Netherlands Innovation Mission to Silicon Valley

From 24-28 March 2019 a delegation from the Netherlands, including Lynda Hardman, ADS Director and Maarten de Rijke, ICAI director, attended a mission to Silicon Valley on AI & robotics with Minister Sigrid Kaag.

Other academic representatives came from the VU, TU Delft, TU Eindhoven and Twente University. A number of large and small companies were also represented.

The Netherlands has a strong network in Silicon Valley and Wouter Roelofs, Innovation attaché, technology and science, is keen to help academics as well as small and large companies to develop contacts.

More information on the mission HERE

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