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Thursday Gathering May 24th


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Thursday Gathering May 24th

17:00–17:30 Break Out: Maximize your Venture Café Experience - Venture Café Rotterdam
During this session, we will maximize your Venture Café experience, with short introductions and new connections! We will inform you about Venture Café mission and the programming offered. You get to share what you are looking for and can make some first serendipitous connects!

17:00–19:00 Office Hours: For social entrepreneurs with city officials! - City of Rotterdam
If creating (positive) impact is the core of your business, you are probably eager to talk to the city of Rotterdam about your business. The office hours with the city of Rotterdam create an opportunity to spar with city officials, including Marie-Louise de Bot.

17:00–18:00 Break Out: CleanTech & Circular Economy - Part 1 - Framing the Circular Economy (in Dutch) - Plennid & Clean Tech Delta
During this session we will dive into the circular economy, with a practical perspective. Do you want to learn more about how circularity can create value for your organization? Or how you get your customers involved in this transition? Come to this session for fresh insights and to discuss the topic with others! (NB this session will be held in Dutch)

17:00–19:00 Info Table: Farming in the city with a social touch - Baby Greens
How can we reduce the distance between farm and consumers? Can we leave a positive printout by doing agriculture in a city environment? Baby Greens presents its urban farming project to enthusiasts, visionary entrepreneurs and aspiring partners.

17:00–19:00 Info Table: Tasting: Farmer Produce - Rechtstreex
Have you tasted CIC's tomatoes and local fruit? Do you like it? If you do, come by the Rechtstreex info table & taste some more of our farmers' products!

17:00–19:00 Info Table: Funding for your innovation - Maas & Kleiberg Subsidieadvies
Maas & Kleiberg aims to support innovative companies on a strategical level on their business development. Their focus is on grants, crowdfunding and investment funds, giving you the assets you need to build or scale-up your business. Stop by to meet a.o. Rik van der Laan and see how they can support your company!

17:00–19:00 Info Table: Flexpackerz - working remotely
Doing business is in human nature. We tend to forget how important the human relations are when thinking business. Thanks to Flexpackerz. Find all the closest cool places to work and meet the people there. Build your network now!

17:00–19:00 Info Table: Circular Question Hour! - Noorderwind
Do you want to learn more about circular economy and entrepreneurship? Or want to be more "blue" yourself? Stop by this info table to pose your questions to Noorderwind's Joni Reijven and Jill Setjadiningrat!

17:30–18:30 Break Out: Why sustainability doesn’t work in organizations (yet) - Stevin Technology Consultants
Most organizations have aspirations to be more sustainable but often their green initiatives fail. Stevin has developed a seven level model that visualizes the organizational changes necessary to transition from having a green vision to breathing green. Join this break out to learn more about it from Stevin's Caroline van Wijk!

17:30–18:30 Break Out: Fireside Chat with Arash Aazami- Kamangir
How will our world look once we transition to 100% renewable energy? Join this fireside chat lead by Arash Aazami, and share your thoughts!

18:00–19:00 Info Table: Move2Social Rotterdam - KplusV
Move2Social Rotterdam has started: an innovative, new collaboration between government and entrepreneurs. Move2Social is aimed at furthering social entrepreneurship - stop by to learn more about the initiative from Joost Clarenbeek!

18:00–19:30 Break Out: CleanTech & Circular Economy - Part 2 - Patterns of Nature by The Zero Waste Consultant
To solve our climate challenges, we can look at Nature for inspiration. With almost 4 billion years of innovation experience, Nature has found solutions for almost any challenge we currently face. During this session, Alexander Prinsen and Mauro Gallo will talk about the impact this thinking has on innovation and the solutions we so hardly need for our Spaceship Earth.

18:15–19:30 Break Out: Workshop: Building Circular Ventures - Noorderwind
"Together we shape a future we want to be part of". Do you want to apply circular economy principles to a practical case? After getting inspired by Plennid & Cleantech Delta from 17:00-18:00 (Framing Circular Economy, Part 1), you get the possibility to act hands-on with Noorderwind's Boukje & Sanne!

18:30–19:30 Break Out: Scaling for Success - workshop for industrial start-ups - Tebodin (CANCELLED)
Join our workshop by the Tebodin start-up team and learn how to scale-up your industrial circular economy or biobased start-up successfully. We will assess your value chain, the value of partnerships and explain industrial scale-up ins and outs.

18:30–19:30 Break Out: Challenges & Opportunities of the Circular Economy in Rotterdam - Gemeente Rotterdam
Meet the Cleantech team working on behalf of the City of Rotterdam to implement innovative technologies based on Circularity! We will introduce projects we are working on and are seeking new initiatives to make Rotterdam ready for the ‘next economy’!

These are the confirmed events so far. Changes to the program may occur.

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