In addition to the symbolic value of transforming previously abandoned areas into the City Port’s most innovative places, transitional spaces between the city and port are good locations for creative districts and innovation hubs in a world where responsiveness, forward-thinking, and flexibility are increasingly necessary.
From offices and facilities, co-working areas, and relaxation areas, to start-up accelerators and events, it is important to create the right conditions to attract businesses, start-ups, research establishments, and new talents. The ultimate aim is to create a dynamic ecosystem, a community of interests and practices capable of making the whole City Port a smarter place.
Los Angeles (United States)
The idea behind AltaSea came from Geraldine Knatz in 2006, when she was Director of the Port. The aim was to transform the 35 acre historic City Dock 1 into an Innovation Campus…Read more...
In 2015, the City and Port launched Rotterdam Innovation District in the old port sectors of former shipyard RDM and Merwe-Vierhavens.Read more...