Opportunities in Germany and the USA for circular building & infrastructure

LEF Future Center, Utrecht The Netherlands | 21st of June 2019

Are you active in the circular building and infrastructure sector? Do you have international ambitions? Then take part in the workshop on international opportunities for circular entrepreneurship in the building and infrastructure sector in Utrecht on the 21st of June!

On Friday June 21 from 13:00 to 17:00 hrs Rijkswaterstaat and Holland Circular Hotspot, together with the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) will organize a workshop on opportunities for the circular construction and infrastructure sector in southern Germany and the United States.

Read the full programme below. You can register here.

Image: Corné Bastiaansen / Rijksvastgoedbedrijf



The Dutch Consulate General in Munich will present the results of a market study in southern Germany, which  focuses on opportunities and barriers for Dutch entrepreneurs in circular infrastructure and construction. We then discuss results of the study with you and seize the occasion to take effective action towards international  entrepreneurship and cooperation in a “deep-dive” session. Finally, the Dutch Embassy in Washington will then give us an overview of the important opportunities and developments in the US.


13:00   Welcome by Rijkswaterstaat

13:10   International entrepreneurship in circular building by Martijn Oostenrijk, Madaster

13:25   Overview of international developments in circular building & infrastructure by Freek van Eijk, Holland Circular Hotspot

13:40   Introduction to Market study opportunities for the circular construction and building sector in Southern Germany by Linda Mieden, Consulaat Generaal München

14:00   Break

14:30   Deep-dive session Germany

14:30   Outcomes market study opportunities for the circular construction and building sector in Southern Germany by Boris Haupt, Bayern Innovativ

15:00   Governmental support: instruments and programmes by Philippe Evers, RVO

15:15   Round table discussion

16:00   Upcoming events & Potential activities on circular building and infrastructure in The United States by Bart De Jong, Counselor for Infrastructure and Water Management at Netherlands Embassy Washington (live stream)

16.30   Wrap-up & drinks


You can register for the programme here.


We look forward to seeing you on Friday 21 June at LEF future center in Utrecht!