ASML, Huisman, Vanderlande and Stichting Technology Rating launch ‘Make Next Platform’ accelerator

StartupDelta Circle of Influencer Peter Wennink (Dutch CEO ASML) announced today the start of the 'Make next Platform' . A platform founded by ASML, Huisman, Vanderlande and the foundation Stichting Technology Rating aimed at enhancing collaboration between corporates and startups; innovative OEMs – Engine of the economy.

The Make Next Platform provides the future generation of manufacturing companies with a unique opportunity to gain access to the networks, knowledge and expertise of the leading Dutch companies ASML, Huisman, Vanderlande and the foundation Stichting Technology Rating. Within the listed actions of StartupDelta there is a parallel to be drawn; decreasing the gap between corporates and startups in the Dutch ecosystem. Initiatives from corporate companies like ASML are met with great enthusiasm from StartupDelta, which vouches for a vaster network and sharing of knowledge between corporates and startups.

The ‘Make Next Next Platform’ aims to bring young, innovative, self-creating manufacturing companies in touch with already established manufacturing companies. By sharing technology, knowledge, business experience and best practices with young starting companies initiator.  

In addition to providing the means for enhancing collaboration between startups and corporates the platform will also provide the coaching of young innovative manufacturers in order to help them become global players. The Platform aims to contribute to strengthening the ecosystem of the Dutch manufacturing industry, which is considered vital to our economy. In this way, the Platform aims to act as a virtual accelerator and to contribute to strengthening the ecosystem of the manufacturing industry in the Netherlands.