"We came to Rotterdam to build a leading innovation ecosystem"“We build large scale communities of exceptional entrepreneurs. We came to Rotterdam to build one of the leading innovation ecosystems in the world.” Melissa Ablett, CEO of CIC Rotterdam doesn’t hide her ambitions nor her love for Rotterdam.
Tourism in Rotterdam keeps growing. The city welcomed 1.3 million hotel guests in 2018, 15% up from last year. The city proved more popular than ever before in the Netherlands.
The Rotterdam International Secondary School (RISS) has been re-accredited by the CIS (Council of International Schools) and NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges). The two reaccreditations are an important recognition and accolade for the quality of the international education at the RISS.
Who is the most promising start-up in the Netherlands? From 18 to 20 February, Rotterdam will be the stage for innovative start-ups who will be competing for this title. During Rotterdam Unlocked, a three-day event, starting entrepreneurs are linked to companies that provide them with specific challenges.
Rotterdam will be the host city for the ASME 2022 Turbo Expo Conference, an internationally famous congress focusing on turbines and energy. The Turbo Expo Congress will take place in the brand new Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Centre, currently under construction and set to open its doors in the 4th quarter of 2020.
GE Renewable Energy and Future Wind (a Joint Venture between Pondera Development and SIF Holding Netherlands) announced today that they have signed an agreement to install the first Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine prototype in Maasvlakte-Rotterdam (NL) during summer 2019. The deal includes five years of testing and a 15-year full service Operation and Maintenance agreement.
The municipality of Rotterdam and BV Sunny Site Up signed a letter of intent on 18 December 2018 for the construction of a floating solar park at the Rijnhaven or surrounding areas. There will be 3,770 solar panels which will be located in the water, together generating sufficient electricity to provide 285 households with clean energy.