Corporate Real Estate and Facilities (FCO) is the university’s corporate real estate organization. The Campus Development Team of FCO is responsible for the redevelopment of the campus. VU Amsterdam’s Strategic Plan 2011 - 2015, which includes the University’s Vision 2025 - includes the basic plan of action for this process of renovation and modernization. The master plan has been developed in conjunction with the plans of the VU University Medical Center Amsterdam. Together, VU Amsterdam and the VU University Medical Center Amsterdam are driving the development of the Knowledge District. The two institutions are working with the City of Amsterdam and various other partners as part of the Hello Zuidas organization in the Zuidas district.
Regional Cooperation:Amsterdam Economic Board
The Amsterdam Metropolitan Region aims to become a ‘global business gateway’. The Amsterdam Economic Board was set up for this purpose in 2010. The Board supports sustainable cooperation, innovation and growth in the region, and aims to improve international competitiveness. Seven key focus areas have been identified: ICT, Creative Industries, Red Life Sciences, Business & Financial Services, Logistics & Commerce, Flowers & Food, and Tourism & Conferences. Consequently, there will be closer cooperation between the municipality, businesses and knowledge institutions.
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