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Innovfest Vlaanderen

24 October 2022 | 13:00 - 19:00

Flanders has seven sectors that are strategically important for the region: logistics, food, healthcare, energy, materials, chemicals and marine. For each sector, one cluster was recognised as a unique focal point.

7 different clusters, 1 common goal: bringing innovation to companies!

Clusters are the indispensable link in the innovation landscape as facilitators, matchmakers, influencers, grant advisers, bridge builders, need detectors, project implementers and knowledge sharers.

During Innovfest, you will be immersed in a world of change, facilitated by the spearhead clusters and realised by the Flemish business world. The entire ecosystem is covered.

Come to Technopolis Mechelen on 24 October. Expect an afternoon of networking with entrepreneurs, an inspiring keynote, an interactive debate and a demo hall full of showcases of innovative Flemish projects.


14u30 Opening Innovation Hall
15u30 Welcome
Wim De Vilder, Chairman of the day and VRT news anchor
15u35 Video message Jo Brouns
Flemish minister of Economy, Innovation, Work, Social Economy and Agriculture
15u45 DuurSaam Innovating, Ondernem-ica testifies
Patricia Ceysens, CEO, WeWatt
16u30 Interactive debate with the 7 cluster managers: how do clusters support innovation in Flanders?
Moderator: Wim De Vilder
17u10 A successful cluster policy in Flanders, essential for innovation
Annie Renders, Head of department Cluster policy VLAIO
17u30 Visit innovation hall and networking reception

Free for companies. Registration required.


24 October 2022
13:00 - 19:00


Technologielaan 1
Mechelen, Oost-Vlaanderen 2800 Belgium
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