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Event 08/06/2020 Agoria Academy: Eurotrans Gear Training, 'Quality and Failure’ module The 'Quality and Failure' module, part of the Eurotrans Gears Training programme, will be delivered in Newcastle-upon-Tyne from 8 to 12 June 2020. Agoria members will receive a discount on the fees for this specialised gear design training course. View the programme and register for the training course now.
11/06 Smart Railway Solutions: Business Group meeting Members active in the railway sector are welcome to the next meeting of the Business Group "Smart Railway Solutions" that will take place online on Tuesday 11th June 2020 from 13:30 to 15:15.
Event 11/06/2020 Webinar: How process modelling & data science will enhance your food processing business (Food & Beverage Technology Club) In this first webinar, a joint event with Technord & Sirris, we will share with you how modelling goes beyond the process and can include applications for understanding and optimizing the food process and the food supply chain, and for performing a life cycle analysis.
18/06 Cyber Talk: 'After the hack: be prepared with this First Aid legal toolkit' On 18 June, the Cyber Security Coalition, the FEB and Agoria will organize a webinar on the legal do's-and-don'ts for companies that became victims of hackers. Guest speaker is Cathérine Van De Heyning of Artes. Register here!
Namahn in the time of COVID-19 Even before the COVID-19 crisis hit Belgium in March 2020, Namahn has been using a flexible work structure basically since they opened their doors 32 years ago.
Connected and smart products: 10 key challenges We are surrounded by increasing numbers of smart connected products, and more and more technologies are becoming available on the market for creating smart IoT solutions. Many companies that manufacture physical products are now wondering whether and when they too should take the plunge. Is it hip or is it hype? Do these products represent a real trend or are they just gadgets? Not investing in them may prove to be a risky decision because it could mean missed business opportunities, but on the other hand, making bad investment decisions is equally problematic! What opportunities and pitfalls lie in wait? What are the key challenges? And how should they be tackled?
NRB and Computerland join forces Computerland and NRB, both Belgian ICT service providers, have decided to join forces. The objective: to expand their service offering to better meet the needs of their customers and the imperatives of digital transformation. The need for this transformation has undoubtedly been accelerated by the coronavirus crisis and will be a key element in the post-crisis economic recovery.
Agoria: “Belgium should be the fastest learner for the rollout of the recovery programme” Agoria wants Belgium to roll out the EU recovery programme quickly. "It is a good plan. Let's not get bogged down in discussions about which region or which country will be able to attract the last few million. Let us be the country that implements the plans the quickest. For example, the recovery fund is calling for the rapid construction of 5G networks, but we are nowhere yet. It is also time for Belgium to take up its mandate in the European Investment Bank at long last," says Bart Steukers, Context Director at Agoria.