The space sector is a growth industry, with every euro put into it paying off four times over. In the past 7 years, the sector has grown by 20% employment and now accounts for more than 10,000 FTE spread over more than 210 companies and institutions. The Dutch space sector has a production value of € 1.9 billion and an added value of € 1 billion.
The added value of space is not only economic. The knowledge and expertise of the Dutch space industry and science are highly regarded worldwide. Technology from our space sector is applied in everyday life and is instrumental for the social challenges of today. From climate monitoring for better climate policy to faster and safer communication, the space sector offers the Netherlands a key role in technology for the world of tomorrow. So invest in space, because #RuimtevaartMaaktMogelijk