The government works together with the business community to ensure that the Dutch economy runs entirely on reusable raw materials in 2050. At this moment we only reuse 9.1% of our stuff.

The arrival of IoT sensor networks and the smarter application of new technology enables manufacturers to make their products connected and to introduce new revenue models: Product as a Service (PaaS).

But how do you arrange that and (not unimportantly) how do you finance such a thing? How do you limit your risk if you have to earn back your investment over several years? Banks and new players in the financial sector are encouraging PaaS among entrepreneurs by helping them with this transition. We're going to talk about that on January 23rd. It will be a special gathering especially for all makers and entrepreneurs.