Whitepaper: 'Manufacturing Tech Report' While Europe might be a single market, it's definitely not a single tech scene. That fact makes it difficult to feel the pulse of the European tech. But if you take a close look, you'll quickly notice that there is interesting stuff hapening in Europe.
NBN-Agoria workshop: A successful implementation of the EPB standards requires a common vision On December 3rd, 2019, the Belgian Bureau for Standardisation (NBN) and Agoria brought around 25 experts together with representatives of the three regions to discuss possibilities for the implementation of the EPB standards. Presentations by Ghent University, the Belgian knowledge centre for construction BBRI, the European knowledge centre EPB Center, the Dutch research centre TNO and the European HVAC federation REHVA resulted in a number of lively discussions.
EPB policy framework: an introduction into the measure and the ongoing discussions One of the requirements of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) for Member States is to define minimum requirements for new buildings and major renovations. This measure makes an important contribution to the climate objectives through a reduction of greenhouse gas emissions resulting from the heating and cooling of buildings. Below is an overview of the state of affairs and the latest developments.
DKIST unveils its first light Located in Hawaï, the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope revealed unprecedented details of the Sun’s surface. Its entry into service opens up a new era for solar science and should allow a leap forward in the understanding of the Sun and its impacts on our planet. One of the key elements of the telescope, the primary mirror cell, has been designed and manufactured in Belgium by AMOS, Agoria member.
Food & Beverage Technology Club event with Desobry: Expand, Automation, Export Belgian cookies manufacturing Desobry is a firm believer in his lucky star. And as proof of its confidence in the future, the Tournai-based company has made substantial investments in its production tool.
Legislative proposals concerning planned obsolescence Three legislative proposals concerning planned obsolescence were recently brought before the Belgian Chamber of Representatives by Groen-Ecolo, the Humanist Democratic Centre (CDH) and the Socialist Party (PS).
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.