Amsterdam – capital of innovation

Amsterdam serves as an example to the rest of the world when it comes to using innovation to solve urban issues. In 2016, the European Commission recognised this by naming Amsterdam the 2016 European Capital of Innovation, praising the way Amsterdam’s innovation ecosystem connects citizens, public organisations, academia and business.

Capital of innovation: in-depth features

Amsterdam’s smartest street

Welcome to the Wibautstraat, one of Amsterdam’s busiest thoroughfares. If the people behind the Knowledge Mile have their way, this so-called ‘smartes...

The knowledge ecosystem

The Amsterdam Metropolitan Area is making its name as a scientific and knowledge leader thanks to creative and strategic collaborations in fields rang...