What is the need for technological components, services and solutions in the Belgian energy market today and tomorrow? Join this Agoria business development forum to explore the potential of your offerings for the energy market. Come and inform yourself on the existing and upcoming opportunities, the investments in the Belgian energy sector will bring you.

We have the pleasure to invite you to this Agoria business development forum which will take place on 1st February at 13h30  at Agoria. At this occasion, you will have the opportunity to connect with several important players and energy related projects by combining presentations, pitching and one-to-one matchmaking dates.

The objectives of this forum are to:

  • Grow your penetration rate in the Belgian Energy Market
  • Get informed on the actual status of current and future investment plans in the Belgian energy market
  • Be able to judge the potential of your own market offering for the Belgian energy sector
  • Get a picture on the future technological needs of the Belgian energy sector
  • Get to know important potential partners (as client, supplier, R&D partner, …)
  • Book one-to-one speed dates to introduce yourself

Please find below the programme of the afternoon:


Welcome words
by Pieter-Jan Provoost, Director Agoria Markets


Energy Market Update
by Frank Vandermarliere, Head Energy Agoria


Geothermal energy and heat networks in Flanders: challenges and opportunities for the future
by David Lagrou, Project Leader,  VITO


Digital Operations, the remaining lever to achieve substantial benefits for the Energy sector
by Pierre Lorquet, Executive Vice-President, Managing director Capgemini Belux 


Energy Transition in the Port of Antwerp
by Didier Van Osselaer, Energy&Chemicals, Manager Energy Development, Port of Antwerp


Break and Matchmaking


Grid investment opportunities in preparing the energy transition
by Ilse Tant, Director Public Acceptance, Elia


Business potential of hydrogen mobility and storage
by Adwin Martens, Waterstofnet 


Business opportunities through decentral flexibility and demand side management
by James Matthys-Donnadieu, Market Development, Elia


Pitchings and/or extra presentations

  • Magnax: Direct drive axial flux motors and generators
    by Daan Moreels, Co-Founder
  • Energis: Innovative platform for Energy efficiency projects, smart cities solutions, e-mobility applications.
    by Marc De Mey, Business Development Director
  • N-Side: Optimizing of decisions with advanced analytics
    by Olivier Devolder, Head of Energy Group
  • AIRobot: Drone performance equipment
    by Jan Leyssens, Managing Director - Sales & Business Development
  • Opinum: supports the energy transition with a platform letting energy and environmental actors leverage their data
    by Loïc Bar, CEO


Networking drink, matchmaking, visit exhibits.



 Interested ? Then don’t miss the opportunity to register through the event website.

If you would like to be one of our exhibitors during this forum, please contact patricia.desmeth@agoria.be.


Thursday 1 February 2018, 13:30 - 18:30


Energy Technology Club - Cluster Tweed 

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