Maastricht boasts 23 startups in our sample database which represents about 2% of The Netherlands’s sampled startups. Maastricht is the 6th best startup ecosystem in The Netherlands.
In 2022, the startup scene of Maastricht developed considerably and increased in the Global Ecosystem Index by 129 spots.
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Maastricht is ranked within the top 300 startup ecosystems globally.
Maastricht’s startups excel particularly in Hardware & IoT where it ranks 45 and in Health, and Software and Data. Find out more
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On our map, you can explore a total of 5 startups for Hardware & IoT.
In Western Europe, Maastricht's Health is in top 240. Maastricht has a concentration of about 0% of the country's total Health startups that are represented on our map.
Software and Data is ranked 465th in the world. Our database contains 4 startups for this industry.
Within Maastricht there is an increased attraction for entrepreneurs to set up their startups in industries such as Hardware & IoT, Health, Software and Data. These three industries represent about 57% of the startups represented on the Startup Ecosystem Map of Maastricht.
Maastricht is The Netherlands' 6th best startup ecosystem and is ranked 66th in Western Europe. With a population of 0.1M - 0.5M people, Maastricht is ranked th in the world. The city boasts some notable startup success stories including Mosa Meat.
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