A strip of inspiring, knowledge-intensive companies and institutions meanders from the city centre towards the A1: The Kennisboulevard (Knowledge-Boulevard). Innovative, knowledge-oriented companies like to look each other up in Deventer. The presence of the knowledge and information sector is so apparent, that these companies form an independent business area of its own. This knowledge-boulevard is meanders from the historic centre of the Hanseatic city, via the Handelskade and the exit roads, towards the A1. The Kennisboulevard forms an inspiring environment for companies and institutions that are interested in sharing knowledge and innovation.
The Kennisboulevard features engineering firms, software developers, institutions for (higher) education and the municipality as well as companies active in ICT, agriculture/food, chemistry, graphic media, finance, law, building and logistics.