Supercharging innovation
within the food & flower industry

Hi Hero!

We are HortiHeroes. We are constantly working on attracting, retaining and developing talent. Of students, start-ups, enterprising young professionals and entrepreneurs, from inside and outside the Food & Flower industry. All heroes, because they contribute to health and happiness on an international scale.

How? By bringing together talent, joining forces and showing and experiencing the potential of the Food & Flower industry. This is how we work together on a sustainable, green and healthy world.

Our mission: driving innovation in the Netherlands’ coolest, most innovative and most impactful sector. 

Supercharging innovation
within the food & flower industry

Supercharging innovation
within the food & flower industry

Hi Hero!

We are HortiHeroes. We are constantly working on attracting, retaining and developing talent. Of students, start-ups, enterprising young professionals and entrepreneurs, from inside and outside the Food & Flower industry. All heroes, because they contribute to health and happiness on an international scale.

How? By bringing together talent, joining forces and showing and experiencing the potential of the Food & Flower industry. This is how we work together on a sustainable, green and healthy world.

Our mission: driving innovation in the Netherlands’ coolest, most innovative and most impactful sector. 

Supercharge your...

Education

Action-oriented development programs and masterclasses for professionals from the Food & Flower industry. Learn vital skills to revive your organisation with a fresh perspective and prepare it for the future.

Career

Kick-start your career in this growing and flourishing sector. Apply as a trainee, shadow a prestigious director for a day and check out the top vacancies in the Food & Flower industry.

Community

Bringing together people leads to new ideas, connections and impactful innovation. In a heroic and inspiring way, we are building the HortiHeroes Ecosystem with our partners, established companies, start-ups, scale-ups, professionals and students.

Startup

The Food & Flowery industry needs out-of-the-box thinkers. HortiHeroes combines new technologies from start-ups and scale-ups with established businesses. Knowledge and expertise working in synergy to ensure new business models and sustainable growth.

EVENTS

28 May

- 29 May 2024

Upstream Festival 2024

31 May 2024

HortiHeroes Hackathon in World Horti Center

11 November

- 14 November 2024

Fieldtrip Lissabon & Web Summit 2024

What do we want to achieve?

The creation of an attractive, dynamic innovation ecosystem, bridging the gap to other sectors, start-ups and talent. This is how we ensure growth. Your growth as an individual, the growth of companies in the Food & Flower industry and above all for a healthy, green and liveable world to flourish.

Do you want to be a hero and help us with our mission for the Food & Flower industry? Are you an established entrepreneur or startup founder? And do you fully champion innovation, sustainable impact and the power of cooperation within the supply chain and with companies beyond? Let’s partner up!

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