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Blue21 joins the 2nd Community of Practice on floating solar
We are thrilled to be back and witness the incredible progress of the Innozowa project, which Blue21 helped initiate back in 2017. Last Friday, we participated in a Community of Practice (CoP) meeting on floating solar and water quality at Waterschap Rivierenland.
Resilience, Disaster Mitigation, and Infrastructure (RMI) Week 2023
Our co-founder Rutger De Graaf-van Dinther has been invited to give a lecture on Floating Construction at the 1st International Short Course Program RMI Week 2023.
Meet our Innovator | Rutger de Graaf-van Dinther Blue21
We are excited to announce that our co-founder Rutger De Graaf-van Dinther kicked off the “Meet the Innovators” series by Buccaneer Delft.
Blue21 joins online discussion: Why the Industrialization of the Ocean Matters
We are excited to share that Fen-Yu (Vicky) Lin, project manager of the Blue21 team, will be joining an interdisciplinary discussion on the significance of Industrialization of the Ocean.
Blue21 cofounder, Rutger de Graaf, speaking at JMSE Webinar 2023
An interesting webinar is about to take place on Floating Solutions for Addressing Climate Change Impacts on Coastal Cities.
We have a new vacancy
Are you a salesperson ready to make an impact with your job? We have a wonderful opportunity for you!
Blue21 team wishes you Merry Christmas & Happy New Year
2023 is around the corner, Blue21 would like to thank our clients, partners and friends for your support throughout 2022 and for being part of the Blue Revolution.
Blue21 cofounder, Rutger de Graaf, invited to speak in Hong Kong
Our co-founder Rutger De Graaf-van Dinther was invited to join the Research Institute for Land and Space (RILS) at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University for 10 days.
Two young engineers joining Blue21 team
Our team is expanding and last week we officially welcomed two young engineers to our team, Anna Louka and Lindert van Tongeren.
We share our insights, experiences, and latest developments in the field of floating infrastructure which you can use it as an inspiration for your own projects.
Blue21 young talent Dorette Regout graduated last October
Congratulations to Blue21 thesis student, Dorette Regout, for successfully defended her master's thesis at Technische Universiteit Delft and passed with distinction! On 29 October, Dorette gave her final thesis presentation on "Hydroelastic analysis of a multi-module...
Is wonen op het water het antwoord op de stijgende zeespiegel?
Nieuw groot onderzoek moet dat aantonen. Blue21 cofounder, Rutger De Graaf-van Dinther, heeft meer uitgelegd aan EenVandaag. Hoe houden we Nederland op lange termijn leefbaar en veilig in tijden van klimaatverandering en wat kan drijvend bouwen hieraan bijdragen? ...
Drijvende huizen, een duurzame oplossing voor het woningtekort in Nederland
Onze missie? Miljoenen mensen overal ter wereld een veilige manier van wonen bieden door de drijvend-bouwen-technologie. Hoe bereiken we dat? Kijk mee naar het interview van Blue21 cofounder Rutger De Graaf-van Dinther door Saskia Weerstand in de #SmartGuys aflevering...
Recorded presentations of Blue21 and Blue Revolution Foundation at GCA Webinar are now available online
Blue21 and Blue Revolution Foundation were invited by Global Center on Adaptation (GCA) to give presentations on sustainable floating solutions as a climate adaptation measure last Thursday (2 September 2021). The recording of the presentations shown at the GCA...
Blue21 co-founder presented at SIWW2021
Last June the co-founder of Blue21, Rutger de Graaf, presented Blue21 at the Urban Resilience- "Coastal cities adaptation" session during the Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) 2021. The session focused more specifically on climate-resilient solutions to two of...
Blue21 co-founder interviewed by de Volkskrant
Blue21 co-founder, Rutger de Graaf, was interviewed by the Dutch newspaper de Volkskrant, together with Waterstudio.NL founder, Koen Olthuis, about building a self-sufficient floating city by 2030. The article, "Oplossing woningnood en stijgende zeespiegel: bouw een...
Proceedings of PtW-WCFS2020 is now available
The book of proceedings from PtW-WCFS2020 is now published by Springer Nature Technology and Publishing Solutions. Paving the Waves- 2nd World Conference on Floating Solutions 2020 (PtW-WCFS2020) was organized by Blue21, Waterstudio.NL, Society of Floating Solutions...
INNOZOWA illustrated in PostNL stamp
The Innozowa Floating Solar PV project is now on the new PostNL innovation stamp! Blue21 is excited with this exceptional honor and recognition of our work. Innozowa (2017-2020) project aims to create flexible floating solar PV systems which allow water maintenance...
Blue21 presenting at webinar organized by Global Center on Adaptation
Blue21 is honored to be invited among other Dutch experts to present sustainable floating solutions at the GCA webinar at 16:00-17:00 CET, 2 September 2021. In the face of rapid urbanization, overpopulation and climate change, the coastal communities are the first to...
A new generation of floating innovators completed their thesis
Recently two students from Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences have completed their thesis in collaboration with Blue21. Jeroen van Dijk finished his thesis in Watermanagement: ‘Success and failure factors of large-scale floating development”. Jeroen partly based...