Shaping strategies & developing innovation programs

Sample of recent initiatives are:

Heerema Group - Developing strategies and concepts for applying parametric design in the manufacturing chain of off shore platforms
Team Zero North Sea - market development for developing future strategies for 4 to 6 multinational organisations in off shore wind cluster on the North Sea (own initiative)
Wärtsilä - analysis ecosystem Zero Emission & developing innovation program TEAM ZERO for executing world wide strategy 'Martime Eco Systems’

Heijmans Real Estate - Developing collaborative innovation program for Tiny Apartments

Heijmans Real Estate -  Developing strategy for developing Rotterdam Makers District

Ship of the future  - developing multi-company innovation program for the future of shipping and manufacturing of ships. (including Heerema Fabrication)

Innovation ecosystems

Sample of recent initiatives are:
City of Dordrecht - Developing vision and strategies for work in the city center of Dordrecht, The city is in the heart of the Dutch Maritime & Delta makers-industry. In my approach we redesign a existing building for different scenarios to accelerate learning and engaging stakeholders.  
MWPO - Strategy & concept development for real estate development in Groningen with focus accelerating health cluster development & healthy living (tender)
City of Zwolle - Analysis, strategy development and execution for the economic development of the Innovation / Makers District (including embedding economic vision in real estate developments and branding) (Spoorzone Zwolle)
Dutch Makers Revolution - Developing crossmedia and innovation platform for the manufacturing industry in Greater Rotterdam (Own initiative)

Make ’t Rotterdam - Developing platform for connecting manufacturing industry, education and students via television program (first serie on local tv platform Open Rotterdam with Alstom, Eurocaps, Heerema & Skelex) 

Rotterdam Makers District - developing project plan for Dutch Makers Week for positioning and acceleration of ecosystem of the manufacturing industry in Greater Rotterdam

City of Ridderkerk - developing actionplan Makers Village for the city of Rotterdam and 8 frontrunners in the manufacturing industry, like Quooker, Trelleborg and Alstom

West Practice - Developing innovative platform for informal learning with open badges to create an ecosystem between local communities and manufacturing industry (Rotterdam West, Rotterdam Makers District and Spaanse Polder)

Innovation hubs and clusters

Sample of recent initiatives are:
Rotterdam Climate Campus - co-developing business plan for innovation cluster to accelarate awareness and innovations for solutions for climate change.
Dutch Growth Factory - Developing concept, business plan and programming for development of innovation hub for scaling up (digital) manufacturing companies (own initiative)
Dutch Growth Factory - Developing business plan for scaling up guided manufacturing via open education platform (own initiative)
Sugu Club - Developing historical energy workspace (1929) to an innovation hub in Rotterdam makers District (own initiative)


Concept developing


Samples of recent projects are:
MWPO -
Strategy & concept development for real estate development in Groningen with focus accelerating health cluster development & healthy living (tender)
City of Rotterdam - Developing a future concepts for breakthrough in Marconi square in Rotterdam 

City of Rotterdam - Developing future concepts for the bridge of the future between citypark DakPark & Rotterdam Makers District.






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