On Wednesday 29 November, the directors of the Economic Board Zuid-Holland (EBZ) will take the next step towards Europe in a more intensive collaboration. Under the EBZ flag, the region will jointly take part in the European Innovation Summit. Leading themes of the visit are: feeding & greening mega-cities, life sciences & health and smart industry.
Regional Minister Rik Janssen attended the general meeting of the ‘Interregional Alliance for the Rhine-Alpine Corridor EGTS’ on 6 November 2017 in Strasbourg, France. This alliance was established in 2015 to improve the collaboration of the regional partners along this important European transport axis and to take up the complex challenges along this corridor.
How does Zuid-Holland exploit the economic opportunities that the water in the province has to offer? Partners from 5 different European countries discover the answer to this question during a three-day exchange of knowledge of the Interreg project SWARE (Sustainable Heritage Management of Waterwat regions).
On 27 and 28 September 2017, regional minister Rik Janssen took part in the European Innovation Partnership on Water (EIP Water) conference in Porto, as a member of the EIP Water steering group. The EIP Water is an initiative of the European Commission and facilitates the development of new innovative solutions to European and global water issues.