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Slight improvement on the front of technology industry investments

2015, the technology industry will invest more than 2 billion euro in our country, a slight increase (+ 1%) compared to last year. This forecast is based on the figures of Agoria. “The first cautious sunbeams seem about to break through the overcast sky,” predicts Agoria CEO Marc Lambotte. “The level of investment is still below the average level of the past 20 years. But 2015 could well be the year of a positive shift and, hopefully, we might experience real growth again in 2016 thanks to the government’s measures.”

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‘Digital Minds for Belgium’ must turn Belgium into a digital ecosystem

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Digital Agenda Alexander De Croo (Open Vld) recently presented ‘Digital Minds for Belgium’, a collective of people with deep-rooted experience in the digital world. By setting up this group De Croo wants to guide the launch and roll-out of a “Digital Agenda” for Belgium.

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Robrecht Janssens

Factories of the future: employees in the driving seat

Deindustrialisation has garnered a lot of press coverage over the past few years. Belgium is facing a wage handicap, even when compared to its neighbouring countries. Will we have to do without manufacturing companies in the future?

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Bert Mons

The Belgian automotive industry is the ‘place to be’ for young technical talent

Following the Brussels Motor Show in January, Agoria has surveyed the Belgian automotive industry to assess the number of available jobs. Our findings? Some 30 companies have about 300 jobs to fill. What is going on and can we expect positive developments?

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Dominique Du Tré

How the EU can help our industry with smart regulations

Did you know that the European institutions are responsible for no less than 75 percent of the rules our products must comply with? It is therefore important to be represented, and to influence European regulations. In this regard, Agoria is working towards rules with realistic targets, which are the same for everyone and support innovative, industry-generated ideas.

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Factories of the future: employees in the driving seat

Deindustrialisation has garnered a lot of press coverage over the past few years. Belgium is facing a wage handicap, even when compared to its neighbouring countries. Will we have to do without manufacturing companies in the future?

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Volvo and Audi produced 379,000 cars in Belgium

Last year Volvo Cars Ghent produced 264,000 cars, almost as many as in 2011, its best year so far. At Audi Brussels 115,000 finished cars drove out the manufacturing hall, including the 500,000th Audi A1.

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42 bicycle models tested for Bike of the Year

By organising the Bike of the Year contest, Agoria and VAB mobility club want to highlight quality bicycles in Belgium. Awards will be distributed in the ‘city bicycles, ‘electric bicycles’ and ‘race bicycles’ categories.

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Carbon Energy Club & Renewable Energy Club host World Energy Outlook

What’s the current state of the energy market, both in the world and in Belgium, and what can we expect in the long and medium term? This question was at the heart of last Wednesday’s event, organized by the FPS–Economy and Agoria’s Carbon Energy and Renewable Energy clubs.

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