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WTCSD: Thriving Cities Trade Mission
Sep 24 - Sep 29
This cross-sector delegation to the Netherlands includes San Diego's senior officials, executives, and academic leaders. Please reach out to your EDC point of contact for opportunities for involvement.
In addressing its most pressing long-term challenges – affordability, climate change, inclusion – and striving to ensure economic prosperity for the region and its people, San Diego must wield a unique blend of corporate innovation and strategic collaboration from public and private sector partners. San Diego and the Netherlands boast comparable capabilities in knowledge-intensive industries, such as personalized medicine, wireless technology, and artificial intelligence. Due to a societal commitment to sustainability, climate action, and social innovation, Dutch cities also routinely rank among the world’s most thriving.
This targeted, cross-sectoral delegation of 25 – 30 senior officials, executives, and academic leadership from San Diego will work to strengthen industry ties and facilitate public-private partnerships that make San Diego more sustainable, affordable, and competitive.
Delegates will attend:
- Thriving Cities Summit in Amsterdam
- Port to Port Exchange in Rotterdam
- Half day at Leiden Bioscience Park with Leiden University Medical Center
- Company visits to ASML, Philips, Qualcomm Netherlands, TNO
- Sep 24 - Sep 29