Smart Industry Network Netherlands

Smart Industry Network Netherlands (SINN) is an ecosystem/platform that enables the sharing of knowledge and learnings amongst practitioners and thought leaders from Dutch manufacturing, energy, utilities, offshore and process industry around applying the transformative power of digital thinking. The sessions are always based on real life examples where field practitioners show how they are implementing (or trying to) implement new technologies. In line with this, SINN wants to strengthen and build strategic relationships with all participants. It aims to help in the sharing of knowledge of new developments and accelerates the business of the participants by aiding them in bridging knowledge gaps.

The Smart Industry Network Netherlands (SINN) aims to develop lasting cooperations between practitioners and thought leaders from the Dutch manufacturing, energy, utilities, offshore and process industry and the SINN partners.

Events 2020

04 February

Factory visit Terberg Benschop with keynote presentation by Rob van Hove, Managing Director Terberg Benschop.

26 March

Vision Dinner | Manufacturing the Future part 3
Luca Fabriola, VP – Head of Manufacturing Products at Philips

19-21 April

Studytrip Hannover Messe

02 June

Factory Visit VDL Steelweld Breda with keynote presentations by Peter de Vos, CEO and Alex van Geel, Vice President, Unit SPecial Products at VDL Steelweld


Wijnand de Leeuw
Manager RvB programma

Bastiaan Reurink
Program Manager




Download the Smart Industry Network Netherlands brochure, including an overview of participating companies.

Founding Partners

A global leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, Capgemini is at the forefront of innovation to address the entire breadth of clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms. Building on its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry-specific expertise, Capgemini enables organizations to realize their business ambitions through an array of services from strategy to operations. Capgemini is driven by the conviction that the business value of technology comes from and through people. It is a multicultural company of 200,000 team members in over 40 countries. The Group reported 2017 global revenues of EUR 12.8 billion.

Capgemini is one of the key founding members of the Smart Industries Network Netherlands (SINN), and together with partners has the objective of creating an ecosystem of experts and leaders from the Dutch manufacturing industry to arrive at a common vision for Industry 4.0 and make it a reality! We draw on deep expertise in consulting, technology and engineering services, combined with a network of our global Applied Innovation Exchanges to ensure our clients gain sustainable competitive advantage from their digital investments.

Transform products, develop new business models and revenue streams; Microsoft solutions integrate the latest technologies, such as artificial intelligence, human-machine interaction, cognitive services and bot-frameworks. Organizations can use these transforming technologies to develop smart factories, optimize supply chain management, bring automation to a higher level and improve other business processes.

Events 2019

13 February

Implementing Industrial Innovation

Panel Discussion with:
Albert Kassies, Director Program at Tata Steel Europe
Jeroen Scheer, Leader Digital Transformation & Innovatie atTetra Pak

31 March -2 April 

A working dinner with inspiring keynotes by Bianca Oosterbroek (Digital Manager of Terberg Group), Egbert-Jan Sol (CTO TNO Smart Industry) and Wilfried Weekers (Digital Manufacturing Program Manager Signify), followed by a visit to the Hannover Messe. Join a guided booth tour from Jurjen Lengkeek (Co-Founder RDM Makerspace) and visit the highlights of the Hannover Messe. The evening will conclude with a networking dinner. On the final day, we will travel to the Krone factory in Spelle. Here we will be received by a Board Member of Krone, followed by a keynote presentation around the implementation of Smart Industry, and a tour in the production facility.

11 September

Vision Dinner with keynote by Stuart Rae, Advanced Manufacturing Technology Director at AkzoNobel.

27 November

Vision Dinner with keynote by Heymen Jansen, Group Vice President, Head of Advanced Process Analytics Quality & Operations at ABB.