Entries by shivanelohuis

Busses from Amsterdam and The Hague

For those of you travelling by special bus shuttle from The Hague or Amsterdam Central Station, this is the information you need. Haven’t signed up for this busservice yet? Please fill out this form first. From The Hague CS to the venue. Bus is ready at 7:45am, departs at 8am from the touringcar stop at […]

The Making Waves jury

During the Making Waves event seventeen innovations will compete to become the Dutch representative in the Ideas from Europe semi-final in Estonia. The innovations pitch their idea on stage and a professional jury selects the winner. Making Waves proudly presents the jury: Kajsa Ollongren (chair) – City Counsel Member and deputy mayor of Amsterdam Jim Stolze […]

Brand new website

As you might have noticed, the Making Waves website has a brand new design! Check out all innovations on stage and in the acceleration sessions in the Innovation section, take a look at the Making Waves trailer video and get a sneak peek on the events location at the Afsluitdijk. The full program will be […]

Water & Energy – winning pitches

The Synergos Communicatie qualifying round on June 20 focused on the cross-over themes water and energy. An inspiring afternoon showcasing a range of innovations and ideas. Six pitchers competed with their innovation for a place on the Making Waves longlist and on the Making Waves podium. Participants Slow Mill, Sea Spring Cities by Boskalis, Dynamic […]

Second keynote speaker: Chief of Defence Tom Middendorp

We are very pleased to announce the Netherlands Chief of Defence Tom Middendorp as our second keynote speaker at Making Waves on September 7th. Middendorp will focus on global challenges such as freshwater scarcity from a security perspective and the way in which the armed forces serve as a launching customer for innovations. “Inaction is […]


Voorronde Synergos Communicatie

Inspirerende innovaties over water en energie Kom op 20 juni naar het Seinwezen in Haarlem en laat u inspireren door innovaties op het gebied van water en energie. Deelnemende innovaties strijden om hun idee te mogen pitchen op Making Waves op 7 september. Een vakkundige jury kiest twee winnaars. Het publiek kiest de derde winnende […]


Voorronde Rijkswaterstaat

Als partner van Making Waves mag Rijkswaterstaat 3 deelnemers aanleveren. De focus ligt op ‘cross-over’ innovaties: IenM en EZ zoeken oplossingen voor maatschappelijke vraagstukken over grenzen van sectoren heen. Er zijn 5 categorieën: water, food & health, energy & transport, environment & raw materials en innovative society & security. Wie kan indienen? De pitch wordt […]