Smart Energy & Industry

This Roadmap focuses on an optimally functioning and sustainable petrochemical cluster. Implementation of
sustainable energy in its various facets (production, use, storage) is being researched…

Smart Logistics

This Roadmap makes the Rotterdam port area a leader in smart logistics: transport chains are sustainable, reliable and efficient and Rotterdam is a hub in the global logistics network…

Futureproof Port Infrastructure

This Roadmap is aimed at optimizing the value creation of the port area by making smart use of the combination of maritime infrastructure and waterways. Port construction and port development are leading…

Develop the knowledge for tomorrow’s challenges

SmartPort initiates & finances scientific research for the Rotterdam Port Area

SmartPort and its partners translated the main challenges into five Roadmaps

Together with partners, SmartPort develops knowledge to change Rotterdam into the Smartest Port

SmartPort initiates demand-driven research

Within 6 months

Quick scans

6 – 24 Months

In-depth research

24 tot 48 Months

Extensive research

Our projects

IoT4Agri: Internet of things and Agrologistics

IoT4Agri: Internet of things and Agrologistics

STAD and Catalyst: connected automated transport

STAD and Catalyst: connected automated transport

Power-2-Fuels

Power-2-Fuels

Physical Internet and Self-organisation

Physical Internet and Self-organisation

Isola – Integrated Synchromodal Transport System Analysis

Isola – Integrated Synchromodal Transport System Analysis

INDEEP

INDEEP

Electrons to Chemical Bonds (E2CB)

Electrons to Chemical Bonds (E2CB)

DAFOE – Data for Compliance E-commerce

DAFOE – Data for Compliance E-commerce

CAPCOM

CAPCOM

Smart Ships

Smart Ships

Binnenvaarthubs

Binnenvaarthubs

Transsonic

Transsonic

Governance van het havenindustrieel complex en klimaatdoelstellingen

Governance van het havenindustrieel complex en klimaatdoelstellingen

CCU landscaping

CCU landscaping

Electrons to Chemicals

Electrons to Chemicals

Flexnet

Flexnet

Climate change and inland navigation

Climate change and inland navigation

GS1 for standardized concepts in port logistics

GS1 for standardized concepts in port logistics

Blockchain for port logistics

Blockchain for port logistics

Deep sea call size – larger seagoing vessels

Deep sea call size – larger seagoing vessels

Barge-port stay predictor

Barge-port stay predictor

System integration Energy

System integration Energy

Eureca

Eureca

Port Constructor

Port Constructor

External effects on the port – trends and developments

External effects on the port – trends and developments

Nautical traffic management – nautical traffic models

Nautical traffic management – nautical traffic models

Quay walls of the future with sensors providing data

Quay walls of the future with sensors providing data

DDP bottom-up  – Power-2-Hydrogen

DDP bottom-up – Power-2-Hydrogen

DDP – Deep Decarbonisation Pathways

DDP – Deep Decarbonisation Pathways

DDP  – Power-2-Gas-2-Refineries

DDP – Power-2-Gas-2-Refineries

Wind at Sea – wind energy and the port of Rotterdam

Wind at Sea – wind energy and the port of Rotterdam

Rail feeder innovation

Rail feeder innovation

Synchrogaming – synchromodal transport serious gaming

Synchrogaming – synchromodal transport serious gaming

ETA predictor for arrival of seagoing vessels in the port

ETA predictor for arrival of seagoing vessels in the port

Navigation through fluid mud

Navigation through fluid mud

Truck Platooning – benefits of automated driving in convoy

Truck Platooning – benefits of automated driving in convoy

SmartPort develops research projects
in collaboration with partners

projects ongoing or completed

Million Euros invested by SmartPort

Million Euros invested by partners

Million Euros in grants attracted

How to gain from SmartPort benefits?

Research

SmartPort provides scientific research for profitable innovative solutions

Innovatie impact

You can join the innovation vanguard through mutual knowledge development

Events & Network

Broaden your knowledge & network at the port of Rotterdam

Network subsidy