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    22Nov

    Rotterdam acts to halve CO2 emissions with over 100 partners

    22 Nov 2019 – Rotterdam delivers own climate agreement following the COP21 Paris agreement objectives. Within 10 years, Rotterdam will reduce the emissions of CO2 and other greenh...

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    19Nov

    World premiere: City of Rotterdam and Lightwell launch CENT_R

    During the Smart City Expo 2019 in Barcelona, the City of Rotterdam and the developer, Lightwell, launched the CENT-R, a multifunctional and modular unit that is to become the sta...

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    14Nov

    Support for startups and scale-ups needed in difficult 'climate'

    Despite the economic boom, the climate for high-growth companies, or scale-ups, has deteriorated over the past year. This is evident from the ScaleUp Dashboard 2019 of Erasmus Cen...

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    05Nov

    Sustainable shore-side electricity for world's largest crane ships

    Heerema Marine Contractors will provide its crane vessels in the Calandkanaal in Rotterdam with clean energy. The large ships no longer need to use diesel generators at the quay, ...

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    30Oct

    CityLab010. The idea factory of Rotterdam

    Let’s say you are an inhabitant of Rotterdam, you’ve come up with a great idea for the city and would like to get started with your plan. But ... where do you start? Who should yo...

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    21Oct

    Skoon launches world’s first sharing mobile energy platform

    With brief elevator pitches Skoon Energy launched the Skoon Cloud - World’s first online platform for battery sharing. In addition they unveiled a special battery trailer. This ...

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    20Oct

    More business travellers to Rotterdam due to overtourism

    Business conferences and events are changing, and traditional meeting destinations are changing along with them. In addition, more smaller cities - like Rotterdam - are getting in...

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    10Oct

    Dutch economy most competitive

    In 2019, the Dutch economy will for the first time be the most competitive in Europe. Worldwide, only Singapore, the United States and Hong Kong are still ahead. This is reflected...

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    02Oct

    Experience the Dutch Windwheel in Blijdorp

    The Dutch Windwheel Innovation Program Foundation and its partners invite interested parties to view the Mock-up and its "smart building as a service" innovations in Blijdorp Zoo....

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