Dutch Innovation Factory “How can we transform the old industrial site into the ‘place to be’ for innovative IT companies?” Research, business, education, and government are working together towards a breeding ground for IT. 14,500 sqm. Ambition: stimulating innovation through shared knowledge, spaces, and facilities. The municipality of Zoetermeer wants to strengthen its position as the IT-capital of the Netherlands. Many complex safety regulations concerning the site.
Results Leading example of re-use of industrial real estate. Popular place for IT companies.
Creative sessions with all parties concerned. Negotiating sessions with owners and municipality. The central community space offers lots of 'extras’ and is widely used by third parties.
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