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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.
09/06 Plug-In Session: Virtual RE-START Event - Hosted by Painting with Light & Powered by NEP Belgium Discover how technological solutions can help the Sports & Entertainment scene to restart on a safe, enjoyable and comfortable manner. Solutions in the field of security, social distancing, monitoring, crowd management, remote coverage, virtual fan experience, VR, AR, ... will be showcased.
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.
Review of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) In view of the revision of the CPR, the EC prepared the document "Refined indicative options for the review of the Construction Products Regulation", which includes a number of options for the potential revision of the CPR. The EC and member states have discussed this document before. The outcome of this discussion shows that several member states expressed their preference for keeping the current standardization system. On the other hand, the EC pointed out that "CEN refuses to comply with legal requirements, other options need to be explored". The European Commission is now inviting stakeholders to provide feedback on these different options for the review of the CPR by 30 August.
Plastics technology: Serviplast enters the Industry 4.0 era, thanks to Ewattch Belgium Ewattch, which recently joined Agoria, offers industry solutions for connecting factories and buildings in just a few hours. This is what the company did for Serviplast, another Agoria member, which specializes in plastics injection expertise and services.
Posting of Belgian workers to France possible again France has eased the restrictions on employees of foreign companies required to provide services in France. This means that these workers are no longer bound by the entry restrictions which France has provisionally extended until 15 June.
Networked Factory Transformation: co-creation with external partners pays off In a new series of articles, we present the 7 essential areas of transformation that play a role in the 'Factory of the Future' process charted by Agoria and Sirris. We continue with the transformation of the Networked Factory where we focus specifically on Partnership-driven innovation.