Interactively putting Rotterdam on the map as an innovation hub

Together, market parties, knowledge institutes and public and semi-public organisations in Rotterdam have put innovation firmly on the map. But which parties actually make Rotterdam an innovation hub? Now you can discover who are leading the way on the interactive Rotterdam Innovation Ecosystem map at

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The interactive map provides insight into the wide range of possibilities offered by Rotterdam’s innovation ecosystem. This further strengthens Rotterdam’s unique position as an innovation hub and as the link between the port and the city. Creating a clear picture of which parties can be found within this ecosystem, allows us to bring them together and retain them for the city. This accelerates innovations in the region and provides new opportunities for attracting interesting parties, and thus jointly generates more new business for Rotterdam.

Bringing parties together to boost innovation in the region

The interactive infographic offers a clear overview of Rotterdam’s innovation ecosystem. The overview shows the physical locations where innovations are taking shape, how many – and which – parties are working on innovative projects, and how these players interrelate. The system includes an efficient and easy way to find information and contact details. In addition, Rotterdam Innovation Ecosystem gives you a good idea of the best party to turn to in a particular phase. The infographic is constantly updated with new parties. Are you missing a party, or do you think that your organisation definitely belongs on this map? Don’t hesitate to contact

The interactive ecosystem map is an initiative of the Municipality of Rotterdam, the Port of Rotterdam Authority, Rotterdam Partners and the Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship. Together, they are working to connect and strengthen every party that plays a role in Rotterdam’s innovation ecosystem, so that they can step up the pace of innovation in the region.

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