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  • The World Hydrogen Summit & Exhibition 2023 in Rotterdam doubling in size

    World Hydrogen 2023 returns to Rotterdam

    The organisers of the World Hydrogen Summit & Exhibition, the world’s largest Hydrogen event dedicated to global hydrogen advancement, have announced its return to Rotterdam in May 2023. To meet…

    Themes:
    • Maritime
  • Selected decarbonisation innovators 2022 PortXL Acceleration program

    PortXL selects decarbonisation innovators for 2022

    14 companies from 9 countries were selected by the PortXL partner network for the 7th PortXL acceleration program in Rotterdam.  During the 3-month program, together with an expansive network of…

    Themes:
    • Maritime
  • Rotterdam building a future proof city

    Rotterdam highlighted in the Global Startup Ecosystem Report 2022

    Startup Genome has just released the 2022 Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER), the most extensive data-driven research on startups worldwide with 280+ entrepreneurial innovation ecosystems and 3 million startups analyzed.…

    Themes:
    • Innovation
  • Bikers on bridge in Rotterdam

    19 startups for Mobility Lab 2022

    19 startups have been selected for Mobility Lab 2022. The upcoming months they will work together with companies / governments to test their solutions for mobility problems.

    Themes:
    • Mobility
  • Reporting a data breach

    If you discover a data breach, you have to report it. This is regulated by law in the  GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation), AVG in Dutch.

    Themes:
    • Digital
  • Upstream 2022

    2100+ changemakers joined Upstream 2022

    Driven by you. The Changemakers. 3 Days. 45 Events. 2100+ visitors. From 31 May until 2 June 2022 the Rotterdam Metropolitan Region transformed again into the place where startups, scale-ups,…

    Themes:
    • Circular
  • Tim Houter on being competitive, building a company and the ambition of developing Europe’s hyperloop network

    Tim Houter on being competitive, building Hardt and developing the hyperloop

    Tim Houter has always been a competitive guy. Having been active in sports from a young age and later involving himself in a number of high-tech competitions, he knows what…

    Themes:
    • Mobility
  • Puzzle flag EU with missing piece and Brexit text

    Postponement of further UK customs rules until end 2023

    The UK government plans to announce a new customs regime in autumn 2022 for, among other things, security declarations (ENS) and the inspection of veterinary and phytosanitary cargo entering the…

  • The Rotterdam Reef

    The Rotterdam Reef

    In collaboration with the City of Rotterdam, Rijkswaterstaat and Boskalis, the innovative start-up Reefy from Delft will test a modular artificial reef system. This system protects the riverbank against large…

    Themes:
    • Maritime
  • Subsidy for Clean and Zero Emission Construction Equipment (SSEB)

    Do you own a construction company, or do you rent out construction equipment? You can apply for the Subsidy for Clean and Zero Emission Construction Equipment (Schoon en Emissieloos Bouwmaterieel,…

    Themes:
    • Mobility
  • Prevent cartel formation as a self-employed professional

    If you work with other entrepreneurs, you are not allowed to make price agreements or divide customers. That would be cartel formation. This is prohibited under the Dutch Competition Act (Mededingingswet) because it hinders fair competition between companies. There are exceptions.

  • Wouter Goedhart

    Wouter Goedhart on building a recruitment marketing company and investing in startups

    As co-founder and years-long CEO of VONQ, a key player in the recruitment marketing space, Wouter has learned tons about growing a company and building great teams.

    Themes:
    • Digital