Curaçao Innovation Award 2023

For entrepreneurs and Innovators in Curaçao, it is that wonderful time of year, when the application for the Curaçao Innovation Award is open - and this year it is...

Kickstart Curaçao Innovathon

The Ideation Hackathon we call 'Innovathon' took place on April 3, 4 and 5, 2023. The Curaçao Innovation & Technology Institute organized this 'hybrid' edition together with the Ministry of Economic Development. Where the 2018 edition was completely face-to-face...

Join the Innovathon Community!

Launch platform. The Crowdsupport Platform was launched on March 9, 2023. For more information or to check out the platform, visit  

Free Workshop International Women’s Day 2023

Turn your Dream into your Business! This free, interactive workshop took participants on the first step on the road to your own business! It took place on: Date: March 8, 2023 Time: 9:00 am - 11:30 am Place: CITI, Riffort Village 503 Did you miss the workshop and are...

Innovation Hunt

The Innovation Hunt is the little sister of the Innovation Award. This time around, we are not asking the companies to apply with their successful innovations, but we are asking you! So tell us about innovative ideas, inventions and innovations that you have...

“We truly believe in the innovation capacity of Curaçao. Through creativity, hard work, co-operation and with the smart use of technology we will build a thriving, resilient, inclusive and sustainable economy.”

Who we are

CITI is the spark in Curaçao’s innovation engine, a center of excellence, inspiring and stimulating innovation and the use of new technology. Founded by the Ministry of Economic Development of Curaçao, CITI promotes opportunities for Curaçao to become more creative, more competitive, more sustainable and more self dependent.


Meet our team!

Monique Raphaëla

Analies Hooi

Suhailly Hooi

Sherline Bakmeijer

Nury Fontilus

Mirella Hooi

Curaçao Innovation & Technology Institute (CITI) is a brand name for the “Stichting Secretariaat Curaçao Informatica Stimuleringsplan”, also operating under the trade name “Stimul-IT”. We are registered at the Curaçao Chamber of Commerce under nr. 110512.

The president of the board of our non-profit foundation is Ruthselle Felida. The treasurer is Henri Gerrits.


Get in touch with us

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Curaçao Innovation & Technology Institute

Riffort Village 503 & 504, Willemstad, Curaçao.

Telephone/Whatsapp: +599.9.738.6299

We are open Monday's through Friday's from 08:00 to 17:00 (Atlantic Standard Time)