Monday, August 11, 1997
One example of regional initiatives in the Netherlands is NV Nom, the Investment and Development Co. for the Northern Netherlands. NV Nom supports economic development in three provinces and has identified a number of business sectors which it wants to promote, including life sciences. The entity has project managers for each province and business sector. There are four other development companies in the Netherlands.
NV Nom, which now is self-supporting, was