GoGlobal Rwanda & Uganda: join the mission and discover Africa’s booming tech startup scene Startups, Agoria and Close the Gap invite you to join them on a 'Tech Go Global Mission' to Rwanda and Uganda from the 24th till the 28th of March. This is an exclusive opportunity to get to know the many technology start-ups in Kigali and Kampala and to start new collaborations. Check out the invitation here and register quickly!
National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP) of Belgium submitted On 31 December 2019, Belgium submitted the final version National Energy and Climate Plan to the European Commission. This plan describes the measures with which Belgium intends to meet the climate target for 2030. In this article an overview.
Lavetan: laboratory of the future, beyond simple test results The Lavetan laboratory, located in Turnhout, is not a conventional laboratory, in terms of its layout dotted with lines and industrial robots. The company received the Factory of the Future Award in 2019 for its extensive work towards transformation.
Draft Standardization Request on hydrogen In order to prepare the standardisation request, CEN and CENELEC founded a standardisation request ad-hoc group (SRAHG) ‘Hydrogen’.
The Smart Readiness Indicator (SRI): Is this new policy instrument ready for implementation in the member states? In October 2019 a stakeholder meeting took place to discuss the results of the second study of the European Smart Readiness Indicator (SRI). The studies serve to develop a European proposal for the technical design and implementation of the new policy instrument. The upcoming completion of the second study marks the start of a next phase in which member states must consider if and how they intend to introduce the Smart Readiness Indicator (SRI) into their regulations. This article provides an overview of what has happened so far and recommendations for the next steps.
JEMA: a SME between niche markets and large-scale projects What do IBA's advances in proton therapy, improved metal recycling at Metallo, John Cockerill's R&D projects in electricity storage, or the energy transition to hydrogen have in common? In each of these projects we find JEMA, a SME specializing in high performance power supplies. Meeting with Vincent Berghmans, Sales Manager.
Ecodesign and energy labelling: ecodesign and energy labelling: what will change with the new lighting regulations? On the 5th of December the new Ecodesign and energy labelling regulations for lighting were published. They include a new definition, a new phase-out of products and an impact on the registration obligation in the Energy labelling database (EPREL).