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Dragons’ Den gives BDO Belgium wings
Many companies and organisations lack a genuine innovation culture. With Dragons’ Den, BDO Belgium is not falling into this trap, as witnessed by this new internal innovation trajectory.
Future Forward Talk: Farys
At the Future Forward Talk Joachim De Vos sits down with a key figure from one of our partner companies. He had a conversation with Marleen Porto-Carrero, managing partner of Farys, the Intermunicipal Company of Flanders for water distribution.
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Welcome to the world… in 6G
Imagine a teleconference, with holograms instead of a checkerboard of faces. Or digital communication including smell, hearing and touch, in addition to sight and sound. Pure science fiction? Not really. It is what researchers think possible by 2030, through 6G. Today, we are surrounded by digital technologies that make our lives easier. Tomorrow, the immersive experience of 6G will blur the boundaries between the digital and physical world.
Why innovation fails
Why do businesses and organisations succeed so rarely in being truly innovative? Why is that a problem? And what solutions are there? Joachim De Vos, CEO of Living Tomorrow and TomorrowLab, explains in his new book ‘Why innovation fails" in great detail where the bottlenecks are and provides the keys to change course.
Artificial Intelligence: How Mercedes-Benz Helps Create a Better Future
Artificial intelligence or “AI” for short: these two letters symbolize a world of technological possibilities that seemed inconceivable only a few years ago. AI is no longer just a secret code among techies. It has quite literally taken up residence in our living rooms through connected home appliances, as well as in our offices, where intelligent systems in smartphones and e-mail boxes serve as our virtual assistants.
What does COVID-19 teach us about the future of e-mobility?
Covid-19 has most of us confined to our homes, with a significant impact on our economy. Like in any other crisis, this has an immediate impact on our electricity consumption. E-mobility is strongly related to the availability and pricing of our energy. So let’s start there.
Mercedes-Benz VISION AVTR
Mercedes-Benz VISION AVTR, is inspired by AVATAR. The name of the groundbreaking concept vehicle stands not only for the close collaboration in developing the showcar together with the AVATAR team but also for ADVANCED VEHICLE TRANSFORMATION.
Urban air mobility: the insights of your future transportation
Urban air mobility must be one of the most exiting transportation evolutions to come. Read all about the future possibilities of getting around by air.
Are we driving towards a new mobility landscape?
The mobility & transportation sector has undergone several evolutions which had a significant impact on the organisations and companies operating in it. The speed of these changes increases dramatically.
Why the electric car will break through this year
It must be the slowest trend of the last decade. For years, mobility experts, trend watchers and policy makers have been announcing that we will all be driving electric cars in the near future.
First stone Living Tomorrow Innovation Campus
Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Day on day 26 years after Bill Gates visited our first campus. What moment is more suitable to anchor our plans for the future?
3 ways drones are shaking up our way of looking at the world
The way we observe and experience the world has been shaken up by the emergence of drones, in both scientific and commercial perspectives. Learn about 3 ways in which drones will overthrow the world as we know.
Chinese technology conglomerate Huawei is to invest $1 billion (840 million euros) this year
Chinese technology conglomerate Huawei is to invest some $1 billion (840 million euros) this year in research into electric and self-driving cars. With this, the company wants to compete with Tesla and China's Xiaomi.
VIL tests concept 'Physical Internet' in ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge
Innovation platform for logistics VIL is working with imec and VUB Mobi on a pilot project to test the Physical Internet (PI) concept for transport in the ports of Antwerp and Zeebrugge.
Perseverance - Historic first motorized flight on other planet
The helicopter Ingenuity has made its first flight on Mars, the first powered flight above the surface of a planet other than Earth. This was announced by the US space agency NASA.
First 'smart charging station' supplies office with energy from car batteries
In Zelzate, Belgium's first charging station was opened at an office of engineering firm Sweco. Electric cars are used there to store solar energy so that it can be used elsewhere or during dark periods.