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Port of Amsterdam is a first-rate base for circular economy due to the intensive recycling and the high level of expertise in the port. The port welcomes start-ups as well as intensive projects and business part of the circular economy.

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First-rate base for circular economy

Recycling is an important sector in the port of Amsterdam region. This concerns the recycling of metal, scrap metal, rubble, e-waste and other waste and biobased recycling. This is a first-rate base for the circular economy, based on the reuse of material. Port of Amsterdam actively attracts start-ups as well as knowledge-intensive projects and businesses that are part of the circular economy.

High level expertise

Port of Amsterdam reserves space and invests in collaborative ventures with customers and start-ups in order to further develop these kinds of innovative activities in the port. The City of Amsterdam is investing in the knowledge-based economy and R&D with, for example, the Amsterdam Metropolitan Solutions (AMS) initiative. With two universities and the Innovation Lab Chemistry Amsterdam, Amsterdam is able to offer a high level of specialist expertise and innovation for the circular economy in Amsterdam.

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Innovation hub Prodock

Prodock is the port of Amsterdam’s innovation hub. A place where ambitious companies, both growing and established, are able to test and scale new products and services part of the circular economy. Our goal is to create the port of the future by bringing these innovations to fruition and to market in the Amsterdam port area.

Prodock offers ‘plug & play’ industrial facilities combined with modern office space, meeting rooms and event spaces. Prodock is not only a physical location with all required amenities, it’s also a thriving community and ‘launch platform’ providing the exposure required to implement port related innovations in real world situations.
 

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Updates on Circular Economy

Smart building hub in the Port of Amsterdam optimises construction flows and relieves roads

The growing number of construction projects in the Greater Amsterdam Area has created a need for a smart and efficient method for transporting materials to building sites. In an effort to meet this demand, the City of Amsterdam, Port of Amsterdam,...
Overslagcijfers 2017

Transhipment at North Sea Canal ports hits record of 100 million tonnes

Transhipment at North Sea Canal ports hits record of 100 million tonnes
ADM Terrein

ADM site essential to circular economy

Port of Amsterdam attended an expert session/hearing on the subject of the ADM site in the port area on Tuesday, 12 December, on the invitation of the Amsterdam City Council.
Winnaars circular challenge

CleanCapital selects three winners at the Amsterdam Circular Challenge Event on 27 September

It is with great pleasure we announce the three winners of the Amsterdam Circular Challenge Event: Gensos, Antecy en CircularIQ.

Wednesday, 27 September: Final of Amsterdam Circular Challenge

6 finalists to pitch their innovative ideas at Clean Challenge Event
Circular Challenge

Amsterdam Circular Challenge Event

Start-ups that have come up with the ultimate innovative idea for improving the sustainability of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area and the Port have spent the past few months studying three challenges related to biomass, carbon dioxide and big data.
Circular Challenge

Amsterdam Circular Challenges

Are you or do you know a start-up in the circular economy? CleanCapital Amsterdam offers you lots of business opportunities!
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Roon van Maanen

Commercial Division
Head of Department Circular & Renewable Industry
Team Circular & Renewable Industry
Tel: +31 20 523 45 36
E-mail: roon.van.maanen@portofamsterdam.nl

Micha Hes

Commercial Division
Commercial Manager Circular & Renewable Industry
Team Circular & Renewable Industry
Tel: +31 6 832 37 668
E-mail: micha.hes@portofamsterdam.nl

Robin Schipper

Commercial Division
Commercial Manager Circular & Renewable Industry
Team Circular & Renewable Industry
Tel: +31 6 238 396 43
E-mail: robin.schipper@portofamsterdam.nl

Marcel Gorris

Commercial Division
Commercial Manager Circular & Renewable Industry
Team Circular & Renewable Industry
Tel: +31 6 203 65 055
E-mail: marcel.gorris@portofamsterdam.nl

James Hallworth

Commercial Division
Commercial Manager Circular & Renewable Industry
Team Circular & Renewable Industry
Tel: +31 6 100 410 84
E-mail: james.hallworth@portofamsterdam.nl

Samantha Mannaert

Commercial Division
Manager Prodock
Innovation hub Circular & Renewable Industry
Tel: +31 6 235 39 968
E-mail: samantha.mannaert@portofamsterdam.nl