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  • Rotterdam hosts the 26th World Energy Congress: “Redesigning Energy for People and Planet”

    Rotterdam has been selected to host the World Energy Council’s 26th World Energy Congress. In December 2023, global energy leaders from different sectors will gather in Rotterdam Ahoy, looking ahead…

  • Climate Campus opening

    Platform Zero opens first location of Climate Campus

    Exactly one year after the start of the company in 2021, the first building of the Climate Campus of Platform Zero has opened its doors in the Merwe4Haven (M4H). The…

    Themes:
    • Maritime
  • Rotterdam as the beating heart of the metaverse

    From November 28 to December 2, De Doelen will host the Immersive Tech Week. Here you can see and hear how digital innovations can contribute to solving social challenges. During…

    Themes:
    • Digital
  • slush 2022 dutch startup delegation

    Biggest Dutch delegation of startups to visit Slush 2022 in Helsinki

    As part of the Netherlands’ call on all techies, disruptors and investors to fast-forward responsible tech, next week sees no less than 72 Dutch startups travelling to Slush in Helsinki.…

    Themes:
    • Innovation
  • CCU challenge Co2 reduction

    CCU Challenge: Unlock the City’s Ambition of Becoming Fully Circular by 2050

    Work with the City of Rotterdam and its Partners to Create Products from Captured CO2 and Unlock the City’s Ambition of Becoming Fully Circular by 2050 Partnering together for the…

    Themes:
    • Circular
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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