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 […]
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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 […]
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.
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.
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.
Following Sea Asia, which took place in Singapore from April 25 to 27, InnovationQuarter and Netherlands Maritime Technology organized a Technology Exchange Roadshow (TER). During this Technology Exchange Roadshow a group of six maritime companies providing a cost reducing technology met with three ship-owners and a shipyard.