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Agoria shines the spotlight on Belgian cycle industry at Velofollies 2016

The 10th edition of Velofollies, the largest and most varied event dedicated to cycling in the Benelux, was yet another great success. Velofollies is a complete bike show, offering visitors an overall picture of the cycling market. This year, the show once again attracted thousands of visitors from Belgium and neighbouring countries.

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Marc Lambotte

Young people say ‘yes’ to technology – but only technology with a purpose

Technology dominates our day-to-day lives – this is a fact. This phenomenon will continue to spread in both our private and professional lives in the years to come. Is this world of technology a good thing for our young people?

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Laurent Hellebaut

New boost for internal market: the right focus on compliance and enforcement

The European Commission has recently proposed a strategy to give the internal market a new boost. Agoria is pleased to see that efficient and effective market surveillance is an important part of that plan.

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Marc Lambotte

Believe in our country once again

Ten thousand new jobs in the technology industry, a real possibility if our country leverages sufficiently the advantages of its geographical situation. Our economy is now beginning to reap the benefits of the measures the government has taken to reduce our labour cost handicap. The Belgian technology industry will once again be able to live up to its name as a job and growth engine.

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Marc Lambotte

First things first

First things first. Of course, the wages should increase. But first of all: reduce labor costs to restore competitiveness. Belgium is a small country with an open economy and we need our export.

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Jef D'Hollander

Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): time for action and a balanced debate

Never did an EU trade agreement attract as much attention as the TTIP or Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. Unfortunately, the current public debate is...

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Robrecht Janssens

You want committed staff? Work at it!

The factory of the future cannot be reduced to computer controlled state-of-the-art machinery. Such a company can only succeed thanks to those who compose it. Committed people ...

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Tom Ceulemans

Business of the Future : Industry prepares the future, and you ?

Today companies are overwhelmed with trends, mega-trends and even paradigm shifts on an economical, societal and technological level. Those (r)evolutions could possibly turn their business upside down.

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One technology start-up out of three is created in Brussels

A third of technology start-ups and more than a quarter of ICT jobs in Belgium are located in the Brussels-Capital Region. According to an analysis conducted by Agoria Brussels plays an important role as Belgium’s digital engine, but loses in terms of attractiveness.

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Van Hool builds 2 fuel cell buses for London

Van Hool, an independent manufacturer of buses, coaches and industrial vehicles and member of Agoria, has entered into a contract with Transport for London in the United Kingdom for the construction of two latest generation hydrogen buses. This new contract falls within the scope of 3Emotion, a European consortium developing Hydrogen Fuel Cell Buses in which Van Hool is acting as project coordinator.

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Sports Technology Club forges ties with Japan for 2020 Olympics

The Sports Technology Club of Agoria and FIT had organised a trade mission to Japan from 12 to 18 December last. Their objective was to establish contacts with the local authorities, organising committees and sports federations in the context of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.

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