The Flemish region is a strong innovator according to the Regional Innovation Scoreboard 2019 of the European Commission. Antwerp scores high in terms of budget spent on R&D per citizen compared to other European non-capital cities (source Eurostat - 2020).
Human Resources in Science & Technology
Antwerp has a large population of people who graduated with a degree in Science or Technology (source Eurostat - 2016).
This graph shows the percentage of the active population that has a degree in Science & Technology or works in this domain.
Percentages of active population with a degree in Science & Technology in 2020