Join us on our New Europe City Makers Summit from 27-30 May! On Saturday the 28th we will visit eight cities around the Netherlands in which you are able to experience the citizen-driven initiatives in their local habitat. Read more about the Utrecht programme in this article and register here.
These are the initiatives that we will visit during our city expedition:
The Campus Party brings together young geeks & aspiring entrepreneurs in a festival of innovation, creativity, science, digital entertainment & entrepreneurship. The site visit focuses on the role of technology on societal challenges.
Vechtclub XL offers a work space to around 120 creative entrepreneurs that all contribute to the creative industries. A variety of entrepreneurs: architects, film makers, woodworkers, bag designers, music managers and many more occupy the industrial building. There is a restaurant as well, called De Klub, where you can eat throughout the day with local and biological ingredients.
Social Impact Factory
Social Impact Factory is the platform that gathers Utrecht-based social entrepreneurs and established institutions from throughout the Netherlands, to address social and environmental challenges in the field of sustainable housing, urban mobility, socio-economically challenged citizens. At Social Impact Factory each challenge is addressed from an entrepreneurial perspective, in order to secure financially sustainable solutions.