SMEs Full STREAM Ahead! combines technology, design and business modelling expertise in the field of waste streams to help SMEs make the transition to a closed loop economy.
Take part in the hybrid KICK-OFF & Community event and discover the project!
From 12.00 uur
- Registration and lunch
13.00 to 15.00 uur: Euregional Kick-off (+ live stream)
- Welcome by Dhr. Tom Vandeput, Deputy for Economy, Innovation and European Affairs
- Dhr. Jo Brouns, Flemish Representative and
Mayor of Kinrooi
- Dhr. Mark Vos, Coordinator of the programme Interreg VA Euregio Meuse-Rhine
- Presentation of the project partners by Mr. Marc Vandewalle, Managing Director of UCLL University.
- Keynote ‘the circular economy from an entrepreneur point of view’ by Dhr. Jan Leyssens, expert in circular economy and social innovation Switchrs.
15.30 to 17.00 uur: Online Community Event
- Interactive online debate between Jan Leyssens (Switchrs), Bart Lodewijckx (Unizo) and Frederik Delbart (designer/creative director) on the challenges of/for SMEs in the circular economy. Moderator: Saartje Boutsen (Sustainable Business Support)