The focus of the new location is on the two key technologies of the digital society: Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain. The ambition of YES!Delft and partner The Hague municipality is to make the new location a vibrant and strongly innovative ecosystem for tech startups who want to make an impact in these domains. The Hague is home to central government and existing clusters in security, IT/tech and finance & legal, which makes it the place to be for AI and Blockchain innovations. YES!Delft will help nurture this by bringing its enormous and one of a kind ecosystem to The Hague and offering specialised AI and Blockchain programs. In a unique regional collaboration with the local business community, research & knowledge institutions and the government, the new location is an important basis for digital innovation in the Netherlands.
Read more about the grand opening in this press release.
Making corporate parking facilities available to the public They solve the hassle of parking your vehicle in major cities by making parking garages of offices on A-locations, accessible to the public. The result: ample, affordable parking spots, bang in the middle of town and less CO2-emissions from hovering around looking for a place to park. […]
From cameras for surgeons to fast-growing plants and a sustainable shower. Ten promising early stage startups joined the YES!Delft LaunchLab pressure cooker program three months ago. On Thursday, excited participants revealed their progress and ideas to almost 150 visitors during LaunchDay. And the winner is: Meds2Go. This all-female-founder startup develops a portable container that keeps […]
The printing tech that doesn’t need cartridges Ever wanted to print something important only to find out last-minute that your printer ran out of ink? Rest assured, you’re not alone. Soon enough, however, your printing problems will be solved. The team of Tocano, a Delft-based startup, has developed an entirely inkless technology that would allow […]
Helping engineers eliminate repetitive work Reinier van Dijk and Max Baan, two co-founders of ParaPy, have an ambitious plan: to help automate repetitive and time-consuming design processes and give engineers more space to test creative iterations of their products. With an investor and Fokker Aerostructures as their first big customer already onboard, the two are […]
The future masters of high-speed travel Amsterdam and Paris are more than 500 kilometers away from each other, and it’s certainly a few-hour time investment to get from one city to the other. But what if we told you that, somewhere in the future, you could make it in no more than 35 minutes? Really. […]
Pitches, speed dates and an investment for MOCS YES!Delft facilitated another successful edition of the annual Meet the VCs event on Tuesday. 20 selected startups got a chance to pitch and speed date with over 75 investors from national and international VC-firms. To cap it all: MOCS spin-outs CODURE and Viktor secured an investment from […]
Serial entrepreneurs in the heavy industries When MOCS was founded in the early days of 2012, Peter Madlener and Wouter Riedijk were determined to hit the market with their signature joining technique for large composite structures. Soon, however, they found out that the technique would take some years to develop, but that they did the […]
A new horizon in fuel efficiency for ships In this day and age, where we are conscious about our natural resources and aware of our carbon footprint, we are using everything within our brainpower to make cargo vessels more fuel efficient, right? Well, guess again. It’s an industry of lucky assumptions when it comes to […]
DELFT, 20 april 2017 – Rabobank and YES!Delft are close partners ever since the start of our incubator in 2005. Both parties announced to prolong their partnership for an undetermined period during the first edition of Meet the Startups – YES!Delft’s new version of LaunchDay. On Thursday the startups of both LaunchLab and the Incubation […]
Lighting the future For Chintan, not wasting energy is not just in his genes anymore. Today, it is also part of his entrepreneurial endeavor that goes by the name of Tvilight – a Netherlands based company that provides cities with intelligent lighting solutions in order to optimize energy use and cut down on light pollution. […]
Harnessing the power of wind Wind is one of the cleanest sources of energy around us, but learning to harness its power is no easy task. Sander and Eline Mertens know all about it. They say the key is to really understand how wind works. As founders of Windchallenge, they’re developing innovative wind energy solutions […]
Ear defender system for the heavy industries EIT Health Bootcamp is an annual LaunchLab created by YES!Delft and EIT Health Partners and is designed to facilitate business-case development. One of the successful startups that came out of EIT Health LaunchLab in 2016 is EarTex. Working in the heavy industries comes with a certain number of […]