Innovation ecosystem

The city and the Port of Rotterdam together form an innovation ecosystem in which innovative companies can develop. Market parties, knowledge institutes, governmental and semi-public organisations, test and prototype facilities, start-up accelerators, network organisations and investment funds support innovators in Rotterdam.

The interactive infographic gives an overview of the innovation ecosystem and clarifies who can help in which phase of the innovation process. You can also use the system to find contact details of companies and organisations.

Rotterdam. Make it happen.

The interactive ecosystem is an initiative of the Municipality of Rotterdam, the Port of Rotterdam Authority, Rotterdam Partners and the Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship. Together they work to connect and strengthen all parties in the Rotterdam innovation ecosystem and in doing so, accelerate innovation in the region. If you think there is a party missing, or that your organisation should be on the list, please email us at:

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