Flanders’ Bike Valley on tour 2014 – next : Eurobike 2014

Marc Hufkens & Bert Celis will attend the next Eurobike 2014 at Friedrichshafen (August 27 – 29). Several meetings with candidate members, international organisations and advocacies are already scheduled. Meantime we will be active with our continuous “technolgy scouting” for all our members. Good times for Flanders’ Bike Valley’s internationalisation

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Proud to announce new member n° 33 : IP-Hills

IP-Hills (Gent / Mechelen) joins our cluster. IP Hills is a client-centric intellectual property (IP) office focusing on the telecom, media, medical, energy, interior andsports sectors, built on a combination of business expertise and IP view will result in excellent strategic decision-making. Innovative IP thinking methods supporting the complete range of IP services help to reach solutions with a

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Familees (Buggybooker) opted for membership at Flanders’ Bike Valley

Familees newest member (n° 32) of steady expanding FBV-cluster. Buggybooker is the commercial name for this company from Neerpelt.  The combination of development, manufacturing and use of bicycles and strollers are closer than one might think at first sight. Moreover both parties are confident that cross fertilization will do its job very well. http://www.buggybooker.com/buggybooker/.

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Cluster Dynamics by Professor Örjan Sölvell

Sölvell, Örjan Professor Department of Marketing and StrategyCenter Director Center for Strategy and Competitiveness Started to work at SSE in June 1979 as a Research Assistant to Visiting Professor Gary Jordan at IIB. Great discription about the potentials from bottom-up clusters. Check the you-tube link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvmd2pcClZQ&feature=youtu.be

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Flanders’ Bike Valley participated in Sport Tech Match Sheffield (Grand Depart TDF 2014)

On July 3 and 4, Flanders’ Bike Valley participated in the International Sport Tech Match in Sheffield (Grand Depart Tour de France 2014). Besides several bilateral meetings with the University of Sheffield (mechanical engineering + centre for advanced additive manufacturing) Leeds Metropolitan University, business companies and cluster organisations as NOXI,

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Flanders’ Bike Valley at the 3rd EPSI Conference

For the first time, Flanders’ Bike Valley participated in the 3rd EPSI Conference at Voiron, France (Rhône-Alpes). EPSI is the European Platform for Sports Innovation and is a membership-based networking organization within Europe that focuses on innovation in the areas of physical activity related to sport, leisure and health. EPSI strives for a more innovation-friendly

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