Business Design & Innovation



The Business Design & Innovation topic keeps you informed about current trends in strategic innovation, entrepreneurship and the creation of new business models. We share state-of-the-art insights and knowledge models through events, workshops, courses, social media and the blog.


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The Expertise Center Business Design & Innovation develops competencies and tools for product and service development, design and design management for B2C and B2B businesses in a variety of sectors. Through scientific and applied research, the knowledge platform supports businesses in a variety of sectors in their search for new business models. On top of that, the knowledge and competencies will help businesses gear their innovation towards different technological, economic and societal trends.

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Our programs help to ensure that innovation through design can blossom in your organization. Tailor-made advice, inspiring speakers and courses will get you on your way.



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For years, Belgium has held the record of the number of traffic jams. A record that we keep breaking…

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February 14, 2017

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Digital leadership at Board Level: learning from peers

February 10, 2017 by Laura Caluwe

Organizations are increasingly dependent on IT for the creation of business value. That is why…

Stephan Thoma was responsible for learning & development at Google and now advises mostly…

The Future of Work: Destination Unknown?

February 06, 2017 by Laura Caluwe

Work is gradually starting to occupy a different place in our lives. As part of this change, more…

“One in three employees experiences stress at work1”, the newspaper headlines recently…

Alumni stories, PART ELEVEN: Business meets IT

January 27, 2017 by Peggy De Prins

Raphael Wouters is cofounder of hublio, a smart digital platform that connects clients with brokers,…

Is there a Real Estate Market for it?

January 26, 2017 by Peggy De Prins

Real Estate Valuation (Taxatieleer) is taught by Program Manager Bert De Vos (i.a.). He begins his…

We live in an era where IT is a crucial contributing factor to the competitiveness of many…


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