CIC Rotterdam opened its doors in September 2016 as CIC's first international location. Acting as a gateway to Europe, CIC Rotterdam expands the existing community of entrepreneurs, investors and established businesses.

In line with the high standards that CIC maintains, the Rotterdam location provides premium flexible offices, co-working, event space and amenities. Whether you’re a one person team or a fast-growing 20+ person company, the CIC Rotterdam innovation community will provide you with the best environment from which you can focus on improving the world.


Restart Network is a non-profit that empowers people to achieve their potential through tech education. Their 3 months long coding bootcamps take place at CIC Rotterdam and teach student refugees the fundamentals of web development.  Restart Network rallies together industry leaders to create an outstanding learning experience.

The Venture Café Foundation The Netherlands is CIC's non-profit sister organisation. Its mission is to strengthen the innovation ecosystem, connecting innovators to make things happen. Every Thursday, innovators gather at Venture Café Rotterdam's Thursday Gatherings to make impactful connections. This past year Venture Café has facilitated a growing community of returning innovators and ambassadors. Over 300 connection events were organized with close to 12k visitors. 

The Hogeschool Rotterdam (Rotterdam University of applied sciences) is home to approximately 36.000 students. The Hogeschool Rotterdam provides a wide array of different courses and studies and is closely intertwined with the metropolitan developments in the Rotterdam area. Since 2016 the Incubator Academy has been created for students to start and/or grow there own business and get a degree in the same time. Regularly these student-entrepreneurs can be found in the co-working-space at CIC. 

The three pillars of HortiHeroes (Arena, Academy, Startup) connect the food & flower industry with startups, talent, corporates, students and young professionals from different sectors. HortiHeroes lays a foundation for innovation through facilitating connections, stimulating new business models and startups, offering space to talented intrapreneurs, and cooperations aiming to solve challenges.


CIC Rotterdam is located on the 4th floor of the Groot Handelsgebouw, next to Central Station.

Our address is:

CIC Rotterdam
Stationsplein 45, 4th floor
3013 AK Rotterdam

The Netherlands

Call us on: +31 (0) 10 808 00 13

By Metro, tram, bus
Or take the metro, tram or bus to Central Station.

There is parking in the garage under the building.


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