Economic Board Utrecht (EBU)
Economic Board Utrecht (EBU) makes green, healthy, and smart business cases investable, business cases with solutions to societal challenges. They provide solutions that work and create work. For this, the EBU connects business life, government, and research institutions into coalitions with scalable initiatives that lead to new products or services to make life here and elsewhere Greener, Healthier, and Smarter.
UtrechtInc is a business incubator that creates a favorable environment for startups to grow and excel. We want to inspire courageous entrepreneurs and stimulate them to turn their business idea into a successful business. UtrechtInc focuses on CleanTech, Healthcare & Life Sciences, and Interactive Media & ICT.
Municipality of Hilversum
Hilversum is the media capital of the Netherlands. More than 12,000 people work here in the media or creative industries. The creative sector is of great economic value to Hilversum and its inhabitants. Apart from the familiar Media Park there can also be found creative businesses in other places in the city, such as the creative campus Werf35.
Hogeschool voor de Kunsten Utrecht
HKU distinguishes itself with its higher education in the arts and media and is a driving force in education and innovation for the creative industries. Nearly 4,000 students study at HKU in the fields of Fine Art, Design, Music, Theatre, Games and Interaction, Media and Arts Management. HKU offers various game programs, including Game Design and Development, and Interactive Performance Design.
Utrecht University (founded in 1636) has more than 30,000 students. The university consistently scores high on several indices that measure teaching and research quality. The program Game Technology is the only technical Bachelor's program in the Netherlands on academic level that mainly focuses on games.
International Game Architecture & Design (NHTV), Breda
NHTV is an international university of applied sciences which initially focused on tourism and recreation. Today it is a large educational institution with an important game component, found in the program International Game Architecture & Design. This is an English-taught program with a practical approach.
Hogeschool van Amsterdam
The Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences is an important institution for higher education in the capital of the Netherlands. The program Game Development is a study track of the Computer Science program, in which the focus is on the technical or programming side of game design.
Saxion Hogeschool Enschede
With the program Game Design & Production, the Saxion University of Applied Sciences is an important link for the games industry in the east of the country. The program combines technology, creativity, innovation, and human sciences together. It is part of the course Creative Media & Game Technologies.
The basic thought behind RESPAWN is to create a relaxed and unconstrained forum where game developers, trade visitors and students can connect and exchange ideas. This innovative conference and networking concept was welcomed enthusiastically by more than 500 visitors at its premiere in 2013. Rather than confining speakers and their audiences to closed rooms, the presentations are held on lecture platforms spread out across the venue.
On InsideGamer you can read reviews, previews, informational articles, and the latest news regarding games. You yourself can contribute as well by writing reviews and articles or making a cool video for the member content. Additionally, you can discuss on the forum about several topics, not only games. Hardware, off-topic, anime, and cosplay are merely a few examples from the interests of the community.