The climate adapation program originates from 2001 and started with a water management program. This has evolved towards the climate adapation program with a series of realised projects, like watersquares, green roofs program, Rainradar European project, Cyberproof watermanagement system, Zomerhof kwartier living lab, Floating City and Floating Farming.
Rotterdam is the second largest city of the Netherlands with more than 600.000 inhabitants.
The Smart City Rotterdam program is working on the smart city of the future. By exploring new urban integral digital applications, in conjunction with the Next Economy Roadmap, Rotterdam will continue to be an attractive city for residents, businesses and visitors in 2018 and the future. The Roadmap’s own tasks and programs are translated into urban tasks, projects and programs and conducted in close cooperation with companies, knowledge institutes and other stakeholders. In doing so, strong efforts are made to integrate all parties.
The City of Rotterdam has special interest and focus on the themes resilient, sustainability & circularity, mobility, energy transition, life sciences & health, clean tech, food and skills for the next entrepreneurial society.