Meet the Buyer – Port of Rotterdam

The Port of Rotterdam is Europe’s largest sea port. The core tasks of the PortAuthority are to develop, manage and exploit the port in a sustainable way and torender speedy and safe services for shipping.

The Port of Rotterdam Authority is committed to combating climate change andwants to play a leading role in the global energy transition. The reduction of CO2emissions and efficient use of raw and residual materials are important tasks for thePort Authority.

Meet the Buyer events offer interesting opportunities for your company to get in touch with theleading enterprises in a variety of business sectors. The event is invite only and will give you thechance to have an individual one-to-one meeting with key decision makers. Join the event, establishvaluable collaborations, pitch your products and services, and discuss business partnerships that canfast-forward your company’s growth.

Buyer profile

What is their business?

The objective of the Port of Rotterdam Authority is to enhance the port’s competitive position as alogistics hub and world-class industrial complex. Not only in terms of size, but also with regard to quality.The Port Authority aims to lead the global energy transition and it is committed to digitalisation in orderto make the port, and the supply chain, more efficient.

What are they looking for?

The Port of Rotterdam is looking for companies that have the ambition to establish in the port areaand the potential to scale-up and provide innovative solutions in the following fields:

Circular and bio-based economy
o Renewable chemicals and fuelso CO2 as a resource (CCU)
o Plastics

Energy transition
o Renewable energy generation
o Energy storage
o Energy efficiency
o Zero emission solutions
o Green hydrogen production (electrolysis)
o Electrification (power 2 heat, power 2 products)o Biochemicals

Alternative fuels
o Low-carbon fuels (bio, waste-based, LNG)o Synthetic fuels
o Electrification
o Hydrogen

Process decarbonization
o In-port renewable power-2-ship solutions
o Decarbonization of cargo-handling facilitieso Digitalization for efficient supply chains

Further, the Port of Rotterdam is currently looking for innovative solutions to create value fromcontaminated sludge. Sludge is released during regular dredging activities which are required tomaintain the depth of the waterways in and around the port. Currently, most of the sludge is disposedof in the ocean.

How can you apply?

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Giuliana Unger by sending an email tog.unger@cleantechdelta.nl and briefly indicate the interest of your company in the Buyer’s case. You canalso contact your regional SCALE-UP partner.