Government pledges millions for economic growth
The government is investing 646 million euros and has set aside a further 3.5 billion to drive economic growth in the Netherlands. Much of the National Growth Fund will be used for scientific innovations. Leiden University is involved in three of the projects.
The National Growth Fund is intended for one-off public investments that will boost future economic growth. The projects will increase productivity and generate new economic activity. This is the conclusion of an independent committee on the basis of analyses by the Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis and other experts.