Why the Netherlands is the new Silicon Valley: Groningen

Located at the very north of the country, the relatively small city of Groningen has cultivated an exceptional ecosystem of fast-growing startups, innovation, and sustainability. Too many things happen here, however, the city’s progress and achievements are often left unnoticed. Thus, it is high time to dig into this “City of Talent” and understand that it is one of the factors why the Netherlands is “the new Silicon Valley.”
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Why the Netherlands is the new Silicon Valley


Every day we keep reading about the astounding progress happening in the world’s high-tech leader – San Francisco’s Silicon Valley. Yet, there is something we are missing. A rather small country geographically is gradually transforming into the new power in tech innovations. With its everyday top-notch scientific and technological advancements and highly qualified workforce, the Netherlands is steadily becoming the new Silicon Valley.  

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Speed dating with robots can help people with dementia


At present, there are 250, 000 people in the Netherlands who suffer from dementia and their number is expected to double by 2040. However, speed dating with Tessa – a small talking robot designed by Tinybots, is taking a step further in the care of people with dementia. Continue reading “Speed dating with robots can help people with dementia”

The first mermaid school opens in the Netherlands


Swimming is a way to a healthy life. But now it is also a way to a fairy tale life. Well-trained swimmers in the Netherlands have the opportunity to swap their goggles for a tail. Continue reading “The first mermaid school opens in the Netherlands”