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On 2 May advisors from Cultuur+Ondernemen, BNO, Creative Industries fund NL and Het Nieuwe Instituut provide you with free business advice on your design practice.

Financing and partnerships

Alexander Ramselaar (Cultuur+Ondernemen) and Vicky Fasten (BNO) will give a presentation on the various forms of financing and promotional strategies.
During speed dates sessions you can ask specific questions to advisors of Creative Industries Fund NL and Het Nieuwe Instituut (in English and Dutch). Participating in the speed dates is free of charge, but it is necessary to register via the registration application form (applications are closed).


  • 16.00 – 17.00 Kick-off with Alexander Ramselaar (Cultuur+Ondernemen) and Vicky Fasten (BNO)
  • 17.00 – 18.00 Speeddates with advisors from Het Nieuwe Instituut, BNO, Cultuur + Ondernemen and Creative Industries Fund NL.

International Clinic

During the monthly International Clinic entrepreneurs can visit Het Nieuwe Instituut for advice on international business. Consultations are free and take just half an hour. If you’d like to discuss your plans with one of our experts, simply register for an International Clinic using the registration form.

16:00 – 18:00
English and Dutch
also this evening

19:30-21:30 Workshop SerVies – From Dust to Design

19:30-21:00 Lecture Counting the Uncounted by Airwars 

19:30-21:00  Lecture // Lautner A-Z // by Tycho Saariste

20:30-22:00 Remote Reading Room: Anna Tsing 


Het Nieuwe Instituut
Museumpark 25
3015 CB Rotterdam



Thursday Night at Het Nieuwe Instituut
Luca Napoli

Thursday Night Live! is a weekly programme of lectures, screenings and discussions on architecture, design and digital culture. Developments and critical insights are discussed by thinkers, designers and makers from the Netherlands and abroad.