Do you want to participate in Future Flux Festival? 

We are giving away free spots to showcase your inventions! Whether it be a workshop around technology or a schoolproject that can change an industry.  

Can we give your creative design a stage on July 4?  

During Future Flux Festival, RDM is looking for inspired makers. People with a cool product that leaves a big impression.  

Future Flux Festival offers the perfect stage to show what you can do. This Makers Festival where art and technology are combined and where you get to work with the newest technologies, challenges artists and technologists to come up with new innovations.  

Get in touch with the experts of specific production technologies such as 3D printing, robotisation and meet interesting players from the manufacturing industry. 


  • This year we organize the Future Flux Festival together with RDM 10 years. This will be really cool. This means more PR then ever before. Another advantage is that there will top level visitors attending. 
  • Together with a partner we supply a pitch training. During the festival there are several moments for you pitch so you can receive immediately an investment. 
  • The festival brings 10 industries together. From early adopters to makers. From circular economy to Manufacturing 4.0 and food tech. So this will be a really inspiring platform for everybody who wants to experience the connection between different industries and find more inspiration and enlarge your network with other creative makers and potential investors. 
  • Find inspiration, connections and even new friends.  

On Thursday, July 4, 2019, we put makers on a stage. You literally get a 2×2 meter stage. This festival takes place in the submarine shed on the RDM where you will find the latest 3D printers, robots and smart machines that will help you to make the coolest creations. We challenge you to get the most out of our machine park before and at the festival and to show what you can do with new technologies. This fits with Rotterdam and completely with RDM; get the space and really do it.  



The Future Flux Festival takes place at: RDM Rotterdam Onderzeebootloods RDM-straat 1 3089 JS in Rotterdam. Public transportation You can easily reach the festival by public transportion. Take bus 68 from bus/metro station Zuidplein to the bus stop ‘Heijplaat/RDM’. From this bus stop it’s only a few minute walk to the Onderzeebootloods. Waterbus & W&tertaxi You can also reach the Future Flux Festival by Waterbus or Watertaxi. Line 18 of the Waterbus sails from the stops ‘Erasmusbrug’, ‘St. Jobshaven’ and ‘Katendrecht’ to the Future Flux Festival area, stop ‘Rotterdam, Heijplaat-RDM‘. This fast catamaran takes you to the other side within 15 minutes and sails twice an hour. You can take your bike. The Watertaxi takes you to the festival from all water taxi locations in no time. Order your ride via the Watertaxi Rotterdam website. Car Rather go by car? RDM Rotterdam has multiple parking areas at Heijplaatstraat, Heijplaatweg, Directiekade and Klinknagelstraat. Parking is free!

Take now your stage at Future Flux Festival

About Future Flux Festival

The Future Flux Festival is a festival for pioneers and a platform for new developments in the fields of technology and innovation. This makes Rotterdam the perfect host of the Future Flux Festival: the city not only offers space for development, but for testing and realisation as well. Future Flux 2019 will be the 4th edition of the festival. The organisation lies with RDM Rotterdam in cooperation with Hogeschool Rotterdam and Port of Rotterdam.