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Theme: Catwalk for Innovation

Den Haag, Netherlands
June 25th, 2012

About this event

TEDxBinnenhof Catwalk for Innovation will feature ten inspiring talks on groundbreaking ideas from the Netherlands that can help tackle global challenges such as pollution, health care costs, loss of biodiversity, climate change and scarcity of natural resources, food and energy. We want to shine the spotlight on the innovative powers of the Netherlands. In particular we will focus on ideas from the following sectors: High Tech, Energy, Creative Industries, Agro & Food, Horticulture, Life Sciences, Water, Chemical Industry, Logistics and Head Offices.

The Catwalk for Innovation will be web streamed as well as simulcast to a number of locations in the Netherlands and to participating Dutch embassies worldwide.

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Confirmed Speakers

  • Maarten Beelen
    A robotic revolution of eye surgery
  • Hayo Canto Cremers
    Farming green energy for cows and men
  • Floris de Vos
    A portable water drill for the remotest areas
  • Charlotte van Erp Taalman Kip
    How to turn waste water into a goldmine
  • Yao-Hua Tan
    IT innovation to boost international trade
  • Claire Boonstra
    Birth of my dream: using interactive print for better education
  • Allard van Hoeken
    Working with the tides for clean energy
  • Niki Fens
    Breathomics: nano solutions with major impact
  • Rob Baan
    Let’s change the way we look at food and health
  • Daan Roosegaarde
    Innovation as a Dutch experience

Venue and Details

Binnenhof 11
Den Haag, 2511 AA
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Jim Stolze
Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Henriette van Notten
The Hague, Netherlands

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