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Partners 2019

ThingsCon yearly event can not be organised with the support of our partners. An overview of our organising partners:


The creative industry is a driver of innovation. It delivers human-oriented solutions for societal challenges. To be able to continue to deliver that impact, CLICKNL, Top Consortium of the top sector Creative Industry, wants to enhance the creative professional’s knowledge base. In doing so, we strengthen the sector and the innovative capacity of the Netherlands.


INFO, business innovation partner. Innovation requires a holistic approach. That’s why INFO’s team is ready to help you define your innovation vision and roadmap, design new digital products and services and develop high-end tailored solutions.

Creating 010

Creating 010 is a Research Centre part of Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences that focuses on transformations in society that are related to ongoing digitisation and to developments in the field of information and communication technology. 

University of Applied Sciences Amsterdam

From our campus in central Amsterdam in the Netherlands, the Faculty of Digital Media and Creative Industries educates students for the future global workplace. Part of the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, we offer seven programmes at Bachelor and Master level in the fields of media, communication, digital design, computer science and fashion, with many interdisciplinary study options.

Digital Society School

“Digital Society School is proud to partner up with Thingscon Netherlands to make responsible and meaningful integration of the digital with the physical world. We educate transformation designers for a sustainable society.” Assia Kraan, track owner Digital to Physical at Digital Society School

Hochschule Darmstadt

Interactive Media Design verbindet Praxis und Theorie in einem siebensemestrigen Bachelor Studiengang


Avans University of Applied Sciences, Communication and Multimedia Design, Integrated Smart Systems course


Discover how Internet of Thing of KPN can make your devices even smarter. With our IoT-solutions you collect, send and manage data in a secure and clear way. Moreover, you can easily use your data for every relevant insight.

Events in Business

Longtime ThingsCon partner as event organising specialists

NGI Forward

NGI Forward is a 3-year project under the Next Generation Internet (NGI) initiative, which commenced in January 2019. NGI Forward is tasked with helping the European Commission set out a strategy, as well as a policy and research agenda for the years ahead.

Program Day 1

Our program on Thursday the 12th

Day 1 of Thingscon 2019 we will shape the future narratives of the responsible IoT and beyond together. You can dive deep with peers, thought leaders, innovators, and researchers from the ThingsCon community and beyond:

Full program

Program Day 2

Our program on Friday the 13th

Day 2 of Thingscon 2019 is about the current state of the responsible IoT. You can get inspiration from thought leaders and practitioners from the field, get hands-on with the latest tools & insights and be part of the leading discours. To end Thingscon will present a State of the Responsible IoT in 2019:

Full program


12 / 13 December, Rotterdam

Date and time

Thursday, 12 dec. 2019, 09:00 – 19:00 (CET)
Friday, 13 dec. 2019, 09:00 – 20:00 (CET)


Het Nieuwe Instituut
25 Museumpark, 3015 CB Rotterdam (map)