Noorderwind Academy

Step up your innovation capacity

At Noorderwind Academy, our thought-provoking programs and workshops are designed to inspire your organization’s people. It’s our mission at the Academy to foster future-oriented entrepreneurial skills and strengthen the ability of participants to co-create innovative and impactful ideas.

Our aim

What if you could

Stimulate more innovation within your organization? Empower your employees to bring their best ideas to life? Embed an entrepreneurial mindset into your company’s culture?
The Noorderwind Academy gives you the tools to advance towards these goals through a Lean and Design Thinking-oriented co-innovation process. Our trainers challenge teams to think in terms of “what if we could?!” and then shows them how they can!

your result

New skills, new business opportunities

At Noorderwind Academy, teams of participants will learn how to turn their ideas into impactful business cases. By combining theory, hands-on exercises, and inspiration from the field, our experiential program creates value and learnings for individual employees and your organization as a whole.

Your academy

Custom programs for your company

Our co-creative approach begins even before you set foot in the Academy. Together with you, our team will curate a program that includes the most relevant topics, methods, themes, and skills to share with your organization. We’ll match your custom course design with our diverse network of certified trainers, all of whom are active innovation professionals currently working in the field.

Number of startup teams we’ve supported
124
Number of programs we’ve developed
8
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“Boukje coached me for 6 months and she was always eager to offer her knowledge and help in any questions, worries or decisions I would like to discuss.”

Katarina ExakoustidouCo-founder, Vitabroad

Partners we've developed programs with

Let’s innovate together

Contact us to discuss the possibilities of developing a custom innovation program or joining an existing course from one of our partners.

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