Circular Ecosystem day

Impact Hub Amsterdam | 21st of September 2022

Would you like to connect and strengthen relationships between impact entrepreneurs, investors, consumers, corporates, government, and other organisations?

The Circular Ecosystem Day will take place on Wednesday, 21 September, and this edition will have a special focus on the fashion and textile industry. This event will be dedicated to inspiration, networking and knowledge sharing around circular entrepreneurship.

For further information and registration, here.



12:00 – 14:30 CIRCO Community event  | Invite only
This afternoon will be dedicated to inspiration, networking and knowledge sharing around the topic of circular entrepreneurship. Read more here.

13:00 – 15:00 Impact Nation| Invite only
Impact Nation organizes an interactive session with MVO Netherlands & DCTV fashion and textile transition expert Michiel van Yperen and Impact Hub’s circular fashion expert Maartje Janse. Under their guidance, you will dive deeper into the sustainability challenges in the fashion and textile industry. Read more here. 

14:30 – 18:00 Open Program
The afternoon program will start with a keynote by Marcel den Hollander, followed by the launch of our Circular Textile program in Amsterdam and Fashion Fail Forward.

  • 15:00 Circular Textiles in AmsterdamThis 2-year program is funded by the Municipality of Amsterdam, Stichting DOEN Foundation, and the Goldschmeding Foundation, in which 3 partners (Metabolic, Impact Hub Amsterdam and Bankers without Boundaries) investigate how, through a systematic approach, a cohort of innovative companies can be found, scaled up and financed to stimulate the transition to a circular textile value chain.
  • 15:15 Keynote speaker: Marcel den Hollander works as an independent researcher and industrial design consultant to the industry in circular product design and business models for the circular economy. As one of the first, he studied industrial design at the TU Delft, followed by a PhD in circular product design and with over 20 years of experience in commercial, and industrial design for renowned design studios, designing consumer goods from (food)packaging to office furniture.
  • 16:00 Fail Forward: As part of our Circular Textile Program, Fail Forward Fashion edition, in which the founders of circular fashion companies Loop.a Life and Makers Unite & United Repair Center talk about how they failed with a positive outcome.
  • 16:40 – 18:00 Drinks with Impact Hub’s circularity network

Sign up for free by 15 September. Read more about our ecosystem.