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Startup in Residence 2016:Creating a cleaner city

Collaboration Smart city Startups

The first edition of The Hague’s governmental accelerator program, Startup in Residence, was launched last year. The program is inspired by the notion that startups are perfectly positioned to come up with altogether new solutions to recurrent problems. In this edition, a mobile application was developed to create a cleaner city. The program forges connections between startups and […]

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Workshop:Hack for Good
14 March 2017 10:00 - 12:00

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Hack for good: a workshop hosted by New Dutch Wave at SXSW The Design for Society sessions demonstrate the true power of design in tackling societal challenges through design thinking and problem-solving. Impact City The Hague will host an interactive pressure cooker (up to 30 people) where professionals from the world of ‘social good’ will […]

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And the winner is:ZIP2516 to redevelop Kavel 2 at the Binckhorst

Community Placemaking Startups

Last Tuesday, 7 March, the final pitch and award ceremony of “Challenge Kavel 2: The Urban Lab” took place at Kompaan Brewery. Five The Hague-based entrepreneurs presented their concepts for redevelopment of Kavel 2 in the Binckhaven area to an excited crowd. Then the winner was revealed: the jury considers ZIP2516 to be the most promising concept for development […]

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Corporate-startup collaboration from KPN’s point of view:“We simply can’t manage all by ourselves”

Collaboration Innovation Startups

“Technological innovation is happening at such an intense speed that KPN simply can’t manage all by itself,” according to Marie-José Van den Boomgaard, “If we want to stay relevant, we need new business models, new technologies, and an altogether new mindset. That’s why we work with an open innovation mindset.” Forging connections In her capacity […]

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