ICAI Launch Pad Café in May: join industry or start your own company

On 24 May 2022 ICAI and the Netherlands AI Coalition will organise a Launch Pad with the aim to connect AI talent with organisations in the Dutch ecosystem. This will be done by providing a matchmaking process between AI-PhD students and Dutch companies that are looking for AI talent. This is on a not-for profit base, so there are no costs involved.


  • 12.00 hr: Opening
  • 12:02 hr: Careers that combine science and industry by Jan Driessen (Nexperia)
  • 12:20 hr: First Q& A
  • 12:30 hr: The Dutch AI Startup Ecosystem by Giulia Donker (TTT.AI)
  • 12:45 hr: Second Q&A
  • 13:00 hr: End


Please click here for more information about the online event and the possibility to register.

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Building blocks

The NL AIC collaborates on the necessary common knowledge and expertise, resulting in five themes, also called building blocks. Those are important for a robust impact in economic and social sectors.


AI is a generic technology that is ultimately applicable in all sectors. For the development of knowledge and experience in the use of AI in the Netherlands, it is essential to focus on specific industries that are relevant to our country. These industries can achieve excellent results, and knowledge and experience that can be leveraged for application in other sectors.

Become a participant

The Netherlands AI Coalition is convinced that active collaboration with a wide range of stakeholders is essential to stimulate and connect initiatives in Artificial Intelligence. Within fields of expertise and with other stakeholders in the ecosystem to achieve the most significant result possible in the development and application of AI in the Netherlands. Representatives from the business community (large, small, start-up), government, research and educational institutions and civil society organisations can participate.
Interested? For more information, see the page about participation.