Energy Transition Campus Amsterdam

Empowering Innovation: The Energy Transition Campus Amsterdam

Situated directly across from Amsterdam Central Station, the Energy Transition Campus Amsterdam (ETCA) boasts a strategic location. Their labs reside in the east side of the building, while offices on the opposite end offer breathtaking views of the IJ River.

The Energy Transition Campus Amsterdam is a community of 25± innovative companies housed in a state-of-the-art, sustainable building in the heart of Amsterdam. Everything on their campus revolves around the further development of technologies and innovative energy solutions, with the aim of bringing them to market quickly. They offer a unique infrastructure for testing and scaling game-changing ideas in their cutting-edge laboratories and offices. Their doors are open to startups, scale-ups, leading companies, research institutes, and academia that are addressing the challenges of the Energy Transition. Get in touch with us to explore the possibilities!

The Energy Transition Campus Amsterdam offers both shared and dedicated lab spaces for rent ranging from 20 to 500 square meters. Their lab spaces are all unique and equipped with various installations.

The Energy Transition Campus Amsterdam is a large, operational laboratory facility. In many cases, you can directly benefit from the shared infrastructure already available, such as industrial gases, waste treatment, and environmental permits.

Their expertise lies in TRL 3-6, with exceptions existing at both ends of the spectrum.

For information on available utilities, please contact us so we can assist you in finding the best lab space for your company.

Joining ETCA grants you direct access to their vibrant campus and its dynamic ecosystem. As a member, you’ll enjoy privileges including access to their (co-working) office floors and participation in ETCA’s events. These gatherings serve as platforms for sharing challenges and fostering new collaborations.

Members also benefit from access to various amenities such as coffee areas, common spaces, meeting and conference rooms, and their restaurant. These facilities provide conducive environments for collaborative endeavors in advancing the energy transition.

Additionally, members have the option to enhance their membership with supplementary services such as gym memberships, parking facilities and specialist technical services.

Furthermore, as part of ETCA’s community, members are kept abreast of developments and opportunities through their active communication channels, both internally and externally.

This campus is set up to successfully navigate the energy transition. Start-ups, scale-ups, research institutes, academia and mature companies have the opportunity to collaborate and innovate to develop solutions for the energy transition.

A number of universities and companies work jointly in open collaboration on the Energy Transition. The community exist of 25± innovative companies housed in a state-of-the-art, sustainable building in the heart of Amsterdam. Current ETCA members are f.i. Shell, TNO,, Alliander and the University of Utrecht.

With a priority need for investment, a workspace, talented staff, customers, knowledge, expertise and mentoring, the Energy Transition Campus Amsterdam enables clean tech entrepreneurs to reach their full potential and accelerate energy solutions that have a lasting legacy.

Providing the opportunity to develop innovations that anticipate tomorrow’s challenges, the tools to find innovative technology solutions for new value chains and affordable access to world-class higher technical readiness level laboratory facilities. Energy Transition Campus Amsterdam works as a platform for scaling and access to customers and investors.

3D printing services

  • The 3D printing lab at ETCA is enriched with various plastic and metal 3D printers, which have a printing size up to 500 x 500 x 400 mm. The workshop offers capabilities of the entire 3D printing process, this includes post – processing: Heat treatment, wire EDM and bandsaw to remove parts from build plate, multi -axis turning and milling capabilities available in mechanical workshop.

Mechanical workshop

  • The workshop within ETCA has a wide variety of manufacturing techniques. Through the efforts of experienced people and a broad collection of machinery, the Mechanical Workshop develops together with their customers the desired products that are needed for the R&D labs. The machine park varies from conventional to multi-axis CNC machines and complex glassware to 3D-printing in metals and plastics. Their presence on site allows them to respond quickly and provide ad-hoc services for their customers.

Glass Workshop

  • Glass has traditionally been widely used in laboratories, as it’s transparent and chemical resistant. The strength of the final product depends on the design: glass reactors can be designed and built to withstand pressures of up to 50 bar. The glass workshop designs (including 3D – models), calculates and manufactures: prototypes, components and pressurized glassware.

Project Delivery

  • The Experimental Installations project team delivers projects by providing support and advise in designing, engineering, procuring, fabricating, installing, testing, commissioning, and starting up research units. The team is composed of qualified multidiscipline engineers and technicians who work closely together with stakeholders, to deliver R&D projects within agreed scope.

Testing and evaluation equipment

  • ETCA’s analytical department has a whole range of analytical equipment available to support your innovations. Please get in touch with us to help you find what you need.

Specialist technical services

  • Including but not limited to gas detection, calibration, pressure testing and O2 clean services.

ETCA is located directly across Amsterdam Central Station at the banks of the IJ-river and can be easily reached by public transport, car and is a short ferry ride away from Amsterdam Central station. On foot from the ferry, it will take approx. 10 min to reach the campus.

Offered Spaces:
  • Analysis Laboratory
  • Laboratory
  • Pilot plant
  • Test Facility

  • Available for joint R&D
  • Flexible rent

Type of lab:
  • Analytical
  • Chemical
  • Materials

Additional spaces:
  • Chemical storage
  • Meeting rooms
  • Office spaces

Additional services:
  • Analytical support
  • Parking space
  • Reception desk services
  • Restaurant
  • Security services
  • Support for permit applications, grants, biosafety
  • Wifi / network

Nearest Dutch airport:
  • Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

Distance to nearest Dutch airport:
  • 10 to 25 km

Distance to amsterdam airport schiphol:
  • 10 to 25 km


+31(0)180 321 820 (choose 3)

CoC number: 243.67.090
BTW: NL8135.44.907.B01



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