Innovate Friesland

Welcome to Innovate Friesland!

Will we see you on November 15th at Innovate Friesland: where impact meets innovation in Leeuwarden?

What's on the agenda?

On November 15 it is that time again when eight parties from the Frisian startup ecosystem will show the innovative power of Friesland. Founded in Friesland, BeStart, Innofest, University of Twente (location Leeuwarden), Circular Friesland, Campus Fryslân, WRK.frl and Make it in the North will show with great enthusiasm the impact and innovation in the region.

The Frisian startup ecosystem comes together this afternoon for a huge dose of inspiration. The program is as follows:

12:30 PM - 2 PM Student Fair

Connect with inspiring companies and discover if one of them will be your next client or employer. You can get tickets for the Student Fair here.

2 PM - 2:30 PM Walk-in with coffee and tea

2:30 PM - 3 PM Plenary programme with keynote speaker about 'the innovation power of Friesland'

3 PM - 3:45 PM Masterclasses

· Test Like The Best: Learn how to validate your prototype's key assumptions. At the end of this session, you will have the tools you need to create the most appropriate test design that fits your business.

· CIRCO Track: Learn how to build a circular businessmodel during this masterclass of Circulair Friesland.

· How to look for a (research) internship/job: Make it in the North gladly teaches you how to network when you don't know anyone yet.

· Circular Finance: How to get your circular business fit for finance and how to create new financeable circular business models?

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM Startup Pitches

Startups from the BeStart programme pitch their innovation in 2 minutes and gladly tell you where they need your help with.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM Networking Drinks

We will end this inspiring afternoon with a drink, where you can chat all about the sessions.

We look forward to seeing you!