Agro food, Industrial bio-tech, Clean-tech, Networking for newbies & TheNextWomen Startup Stories

Thursday Gathering March 16th


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Thursday Gathering March 16th

16:00–18:00 Office Hours: Theo Fokkens - Sales Coach
Do you want more new business? Do you want to grow your revenue and margin? Save the date and make your reservation. This Thursday Theo Fokkens will be doing an Office Hour at Venture Café Rotterdam. Book your seat ASAP.

16:00–19:00 Info Table: Life Sciences & Health - LIFE Rotterdam
LIFE Rotterdam: platform for AgroFood, Industrial Biotech & Cleantech for start-ups, scale-ups and corperates for networking and knowledge transfer and much more.

16:00–19:00 Info Table: Catering start-up Events and Hubs // How to Pivot and Survive - VanChefs
Are all start-up events merging into one giant blur in your head? Let’s talk and save yours! Or is your start-up just not gaining traction? Thrice pivoted, VanChefs has now secured funding and is on a sustainable path to future growth.

16:30–17:50 Break Out: TheNextWomen Startup Stories - TheNextWomen
Connect to and learn from ambitious and experienced female entrepreneurs to discuss business issues and get inspired. Meet investors from InnovationQuarter, Eneco Venture & Private Funds and learn what you need to do to raise a successful funding round.

16:30–17:15 Break Out: Being Practical about BioProcessing within the City - Stadsgas
Stadsgas answers questions about waste disposal within an urban environment. They have come up with sustainable solutions to come to better use of raw materials.

16:30–17:15 Break Out: Your personal lab for Medical additive Manufacturing - ZD3labs
Industrial Biotech and LifeSciences come up with break through solutions in 3D printing of biocompatible material. Z3DLabs solves problems in this area we can only start to imagine about. A perfect approach in a rapid changing world.

17:00–18:00 Break Out: RoadMap to free energy - inspiration session - PwC and Softs
Inspiration session: the revolution of making solar energy free of costs available through the game change of Energy Sponsoring and the disruptive innovations of the Surface of Things. Creating the internet of solar energy by Softs.

17:15–18:00 Break Out: New Businessmodels for the Dutch Greenhouse Industry - Dr. W. Verkerke (Wageningen University – Tasteteam Bleiswijk)
‘The greenhouse as Pharmacy’ is a program aimed to find new business models in growing taste and color itself without the vegetables, herbs and flowers they originally come from.

17:15–18:00 Break Out: ‘CityFarming’ practical tips and trics and horizon to vertical farming - Steinero
Steinero tries to bring together people within the community to achieve that companies, organisations and people from all kind of backgrounds and ages meet up. Citypharming is the perfect barrierbreaking solution to bring everything together and at the same time accomplish educational, welfare and health-progress.

17:30–18:00 Break Out: Maximize your Venture Cafe experience - Katja Berkhout, executive director
During this session, we will maximize your Venture Cafe experience, with short introductions and new connections!

18:00–19:00 Break Out: 9 COURSE ENTREPRENEURSHIP SERIES BY SCIENCECUP 9/9 - Networking for newbies
This week's course: Networking for newbies. Let our experts from MARCILLAUD give you all the tips and tricks.

18:00–18:45 Break Out: Why not vegetables and fruits? - Vers+
Vers+ has taken the initiative together with Westland about the Vers+ initiative and other interesting developments to promote the consumption of fruits and vegetables. It is all about letting the Dutch eat more healthy!

18:00–18:45 Break Out: The overarching concept of the Sustainable Urban Delta as driver for innovation, food, health and sustainability - Priva
Priva acts in two markets: horticulture and building management systems. In this presentation they zoom in in the field of urban agriculture or urban farming, where the horticulture and building worlds come together.

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

Stay up to date with our weekly program

get inspired
Every week we host our Thursday Gathering from 15:00-20:00 full of interesting programming. Feel free to drop by any time on a Thursday!