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Eindhoven from A to Z: X

Ever tried describing the love for your city, that fresh hint of spring sun, or the satisfaction of that first sip of beer? It's tough, right? Same deal when we talk about innovation in Eindhoven. Wondering why we rock at it? Well, the answer? It's all about that mysterious letter X.

Unconventional x Collaboration = Energy

Eindhoven thrives on out-of-the-box collaborations. Back in the early Philips era, brilliant and creative minds converged here to cook up groundbreaking solutions. It's the winning recipe for churning out global inventions from our not-so-big city. That's how we've earned our stripes as a global hub for innovation, boasting top-notch schools, a bustling creative community, and a slew of tech companies


You won't find canal houses and old windmills in Eindhoven. What you will find is an energy that's hard to describe—it's something you have to experience. How, you ask? Well, check out one of our globally renowned events like Dutch Design Week or GLOW. Explore creative hubs like Sectie-C or the NRE terrain. Still not enough? Dive into the influential Van Abbemuseum or get your inspiration fix at MU Hybrid Art House. And don't forget to connect with the unique locals of Eindhoven; they're the ones who truly fuel the city's vibe.

Eindhoven from A to Z

Curious about what defines Eindhoven? We asked newcomers, enthusiastic visitors, and locals alike. The outcome? The ultimate Eindhoven alphabet – from Area 51 to the Z of 'Zachte G'. No idea what that means? We'll tell you all about it! 

Discover the Eindhoven alphabet