[2023-06-14] Japan Meets Arnhem, a city full of energy

Yesterday we had an inspirational event in Arnhem: a city full of Energy, which was organized with Oost NL – East Netherlands Development Agency. It gave the group many new ideas on collaboration possibilities between Japan and the Netherlands within energy transition and recycling.

Thank you to the hosts of Teijin Aramid, Teijin Limited, Industriepark Kleefse Waard, ConnentR and ElaadNL, and of course to Oost NL for marking this event possible!

This event is for Dujat members and invitees only.
If your company is member of Dujat and you did not receive the invitation, please contact our office

We are pleased to invite you to join us together with Teijin and Oost NL – East Netherlands Development Agency for a visit to Arnhem on Wednesday 14 June.

The visit will start at Teijin, where we will be welcomed by Peter ter Horst (CEO Teijin Aramid). The programme will focus on circular economy and energy transition.

After Teijin, we can get inspirered at the most sustainable business park in the Netherlands: Industrial Parc Kleefse Waard (IPKW). Here we will be introduced to Elaad, which researches and tests the smart and sustainable charging infrastructure.

We will also meet Connectr, which is developed on the campus for housing companies in cleantech and sustainable energy. Connectr aims to promote cooperation between innovative companies and research institutes, and they will give a short presentation.

The programme and more information can be found below and on our event site. Please be informed we have limited seats for this event so we recommend to register as soon as possible.

Date: Wednesday 14 June

Time: 12:45 – 17:00

Venue: Teijin, Tivolilaan 50, 6824 BW Arnhem


  • Dujat Bus (optional)

11:00  Gather in front of Cityden the Garden, Amstelveen

11:15  Bus departs from Amstelveen

  • Main Programme:

12:45  Registration

13:15  Welcome by Peter ter Horst (CEO of Teijin Aramid)

13:20  Opening remarks by Fons de Zeeuw (Director International of Oost NL)

13:25  Opening remarks by Naoto Miyamoto (President of Mitsubishi Nederland, Chairman of JCC, Board Member of Dujat)

13:30  Introduction Teijin by Peter ter Horst (CEO of Teijin Aramid)

13:40  “Teijin & Energy Transition – focus Hydrogen” by Gerben de Bree (Director New Business, Environmental Solution Innovation Center (ESTIC), Teijin Limited) and Klaas Jan Schouten (Global Theme Leader Energy Conversion and Infrastructure, Teijin Limited)

14:05  “Teijin & Circular Economy” by Jan Roos (Director Energy Transition & Sustainable Development, Teijin Aramid) and Remy Reints (Circular Business Team, Teijin Aramid)

14:30  Q&A

14:40  Closing remarks by Peter ter Horst (CEO of Teijin Aramid)

14:45  Travel to Industrial Parc Kleefse Waard (IPKW), Westervoortsedijk 73, 6827 AV Arnhem

15:15  Visit Elaad

16:05  Introduction ConnectR by Henri Overbeek (Business Developer, ConnectR)

16:15  Drinks & Networking

17:00  Closing Remarks, Dujat Bus returns to Amstelveen