Scaling up: What does it take to grow your innovative tech business?
“Just because we are successful in the Netherlands doesn’t mean we would be successful in other countries. In each place, we need to start a company from scratch and understand wh...More >
Rotterdam maritime sector on track with AI
Marnix Krikke has been Chairman of the working group Port and Maritime of the NLAI Coalition since this summer. The working group has the ambition to accelerate the datafication a...More >
Digital platforms: How can they support the next economy?
Here’s a challenge for you: Think about your online behavior and try to name a few of the digital platforms you use in your day-to-day. Google? LinkedIn? Amazon? Wikipedia? It’s n...More >
Jarell Habets, CEO of Shypple, on shaking up traditional industries and the 'quantified self'
“Over the past years, we have built an organic growth machine. More than half of our people are working in a department focused on growth. Now it’s time to add another layer to th...More >
Rotterdam Unlocked Organic Waste Challenge 2021
Rotterdam produces 10 million kilograms of organic household waste every year, most of which has the potential to be transformed into valuable new materials. By 2030, The Netherla...More >
Full speed ahead into the Circular Economy
Imagine an economy with no waste. An economy where materials are reused over and over again, and an economy that drives the carbon neutrality of an entire country. In about 30...More >
The 3rd round of allocating grants to companies with smart sustainable solutions has started
From 2 August to 1 October 2021, new candidates can register for the third round of allocating grants under the Smart Energy Systems 2021 programme. They can apply for up to €100,...More >
Seven sustainable Rotterdam innovations receive a grant of up to €100,000 from the City of Rotterdam
The City of Rotterdam is making energy cleaner, smarter and more efficient with its Smart Energy Systems (SES2021) Programme. Seven Rotterdam initiatives today received a financi...More >
Vincent Karremans: Entrepreneur, politician and a man who works hard to make things happen
Vincent Karremans is the kind of person who likes to make things happen. If he finds a problem, he will also find a solution, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that entrepreneurs...More >