A Van Zanten comic for the economist magazine ESB, an issue about the dutch ‘topsectorenbeleid’ or ‘top sector approach’. This is a long term industry policy to stimulate cooperation between companies and research institutes, to encourage research and innovation – all with the goal to make the dutch industry more competitive. My translation: 1) VZ: In my neighborhood, I also have my top sectors policy. 2) Sign on the food truck: Kroket Korner (a kroket is a typically dutch snack. VZ: For example, for years I have been supporting this top-of-the-bill craftsman with his state-of-the-art products. Man in truck: And successfully: shortly I will open another truck three blocks away.
Een Van Zanten-strip voor het economische tijdschrift ESB, een nummer over het Nederlandse topsectorenbeleid.