Leendert Verhoef is tasked to develop the Marineterrain as a Living Lab. He supports the Research & Valorization and Educational activities to implement co-creation and real-life experimentation. This in turn contributes to development, validation and dissemination of the Living Lab approach in Urban Challenges. Leendert is partner and owner of the consultancy New-Energy-Works and serves in the advisory boards of the German Network of Sustainable universities (HOCH-N) and the International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN).

In the course of his career, he developed multi-disciplinary system integration and circular economy programs and living labs frameworks, integrating mobility, sustainable energy, buildings and other sustainability issues. He worked with companies, governments and municipalities on national and international projects, gave seminars and trainings and published scientifically (H-index 13) and in books such as “SunCities, Reflections, New Energy for Growing Communities” (2009) and “Our Car as Power Plant” (2014).

For the last few years he worked as Sustainable Innovation Program Developer at the Green Office at TU Delft and helped with making the campus energy neutral and sustainable. He initiated a framework for Campuses as Living Labs together with MIT and other universities world-wide.

Leendert is motivated to bridge the gap between science and society and seeks to implement solutions while taking a trans-disciplinary and transformative approach. Amsterdam is for him a perfect place to make an impact and contribute to solving many urgent global challenges, because it features many cultures, progressive and conservative views, rich history and typical urban delta location.

“Co-creating and testing innovations in the real world is the fastest way to a sustainable future.”

Leendert Verhoef

Program Lead Living Labs

Event

Urban Living Lab Summit 2020

June 22 - CET 14:00-18:00

In many innovation projects, scientific programs, and organizations, urban living labs are achieving good results. In this co-creative, interactive Urban Living Lab Summit, we are going to explore tools that are used and ways to standardize them.

Urban Living Labs

Urban Living Labs provide a co-innovative setting, in which multiple stakeholders jointly test, develop and create metropolitan solutions.

Project

ATELIER

Urban Energy

What if we could generate more energy rather than consume this? In the ATELIER project, neighborhoods in Amsterdam and Bilbao are transformed into 'Positive Energy Districts' by implementing innovative solutions. Ultimately reducing 1,7kton CO2 emissions.

Project

ATELIER

Urban Energy

What if we could generate more energy rather than consume this? In the ATELIER project, neighborhoods in Amsterdam and Bilbao are transformed into 'Positive Energy Districts' by implementing innovative solutions. Ultimately reducing 1,7kton CO2 emissions.

News

Marineterrein Amsterdam Living Lab

The Marineterrein Amsterdam will become available to research, experiment and test in a real-life setting.

Event

New Normal Challenge

Deadline for proposal | Friday June 5 at 19:00h

How do we shape the new normal? Marineterrein Amsterdam Living Lab is looking for innovative ideas to help us safely reopen our restaurants and public spaces. Join the New Normal Challenge for a chance to test your solution on the Marineterrein!

Event

European Forum on Science & Education for Sustainability

6 October 2020

The forum aims to develop concrete proposals on how to shape an Innovative and Sustainable Europe through research and education.

Event

European Forum on Science & Education for Sustainability

6 October 2020

The forum aims to develop concrete proposals on how to shape an Innovative and Sustainable Europe through research and education.

News

Wrap-up: Living Lab Summer School 2020

During the first online AMS Summer school 2020, 15 enthusiastic professionals from a wide range of backgrounds and countries built their knowledge & skills on the Living Lab approach. This year's focus: Quay Wall renovations and Positive energy Districts.

Event

Urban Living Lab Summit 2020

June 22 - CET 14:00-18:00

In many innovation projects, scientific programs, and organizations, urban living labs are achieving good results. In this co-creative, interactive Urban Living Lab Summit, we are going to explore tools that are used and ways to standardize them.

Event

Urban Living Lab Summit 2020

June 22 - CET 14:00-18:00

In many innovation projects, scientific programs, and organizations, urban living labs are achieving good results. In this co-creative, interactive Urban Living Lab Summit, we are going to explore tools that are used and ways to standardize them.

Urban Living Labs

Urban Living Labs provide a co-innovative setting, in which multiple stakeholders jointly test, develop and create metropolitan solutions.

Urban Living Labs

Urban Living Labs provide a co-innovative setting, in which multiple stakeholders jointly test, develop and create metropolitan solutions.

Urban Living Labs

Urban Living Labs provide a co-innovative setting, in which multiple stakeholders jointly test, develop and create metropolitan solutions.

Urban Living Labs

Urban Living Labs provide a co-innovative setting, in which multiple stakeholders jointly test, develop and create metropolitan solutions.

Project

ATELIER

Urban Energy

What if we could generate more energy rather than consume this? In the ATELIER project, neighborhoods in Amsterdam and Bilbao are transformed into 'Positive Energy Districts' by implementing innovative solutions. Ultimately reducing 1,7kton CO2 emissions.

News

Marineterrein Amsterdam Living Lab

The Marineterrein Amsterdam will become available to research, experiment and test in a real-life setting.

Project

ATELIER

Urban Energy

What if we could generate more energy rather than consume this? In the ATELIER project, neighborhoods in Amsterdam and Bilbao are transformed into 'Positive Energy Districts' by implementing innovative solutions. Ultimately reducing 1,7kton CO2 emissions.

News

Marineterrein Amsterdam Living Lab

The Marineterrein Amsterdam will become available to research, experiment and test in a real-life setting.

Event

New Normal Challenge

Deadline for proposal | Friday June 5 at 19:00h

How do we shape the new normal? Marineterrein Amsterdam Living Lab is looking for innovative ideas to help us safely reopen our restaurants and public spaces. Join the New Normal Challenge for a chance to test your solution on the Marineterrein!

Event

New Normal Challenge

Deadline for proposal | Friday June 5 at 19:00h

How do we shape the new normal? Marineterrein Amsterdam Living Lab is looking for innovative ideas to help us safely reopen our restaurants and public spaces. Join the New Normal Challenge for a chance to test your solution on the Marineterrein!

Event

New Normal Challenge

Deadline for proposal | Friday June 5 at 19:00h

How do we shape the new normal? Marineterrein Amsterdam Living Lab is looking for innovative ideas to help us safely reopen our restaurants and public spaces. Join the New Normal Challenge for a chance to test your solution on the Marineterrein!

Event

New Normal Challenge

Deadline for proposal | Friday June 5 at 19:00h

How do we shape the new normal? Marineterrein Amsterdam Living Lab is looking for innovative ideas to help us safely reopen our restaurants and public spaces. Join the New Normal Challenge for a chance to test your solution on the Marineterrein!

Event

European Forum on Science & Education for Sustainability

6 October 2020

The forum aims to develop concrete proposals on how to shape an Innovative and Sustainable Europe through research and education.

Event

European Forum on Science & Education for Sustainability

6 October 2020

The forum aims to develop concrete proposals on how to shape an Innovative and Sustainable Europe through research and education.

News

Wrap-up: Living Lab Summer School 2020

During the first online AMS Summer school 2020, 15 enthusiastic professionals from a wide range of backgrounds and countries built their knowledge & skills on the Living Lab approach. This year's focus: Quay Wall renovations and Positive energy Districts.

News

Wrap-up: Living Lab Summer School 2020

During the first online AMS Summer school 2020, 15 enthusiastic professionals from a wide range of backgrounds and countries built their knowledge & skills on the Living Lab approach. This year's focus: Quay Wall renovations and Positive energy Districts.