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Border Sessions Border Sessions

Border Sessions is coming to town:“We unite creative minds that view technology as an instrument for change”

Collaboration Community Technology

At the end of the month, the Border Sessions festival will spread its energy across town. Border Sessions is an annual technology festival and year-round lab that focuses on technology for society. We checked in with co-founder Michel Behre. “We make an effort to gather different people that are doing vastly different things in their […]

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Groundhawq and Rode Kruis Groundhawq and Rode Kruis

We’re happy to announce:Red Cross joins forces with startup Hack the Planet

Collaboration Global challenges Startups

The Netherlands Red Cross just announced their collaboration with the engineers at startup Hack the Planet. They have started co-development on the GroundHawQ. The GroundHawQ is a self-driving drone that may prove invaluable to the Red Cross’s work. “Co-development with startups is fairly new to us,” Frank Tebbe, head of communications at the Netherlands Red Cross, […]

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hack the planet border sessions hack the planet border sessions

Hackathon Border Sessions
28–30 June 2017

Big data Collaboration Community Creativity Global challenges Maker community Technology

Are you ready to hack the planet with your unique skills? Let’s join forces to take on some real global challenges! In collaboration with BorderSessions, Hack The Planet organizes a hackathon where you get the chance to work together with the main parties who are improving this world. UNICEF and Oxfam are already confirmed to be present, taking a […]

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Ampyx team Ampyx team

Meet Ampyx Power:“We are set to disrupt the energy market”

Collaboration Crowdfunding Innovation

Ampyx Power is a The Hague-based scale-up that develops disruptive, next generation wind energy technology. Its mission: affordable and clean energy for everyone, everywhere. That’s why they are working hard on a flying substitute for the conventional wind turbine.   Conventional wind turbines are nearing the end of their development potential, according to Ampyx Power. “The […]

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