What are the challenges of the future for the port of Rotterdam? Accelerating Innovation in the port of Rotterdam is essential to realize transitions. SmartPort is a knowledge hub of the Port of Rotterdam, Deltalinqs, Gemeente Rotterdam, TNO, Deltares, Erasmus University and the Delft University of Technology. By inspiring, initiating and forming alliances, SmartPort stimulates and finances scientific research for and by the companies in the port of Rotterdam in collaboration with knowledge institutes. SmartPort bundles the power of researchers, the port business community and governments together in a knowledge hub. We develop knowledge together, share it and use this knowledge, based on one collective ambition.


Port Constructor – The Serious Game of the Port – Workshop 

One of the challenges of the port of Rotterdam is the lack of space for port activities and upcoming transitions. During the Workshop Port Constructor, you will take the role of strategic Port Developer and you have to deal with the challenges and related dilemmas of companies in the port of Rotterdam. Is there enough space in the Port for all new activities? How do we create new space? What are the consequences of our choices? What will the Port of the Future look like in 2030, 2040 and 2050? The serious game Port Constructor challenges you to make choices while keeping in mind the three p’s of people, planet and profit. Are you up for this challenge?