StartupDelta Summit – April 19th, 2018

On April 19th, 2018 Gelderland welcomes the entire Dutch innovation ecosystem at the StartupDelta Summit. As StartupDelta, governmental administrations, universities, educational institutes and the private sector turn their collective knowledge and experience into action, and expand the existing infrastructure so Dutch startups can start, expand and internationalise faster. We aim to bring about new and unexpected collaborations, and to create momentum for existing initiatives. To create the right atmosphere for innovations to offer solutions for the issues of today and tomorrow, the StartupDelta Summit showcases all The Netherlands have to offer. So get ready to see, touch, feel, taste and hear Dutch innovations!

Meet, share and learn

An inspiring programme brimming with opportunities

With two large stages, dozens of workshops, a playing field, an expertise-plaza, thematic sessions and top notch keynote speakers, April 19th, 2018 will be a day filled with innovation and inspiration.

IPKW in Arnhem

A location built for your future

The StartupDelta Summit takes place in an old factory of nearly 10,000 m² at Business Park Kleefse Waard. Developed for energy-intensive enterprises looking to become more sustainable, IPKW is home to many companies specialising in manufacturing processes and/or clean tech. It is a thriving hotspot bursting with innovative entrepreneurs, making it the perfect setting for the StartupDelta Summit.

Province of Entrepreneurs: Gelderland

The Province of Gelderland aspires to having an innovative, circular and international economy. A bold ambition it strives to accomplish through university hubs specialised in the AgroFood, health and manufacturing sectors.

Zichtbaar, tastbaar en proefbaar

Challenge for Startups

Gelderland challenges startups to think of solutions for six issues the province is facing. The innovation network is included in formulating and improving possible solutions. The most promising ideas will be rewarded with an immediate partnership (the government as Launching Customer).

Which innovations should definitely be on display at the StartupDelta Summit?

The Netherlands have many extraordinary innovations on offer. We would love to hear which Dutch innovations you think people should see, taste, touch, hear or feel at the StartupDelta Summit. We expect over 2,000 visitors, so it is a unique chance to showcase the innovation to a wide audience!