Creating smart ecosystems
Current projects (3)
The project 'Entrepreneurial and Intrapreneurial Competences Assessment Alliance' (EICAA) aims to develop a digital platform for the assessment and development of entrepreneurial competences.
Building an ecosystem for smart port app development in Belgium, France, the Netherlands and the UK, bridging the gap between the worlds of European ports and the nascent data science – IoT market.
Building blocks for a high road digital transformation of the industry
Past projects (8)
An online platform where municipalities can search for Smart City solutions and collaboration with other municipalities.
Watertruck is an innovative means of transportation for freight transport over small waterways, which uses small, self-driven or non-driven, standardized pushed barges. Combined with small or large ecofriendly push tugs, used in convoys, the concept ensures maximum flexibility for the activities, while keeping a maximum regional accessibility by connecting the small waterways with the TEN-T network.
This study wants to offer local government the necessary tools to build out an organization-wide policy in which sustainability permeates all components and echelons and previously undertaken steps are incorporated in the bigger picture.
The department of architecture at the KU Leuven has lots of data as a result of over eight years or user research in the care sector. How can companies use that data for the development of new services, products, buildings, spaces… in the care sector?
With Watertruck we wanted to further develop the freight transport on small waterways and optimize it with the introduction of a new navigation concept consisting of a push tug and fitted pushed barges. As a result, an efficient and flexible road transport model is applied to inland navigation
How can B2B textile companies develop and sell specific products through e-commerce? I-Tex mainly focuses on B2B textile companies in Flanders with the ambition to transform their business model through e-commerce. The transformation goes from a model that sells products via intermediaries to a business model that sells products to the end customer not only via distributors, but also via e-commerce.
How can we turn Antwerp into a sustainable sharing economy ? Coordinated by Citylab2050, Antwerp Management School investigated the role it can play in stimulating the local sharing economy. Using the move to the new campus De Boogkeers as a unique opportunity, AMS set up three experiments within, and with, the new neighborhood.