Eindhoven is bursting with energy and we are glad to share it with you. Eindhoven is the home of design, innovation, and above all: the light bulb! Over 125 years ago, Philips brought light to Eindhoven. The company transformed the city into a vibrant industrial success story. Now we have a world-class high-tech ecosystem known as Brainport Eindhoven region, which can proudly call itself one of the smartest regions in the world. Innovation, entrepreneurship, trust, and collaboration are the soul of our city. There is a constant flow of new developments in the fields of creativity, innovation, technology, design, and knowledge. We even generate the most patents per thousand inhabitants in the world!