything a knowledge region needs:

  • Universities with a wide range of interesting courses
  • Quality education and further education
  • Innovative companies at the top
  • A creative climate for innovation and smart start-ups
  • A high quality of living
  • Innovative research- and development projects

Interview with Fred Spijksma about the future of transport

‘Venlo has everything it needs to remain a key player in the logistics landscape’, says Fred Spijksma. He is managing director at GEBA Trans and talks in this interview about his company and the future of logistics.

Logistics company GEBA Trans has been organising transport by rail, water and road for 25 years and has branches in Venlo and Tilburg.

‘I was interested in studying in another country’

Tim Jendratzki is from Krefeld and makes full use of the opportunities within the euregional knowledge region. He is studying Marketing Management in English at the Fontys University of Applied Sciences in Venlo and works at the “Wirtschaftsförderung” (business development network) in Mönchengladbach.

In addition, he already gains experience as an entrepreneur in various ways as part of his studies.

Webinar Employer Branding

Would you like to find out more about employer branding and the digitization of internal communication? Then register for our free webinar with our expert Anne Liedgens, Head of Marketing Scheidt & Bachmann GmbH. The webinar will be in the German language

Networking employees worldwide, strengthening cooperation and showing them appreciation is now expected by many employers and forces companies to give internal communication a higher priority.

Living

Knowledge region Cleverland is an area with a high quality of living. Life is good in larger cities such as Venlo, Krefeld and Mönchengladbach. There are many urban facilities available; a wide cultural offer, various sports clubs and extensive hospitality and nightlife options.

You can also enjoy nature and the numerous recreational opportunities in a green environment. The costs of living are relatively low and don’t forget another advantage – being located in the heart of Europe. Explore the cities and landscape in Cleverland!

News

“Venlo has everything it needs to remain a key player in the logistics landscape”

Fred Spijksma is managing director at GEBA Trans and talks in this interview about his company and the future of logistics. 16-06-2021

‘I was interested in studying in another country’

Tim Jendratzki is from Krefeld and is studying Marketing Management in the Englisch stream at the Fontys University of Applied Sciences in Venlo. 20-05-2021

“It is important that we market the North Limburg region even better”.

In this interview, Gijs Hendrikx, owner of Mr. Jigs hotel and Theaterhotel in Venlo, talks about the opportunities in the region. 07-05-2021

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