Kairos Society


Bluerise at Necker Island

February 4th, 2014

SciSports Sprout onder 25Bluerise attending the Climate Wealth event at Necker Island. A very special get-together with Richard Branson and Carbon War Room to drive climate solutions in the Caribbean !

CoBlue wins audience award at Young Technology Awards

January 31st, 2014

SciSports Sprout onder 25Congratulations to CoBlue for winning the audience award at the Young Technology Awards!

SciSports in NRC Next

January 30th, 2014

SciSports Sprout onder 25SciSports and their technology were once again featured in a national newspaper. This time it was NRC Next.

CoBlue in Tubantia on their Cisco adventure

January 28th, 2014

SciSports Sprout onder 25Coblue Cybersecurity covered in the Tubantia newspaper about their success in the Kairos Cisco challenge.

Daniel Gasperz in CREDO magazine

January 28th, 2014

SciSports Sprout onder 25Dutch fellow Daniel Gaspersz, one of the founders of Dwillo, was covered by CREDO Magazine! http://bit.ly/KPIgn6

Hello Tomorrow

January 28th, 2014

SciSports Sprout onder 25In Collaboration with Kairos Society the Netherlands, the Hello Tomorrow challenge organized their first event in the Netherlands. On the 27th of January,  a mix of entrepreneurs and innovators came together at the amazing Rockstart hub  for an introduction to an ambitious international tech-startup competition which connects and empowers young European innovators.

Coable one of the Kairos Cisco Challenge winners

December 20th, 2013

SciSports Sprout onder 25Coable, a part of Dutch K50 company CoBlue, has been announced one of the winners Kairos Society Cisco Challenge after pitching to Tom Yoritaka, head of Cisco’s Entrepreneur in Residence Program.

 “The winners of the Kairos Open Collaboration Challenge represent some of the top young talent in the enterprise collaboration space, and we’re excited to host them in Silicon Valley!” – Tom Yoritaka, Managing Director, Cisco EIR

State Secretary visits bluerise

November 28th, 2013

SciSports Sprout onder 25Bluerise was honored by the visit of State Secretary for the Ministry of Economic Affairs Sharon Dijksma, who came to visit Bluerise for a discussion on the opportunities for sustainable development harnessing the ocean’s thermal energy

Kairos at the opening of the GEW

November 18th, 2013

SciSports Sprout onder 25President of Kairos Society the Netherlands Nadine Bongaerts, was part of the official opening ceremony if the Global entrepreneurship week in the Netherlands. Participating in the panel, she got to elaborate on the importance of inspiring and connecting young change makers from all over the world.

Aerolaser at Schiphol Airport

November 6th, 2013

SciSports Sprout onder 25After extensive testing, Amsterdam Schiphol Airport has decided to further develop fellow Steinar Henskes’ bird scaring system Aerolaser Groundflex in cooperation with Schiphol Bird Control, to achieve a fully deployable system.

More info

Giels Brouwer lecturing at Erasmus

November 5th, 2013

SciSports Sprout onder 25Together with names as Paul de Leeuw, Jan Aalberts, Pieter Zwart, Rob Heilbron and Jan des Bouvrie, Giels Brouwers was one of the lecturers at the Entrepreneurial Seminar at Erasmus University Rotterdam

Magic Mind wins Ordina Healthcare Challenge

November 1st, 2013

SciSports Sprout onder 25Yosef Safi Harb’s startup Magic Mind, has won the 2013 Ordina Healthcare challenge. A nice step towards releasing their first game!

Biotecture in AD

October 5th, 2013

SciSports Sprout onder 25Nadine Bongaerts was interviewd in national newspaper AD today, as her company Biotecture was taking part in the “Weeken van de Wetenschap” (science weekend).

aQysta in ASN Bank Wereldprijs

September 25th, 2013

SciSports Sprout onder 25aQysta has finished 1st after the voting round for the “ASN Bank Wereldprijs”, a competition for initiative “for the world of tomorrow”. More info.

Giels Brouwer in STUOP finals

August 1st, 2013


SciSports’ Giels Brouwer featured as one of the Studenten Ondernemersprijs 2013 finalists, August 1st in Metro newspaper.

Read the article here.

New office for aQysta

July 27th, 2013


aQysta has opened a new office at YES!Delft, enabling them to #pushtheworldforward even more!


Linksert in Venturekick

July 22nd, 2013


Fellow Zachar Tolmachev’s Linksert passed the 1st stage of venturekick in Switzerland.

More info.

SciSports in Sp!ts

July 17th, 2013


Some million Dutch people opened their newspapers this morning, finding SciSports (2013 K50) featured on a 2 page article.


SBIR Research grant for CoBlue

July 3rd, 2013

Coblue Cybersecurity received a €250.000 SBIR research grant to “tackles cyber security at its root”.
Read more: http://coblue.eu/weblog

Chacardi at “Goede Zaken”

July 2nd, 2013

Chacardi SaltFellow Nick van der Velde was interviewed on the radio by Goede Zaken about his sustainable salt project in India. (The interview is in Dutch)