Sports & Entertainment Technology Club zooms in on 'Sports technology in Australia' The Sports & Entertainment Technology Club recently organized, together with Flanders Investment & Trade, a plug-in session on 'Sports technology in Australia.' Luca Bottallo, economic representative of Flanders in Melbourne, gave a presentation of the vast ecosystem around the country's various sports, sports infrastructure and facilities, technology and support services.
New Agoria manual compiles good practices against COVID-19 As an employer, you naturally consider it important to offer your employees a safe and hygienic working environment. The manual 'How do I Tackle COVID-19?' is a handy guide to 'good practices' from member companies that are confronted with the same issues as you, supplemented by the insights on safety from our own Agoria experts.
Transport & Mobility Technology Club: A coffee with... Jérôme Wertz - Phasya What is the impact of the coronavirus on the activities of start-up Phasya? Will start-ups actually find it more difficult to attract investment due to this crisis? Read the interview with Jérôme Wertz, CEO of Phasya, and member of Agoria's Transport & Mobility Club.
'Pulse Check' - Impact of Covid-19 on Automotive industry suppliers In the context of the Coronavirus crisis and its significant impact on the automotive industry, a second "Covid-19 survey" was conducted in April 2020. Four times a year, the European Automotive Suppliers Association CLEPA works with McKinsey & Company to conduct a 'Pulse Check', a survey carried out among automotive industry suppliers with regard to their economic situation and forecasts. This second additional Covid-19 survey, carried out between 27 and 30 April among 79 respondents, was focused on the relaunch of the European automotive industry.
ICT company Cegeka acquires telecom operator Gridmax ICT company Cegeka acquires Wallonia-based telecom operator Gridmax. As a provider of managed services, Gridmax has rolled out an innovative solution for mission critical connectivity services with Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) resources. With this takeover, Cegeka takes another important step in the Industrial-Internet of Things (I-IoT), market, while gaining access to the future 5G frequency band.
Technology sector running at 75%, one in five people temporarily unemployed More and more people are working in the technology sector. While the average employment rate was 52.8 percent in early April, it has since risen sharply to 75 percent. One in five people are temporarily unemployed, reported sectoral federation Agoria on Tuesday. According to Marc Lambotte, CEO of Agoria, this is a major step forward: “Work is the basis of our prosperity. Going back to work in safe conditions is good for all of us.”
Flemish Building Renovation Passport enables sharing of building data with potential buyers and tenants
Data: the steel and coal of the new normal On 9 May 1950 Robert Schuman proposed that France and Germany should combine their coal and steel production. Today, 70 years later, we are facing the greatest economic and human upheaval that Europe has had to face since then. Bart Steukers (Agoria), wonders what today's coal and steel would be. For him, that would be ... data.