Coronavirus webinars

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IAPH, the International Association of Ports and Harbors is announcing a series of free webinars focused on the interconnected topics of adapting business models, improving ship-shore relations, and driving data sharing.   The series will see expert panelists including Kitack Lim, (IMO Secretary General), Gene Seroka (Executive Director Port of Los Angeles) and Noura Al Dhaheri (CEO MAQTA Gateway / Abu …

Getting Smart Port ideas into production

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So far, many developers and ports have worked together with us on creating the Smart Port of the future. We are very grateful for that. Either through stakeholder meetings, hackathons or other events we had the opportunity to discuss and develop many cool ideas. Unfortunately we had to postpone all live meetings due to #COVID19. …

#COVID19 notification

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Due to governmental restrictions in a large part of our Interreg project region, all events, hackathons and live meetings have been postponed until further notice. New dates will be posted as soon as the situation has improved. The project team is working from home and can be reached by email. Take good care!

High-tech Entrepreneurial Growth: Learn, Adapt, and Succeed

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The Interreg SPEED project is aimed at bridging the gap between the Data Science & IoT- market and the Western-European port market. The project’s research team is currently working on a diagnostic toolkit for supporting high-tech smart port focused entrepreneurs in their professionalization track. As the founder and CEO of Dorset Creative, Nathan Revill has …

Be aware of your limitations and you will have none

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Joke Dehond, entrepreneur turned Growth Engineer Consultant for Scale-ups at Sirris, shared some key pointers when it comes to professionalizing your company into the firm you want it to grow into. Sirris is a non-profit organization offering a multitude of experiences and expertise for a range of high-tech industries. By helping small and large players …

Customization and High-tech Entrepreneurship

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Iwan de Waard is co-founder and general manager at ExRobotics, and co-founder of Improvia. ExRobotics is a leading international company specialised in robotic solutions for potentially explosive facilities. By producing robots that are certified for carrying out safety checks in remote locations, they significantly increase safety-measures for employees working at these facilities. Improvia is a …

Edge AI Hackathon

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May 7, 2020 – 9.30-20.30 – University Jheronimus Academy of Data Science – ‘s Hertogenbosch, NL Join us as we move AI to the edge.Scailable, an unique platform to distribute compute-tasks over available compute-nodes, this hackathon will focus on distributed, or edge AI. Test how modern Machine Learning and AI tasks can be run extremely …

Time: High-tech Entrepreneurs’ Most Valuable Investment

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The Interreg SPEED project is aimed at bridging the gap between the Data Science & IoT- market and the Western-European port market. The project’s research team is currently working on a diagnostic toolkit for supporting high-tech smart port focused entrepreneurs in their professionalization track. One of our project partners Startups.be introduced us to Wendy Geeraert, co- …

Leadership, Management, and High-tech Entrepreneurship

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The Interreg SPEED project is focused on bridging the gap between the Data Science & IoT- market and the Western-European port market. The project’s research team is currently working on a diagnostic toolkit for supporting high-tech smart port focused entrepreneurs in their professionalization track. We talked to successful entrepreneurs at professionalized start-ups about their growth-and …

Drive, Team, and Unlimited Passion in High-tech entrepreneurship

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At the Beacon in Antwerp, we met Bert Cattoor, co-founder with Joren Van Severen, and CEO of the technology start-up, Geckomatics. Geckomatics is an information technology and services company focused on developing user-friendly mobile mapping systems. By providing the necessary tools and professional follow-up to their customers, they significantly lower the barriers of use to …