Entries by Loek Becker Hoff

Zalando Announces Plans to Build Fulfillment Center in the Netherlands to Enable Further Growth in Western Europe

In the summer of 2019, Zalando will start construction on its first Dutch fulfillment center in an existing business park in Bleiswijk, near Rotterdam. With the further expansion of its logistics network, Zalando is setting the ground for its 2023/24 growth target and the promise to continuously improve its customer proposition. The Bleiswijk fulfillment center […]

Cross-ocean market expansion support in the making for Canadian and Dutch cleantech businesses

Last week Toronto based MaRS and InnovationQuarter signed an MoU, signifying the start of a collaboration. The two organisations will explore options for setting up a market expansion programme in support of cleantech businesses looking to set foot on the ground in the market accross the ocean. The common goal of MaRS and InnovationQuarter is […]

Norwegians excited about Dutch maritime solutions

On April 24th and 25th InnovationQuarter and Netherlands Maritime Technology have organized a Technology Exchange Roadshow (TER) to Aalesund, Norway. A group of eight Dutch maritime companies presented their new technologies and innovations to Norwegian ship designers. The Dutch solutions proved relevant and the participants turned home with useful business contacts and a wealth of information on the Norwegian market.

Nuon Solar Team wins 14th Bridgestone World Solar Challenge

The Nuon Solar Team (TU Delft) has convincingly won the 14th edition of the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, the world championship solar car racing in Australia. Nuna9 finished in Adelaide around 6.45, on the fifth day of the race. Their 3,00-km-long journey across the Australian Outback took them 4 days and about 6 hours. This is the Nuon Solar Team’s seventh championship title.

A Green Deal for the Dutch Windwheel 2.0

On 29 June, the Windwheel Corporation presented its new designs for the Dutch Windwheel, the icon of technological innovation that will raise the skyline of Rotterdam to a new aesthetic level. In addition to the presentation, a Green Deal was signed at the World Trade Center in Rotterdam by Minister Kamp, Provincial Executive member Bom-Lemstra (Province of Zuid-Holland) and Alderman Struijvenberg (Municipality of Rotterdam) which will increase the Dutch Windwheel’s chances of realisation.