Debby’s focus is on communication strategy, corporate communications, reputation, brand awareness and content marketing strategy. In this role she heads the communication department, where she works in close cooperation with Maud, Hélène, and Myrthe.

She feels at home in the dynamics of complex and changing environments while working on topics that have a societal impact. As a resident of the city of Amsterdam for the past 20 years, the topics of urban development in Amsterdam are close to her heart.

Next to her scope of activities Debby is Press & Communications Lead for the Roboat project.

“It is great to be working on the awareness and positioning of this young scientific institute where innovations evolve and come forth rapidly. It is truly a unique environment that focuses on topics that contribute to making the city sustainable, innovative and just.”

Debby Dröge

Head of Communications

News

In the royal spotlight

Circularity in Urban Regions

At the invitation of His Majesty the King, Her Excellency Madam Halimah Yacob President of the Republic of Singapore, visited the Netherlands for a state visit on 21-22 November 2018. AMS Institute and Waternet were invited to share their innovations.

News

Roboat ahoy!

Smart Urban Mobility

To wrap up Roboat’s second year of research – the research program on autonomous vessels that helps solving urban challenges of the city of Amsterdam – the first autonomous Roboat prototypes were demonstrated at Marineterrein Amsterdam on October 5th.

Project

Roboat

Smart Urban Mobility

Amsterdam gets world’s first fleet of autonomous boats.

Project

Roboat

Smart Urban Mobility

Amsterdam gets world’s first fleet of autonomous boats.

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"Feeding the city" available in English

Metropolitan Food Systems

After the publication of the essay book 'De buik van de stad' last December in Dutch, the English translation 'Feeding the city: Farming and the future of food' is now available. Here you will find a free downloadable version.

News

Arjen van Nieuwenhuijzen 1st Industry PI

Circularity in Urban Regions

MSc PhD Arjen van Nieuwenhuijzen, Chief Technology Officer Renewable Energy, Water and Resources at Witteveen+Bos Consulting Engineers, is appointed as the first Industry based Principal Investigator at AMS Institute as of 1 September 2018.

News

Kenneth Heijns Managing Director

We are pleased to announce the appointment of MSc Kenneth Heijns as Managing Director of AMS Institute as of September 2018.

News

Kenneth Heijns Managing Director

We are pleased to announce the appointment of MSc Kenneth Heijns as Managing Director of AMS Institute as of September 2018.

News

Singapore state visit

Circularity in Urban Regions

Singapore state visit on November 21st –  in the attendance of His Majesty the King.

News

In the royal spotlight

Circularity in Urban Regions

At the invitation of His Majesty the King, Her Excellency Madam Halimah Yacob President of the Republic of Singapore, visited the Netherlands for a state visit on 21-22 November 2018. AMS Institute and Waternet were invited to share their innovations.

News

In the royal spotlight

Circularity in Urban Regions

At the invitation of His Majesty the King, Her Excellency Madam Halimah Yacob President of the Republic of Singapore, visited the Netherlands for a state visit on 21-22 November 2018. AMS Institute and Waternet were invited to share their innovations.

News

Roboat ahoy!

Smart Urban Mobility

To wrap up Roboat’s second year of research – the research program on autonomous vessels that helps solving urban challenges of the city of Amsterdam – the first autonomous Roboat prototypes were demonstrated at Marineterrein Amsterdam on October 5th.

News

Roboat ahoy!

Smart Urban Mobility

To wrap up Roboat’s second year of research – the research program on autonomous vessels that helps solving urban challenges of the city of Amsterdam – the first autonomous Roboat prototypes were demonstrated at Marineterrein Amsterdam on October 5th.

News

Roboat ahoy!

Smart Urban Mobility

To wrap up Roboat’s second year of research – the research program on autonomous vessels that helps solving urban challenges of the city of Amsterdam – the first autonomous Roboat prototypes were demonstrated at Marineterrein Amsterdam on October 5th.

News

Roboat ahoy!

Smart Urban Mobility

To wrap up Roboat’s second year of research – the research program on autonomous vessels that helps solving urban challenges of the city of Amsterdam – the first autonomous Roboat prototypes were demonstrated at Marineterrein Amsterdam on October 5th.

Project

Roboat

Smart Urban Mobility

Amsterdam gets world’s first fleet of autonomous boats.

News

"Feeding the city" available in English

Metropolitan Food Systems

After the publication of the essay book 'De buik van de stad' last December in Dutch, the English translation 'Feeding the city: Farming and the future of food' is now available. Here you will find a free downloadable version.

Project

Roboat

Smart Urban Mobility

Amsterdam gets world’s first fleet of autonomous boats.

News

"Feeding the city" available in English

Metropolitan Food Systems

After the publication of the essay book 'De buik van de stad' last December in Dutch, the English translation 'Feeding the city: Farming and the future of food' is now available. Here you will find a free downloadable version.

News

Arjen van Nieuwenhuijzen 1st Industry PI

Circularity in Urban Regions

MSc PhD Arjen van Nieuwenhuijzen, Chief Technology Officer Renewable Energy, Water and Resources at Witteveen+Bos Consulting Engineers, is appointed as the first Industry based Principal Investigator at AMS Institute as of 1 September 2018.

News

Arjen van Nieuwenhuijzen 1st Industry PI

Circularity in Urban Regions

MSc PhD Arjen van Nieuwenhuijzen, Chief Technology Officer Renewable Energy, Water and Resources at Witteveen+Bos Consulting Engineers, is appointed as the first Industry based Principal Investigator at AMS Institute as of 1 September 2018.

News

Arjen van Nieuwenhuijzen 1st Industry PI

Circularity in Urban Regions

MSc PhD Arjen van Nieuwenhuijzen, Chief Technology Officer Renewable Energy, Water and Resources at Witteveen+Bos Consulting Engineers, is appointed as the first Industry based Principal Investigator at AMS Institute as of 1 September 2018.

News

Arjen van Nieuwenhuijzen 1st Industry PI

Circularity in Urban Regions

MSc PhD Arjen van Nieuwenhuijzen, Chief Technology Officer Renewable Energy, Water and Resources at Witteveen+Bos Consulting Engineers, is appointed as the first Industry based Principal Investigator at AMS Institute as of 1 September 2018.

News

Kenneth Heijns Managing Director

We are pleased to announce the appointment of MSc Kenneth Heijns as Managing Director of AMS Institute as of September 2018.

News

Kenneth Heijns Managing Director

We are pleased to announce the appointment of MSc Kenneth Heijns as Managing Director of AMS Institute as of September 2018.

News

Singapore state visit

Circularity in Urban Regions

Singapore state visit on November 21st –  in the attendance of His Majesty the King.

News

Singapore state visit

Circularity in Urban Regions

Singapore state visit on November 21st –  in the attendance of His Majesty the King.