Join us for a night of discovery on Thursday, March 13 for a very special event showcasing some of the best growth companies the Netherlands has to offer.
This is your chance to get up and close with some of the most innovative Dutch founders from the software and clean tech realms.
Amazing Dutch Tech & Innovation
March 13, 2014
5:30 PM to 10:30 PM
119 Utah Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
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First 100 people to use couponcode MINBUZA-VIP get a free ticket!
||Elemental Water Makers – Renewable Driven Desalination
Representative: Sid Vollebregt, Commercial DirectorWithout using energy intensive processes based on fossil fuels, Elemental Water Makers provides the most cost attractive renewable energy driven solutions for fresh water. Elemental Water Makers delivers an eco-friendly solution to increasing water scarcity and prices, customized to the needs of the user.
||Eternal Sun – Solar Simulators
Representative: Chokri Mousaoui, FounderEternal Sun supplies the next generation of solar testing. Specializing in solar simulation technology for the purpose of product and material testing, Eternal Sun’s products will lead towards more sustainable products.
||e-Traction – Direct Drive Electric Traction Systems
Representative: Peter de Neef, CEOe-Traction is the one-stop-shop company for high voltage electric vehicle systems. By implementing superior, distinguished and patented powertrain technology in e-mobility, e-Traction reduces energy consumption and cost of ownership dramatically.
||SRB Energy – Thermo-Solar Energy
Representative: Jan van Diessen, CEOSRB Energy produces the Thermo-solar Energy of the Future in today’s world. For a better and sustainable world, our solar-thermal collectors use clean renewable sources to produce and provide electricity as well as heat and cold generation.
||Peerby – A Sharing Community
Representative: Daan WeddepohlPeerby enables you to borrow the thing you need from people in your neighborhood. Right here, right now and for free. We believe that sharing is the future and we want to make it fun and easy.
Representative: Pieter BasHansje Brinker offers an operational system for managers of infrastructure to monitor dynamic deformations anywhere. This system helps managers to identify the exact location for local follow-up inspection on dams, levees, pipelines, railroads, bridges, storage tanks and all other assets under management. Hansje Brinker provides a continuous and global view on deformation processes, based on radar images taken by satellite.
March 4th, 2014 by Holland in the Valley
Closing off a successful year, we organized a workshop about rethinking the urban space in terms of smart mobility together with THNK, an Amsterdam-based international school for innovation, in December. During this workshop, influencers working in fields such as urban planning, public transport planning and urban sustainability came together to brainstorm about ways for developed cities to create space for new developments in mobility:
The workshop mirrors the extensive work of all teams at the Consulate General, aiming to stay on top of recent developments and trends in Silicon Valley in order to help Dutch organizations and companies looking to expand on the West Coast. Topics such as sustainability, urban development and water management are of prime focus in both the Netherlands and Silicon Valley and thus at the Consulate:
From March 11-14, a delegation of Clean Tech companies from the Netherlands will visit California. Come meet them at the Clean Tech Forum (March 11-13) or at Dutch Innovation Night at SF New Tech (March 13)!
January 28th, 2014 by Jasper Smit
Do you want to do business in California (San Diego and San Francisco)? Then join the Dutch Clean Tech mission from March 10-14, 2014. The goal of this mission is the exchange of knowledge and building and/or improving trade relations.
This mission offers companies a unique chance to exchange knowledge and experience with Dutch and American entrepreneurs working in CleanTech. The mission takes place in the San Francisco Bay Area. During this mission, you will be able to take part in the International Clean Tech Forum and the programming organized around the Forum, among which participation in the Dutch Clean Tech-session during the Forum and several company visits. Costs for participation are including admission to the Forum which offers great networking opportunities. You will also be able to get a first-hand look into an example of a Partners for International Business-initiative.
The call for applications is now closed. Interested in meeting this delegation? Come meet them at the Clean Tech Forum (March 11-13) or at Dutch Innovation Night at SF New Tech (March 13)!
January 21st, 2014 by Jasper Smit
The Netherlands Office of Science and Technology is organizing a focused panel discussion on the future of Integrated Photonics, with highly innovative Dutch companies and organizations such as Bright Photonics, Innoluce and Janssen Precision Engineering.
Photonics Technologies, and Photonic Integrated Circuits (PICs) in particular, will play a critical role in our future of sensing, measuring, computing and communication. The Netherlands - a key US trading partner and the country that brought you highly successful brands such as ASML, Heineken, Philips, Shell, TomTom and Unilever - is a leader in Integrated Photonics. In the light of the Photonics West Conference, the largest event in the United States in this field taking place in San Francisco from February 1-6, the Netherlands Office for Science & Technology is organizing a workshop on February 4.
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January 17th, 2014 by Jasper Smit
Blue Startups is a new Honolulu-based venture accelerator founded by Henk Rogers. Blue Startups invests and provides hands-on mentorship to capital-efficient and scalable-technology companies, including Internet, software, mobile, gaming and e-commerce. All companies entering the Blue Startups program will receive $20,000 as an upfront investment.
Blue Startups intends to recruit teams both in Hawaii and globally via their media outreach, mentor network, promotional partners and affiliations with Asian and Silicon Valley accelerators and the Global Accelerator Network. Blue Startups will select only teams that are highly qualified with a demonstrated ability to succeed. All selected companies must be at a stage in the companies’ life where it is able to take advantage of the program; while at the same time have enough progress with the product that risks of failure have been mitigated.
January 16th, 2014 by Jasper Smit