"We came to Rotterdam to build a leading innovation ecosystem"
It is exactly 47.5 years ago today that Rotterdam Ahoy was opened by HRH Prince Claus at the current location. Today, on the final day of the NN North Sea Jazz Festival, the event venue reached a new milestone in its rich history: the official start of the construction of the Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Centre and RTM Stage.
A delivery service that doesn’t require deliverers anymore. If it’s up to the Qatar companies Airlift Systems and N-gon, drones will soon be the ones delivering the packages to your doorstep. Recently these two companies joined forces in a new company: Geeba. Airlift and Geeba have both set up office in Rotterdam to further develop their innovation.
If you are interested to further explore opportunities in the booming US Offshore Wind business after your visit to the AWEA Offshore Windpower ‘18 Conference in Washington, InnovationQuarter and Rotterdam Partners kindly invite you to join a two-day visit to Boston, Massachusetts.
Mayor Aboutaleb of Rotterdam officially opened the new office of Webhelp in Rotterdam on Friday 29 June. Webhelp, originally a French business process outsourcer, has setup at the Delftse Poort building, adjacent to Rotterdam Central Station.
The Ocean Cleanup, a Dutch non-profit organization that develops advanced technologies to rid the world’s oceans of plastic, has moved its headquarters to Rotterdam. The Ocean Cleanup’s 80 employees moved this week into their new headquarters on the Batavierenstraat, an office space provided by the Stichting Verre Bergen.
International companies such as Nuctech, Rambus and Helinox Inc decided to establish themselves in Rotterdam in 2017 or to expand their operations. These new companies, 51 in total, created 1,020 new jobs in Rotterdam with an expected investment of € 537 million. Both the number of new jobs and the number of investments in the city rose compared to the preceding year and this is the result of the efforts of Rotterdam Partners, responsible for city marketing and acquisition of (inter)national companies in the city.