Belgian and European Bicycle Industry Market Summary In 2019, the total sales figures of bicycles in Belgium have increased compared to last year and are estimated at a value of about 509,900 bicycles (last year: 485,400 bicycles). Estimated production figures of bicycles in Belgium have dropped somewhat compared to last year.
Discover Thales, Made Different Ambassador 2020 On 19 June, Agoria member company Thales Alenia Space Belgium was awarded the title of Made Different Ambassador for the various innovative transformations brought to its production tool. A necessity to remain competitive in this cutting-edge sector.
Fonds de relance et budget européen : les principales conclusions du sommet européen des 17-21 juillet Le Sommet européen qui s'est tenu à Bruxelles du 17 au 21 juillet a abouti à un accord tant sur le budget 2021-27 que sur le fonds de relance. Nous détaillons ici pour vous les principales conclusions de ces négociations.
Successful collaboration: Call for interdisciplinary corporate projects with students at KU Leuven Agoria has joined forces with the food industry to organise a new edition of the Interdisciplinary Assessment Project (IAP) focused on Factory of the Future, a topic of perennial interest, especially now the applied method is taking Europe by storm. The final-year students work with an IAP and provide custom-made consultancy services.
Online CPR Revision Technical Stakeholders Conference Following the evaluation of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) and in the context of the preparation of an impact assessment and of a new proposal, the European Commission is organising a conference, focussing on a range of technical topics of high relevance for the upcoming revision of the CPR.
Discover JUMO, Factory of the Future 2020: Optimal balance between the human being and the digital world JUMO Automation is one of the 4 winners of the Factory of the Future 2020 award in Wallonia. Not having been able to applaud the winners in person at a live ceremony, Motion Control conducted a (remote) interview with Bruno Radermacher, Managing Director of JUMO Automation.
Brexit: CEN and CENELEC agree to extend the transition period for their UK member BSI On 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom left the EU, 10 months after the initially expected date of 29 March 2019. To ensure the continued stability of the European standardization system and to give confidence to European business and consumers, CEN and CENELEC Members agreed, at their online General Assemblies of 18 June 2020, to extend the current transition period for their UK Member, BSI, until 31 December 2021.