I like the region and the central location. You can go almost everywhere in the country from here and it will never take more than three hours. I also like the city of Eindhoven, where I live. It’s not too crowded, but still an interesting globalising city.

It has become my second home, Brabant suits me. I like the straightforward attitude here, even though I had to get used to that.


Pradhayini Ramamurthy (29) moved from India to the Netherlands five years ago. She now works as a Software Engineer at Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Materials & Structural Analysis division (formerly FEI Company) which is located in the Brainport Eindhoven Region. There she builds applications for users of electron microscopes, enabling easier and more optimized control of