Rotterdam Summer School - Ecosystems for Innovation


Sunday, 10 July, 2016 - 09:00 to Saturday, 23 July, 2016 - 18:00

These are the days of start-ups, business accelerators and innovation hubs. And although the potential of public / private involvement in this is great, co-creating strategies is often difficult. The real ecosystems for innovation require a comprehensive approach, integrating urban development, regional strengths, venture capital, education and more. Rotterdam is slowly changing in to such an environment and overcoming the era of ‘too many dinner parties’.

With this perspective in mind it is no surprise that Cambridge Innovation Center opened its first venture outside of US in Rotterdam. As CIC Founder and CEO Tim Rowe said: “The Dutch have one of the most entrepreneurial cultures in Europe, and we believe there is incredible potential in Rotterdam. Rotterdam is a future-oriented, design-centric city that is increasingly being recognized on the world stage. It benefits from some of the strongest universities in the region, is a major maritime and rail hub, and, most importantly, its people have a powerful work ethic similar to that in our home town of Boston. We think this is going to be a great partnership.”

Summer School “Ecosystems for Innovation” focuses on these new citywide ecosystems. In a two-day Executive Challenge powered by Deloitte participants will develop strategies that enable these comprehensive networks, with the power to really thrive on the dynamics of Rotterdam.

Tuition fee

Participation in our courses includes:

  • City tour, social program, two dinners and excursion
  • Executive Challenge at Deloitte Innovation & Real Estate
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam Certificate of Attendance

We offer awesome housing at The Student Hotel, 13 nights including your own VANMOOF bike!

Early bird tuition fee (*until 31 March 2016):
Euro 950 ,-
Euro 1399 ,- incl housing

Tuition fee (after 31 March 2016):
Euro 1000 ,-
Euro 1499 ,- incl housing

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