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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.
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.
Circular economy companies
Updates on Circular Economy
News itemSimadan has announced today that it has sold the companies in its group. Port of Amsterdam sees this acquisition as helping... read more »
News itemGreenergy has reached an agreement with Oiltanking, a leading tank terminal operator, to purchase an idle biodiesel... read more »
News itemIndustrial companies based in the North Sea Canal Area seek to cut carbon emissions by 50% by 2030, bringing them down from... read more »
News itemThe growing number of construction projects in the Greater Amsterdam Area has created a need for a smart and efficient... read more »
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