How can technology make life in the city better? That’s the question the city of Antwerp and research center imec are addressing in the Antwerp Smart Zone: a digital testing ground for the city of tomorrow.
Antwerp’s renowned Management School (Antwerp Management School or AMS) has just turned 60. For this momentous occasion, the School has invited its alumni from all over the world to return to Antwerp to celebrate and discover AMS’s future plans and new location. As part of a four day festival, alumni got the chance to join a tour of Antwerp’s most forward-looking projects related to sustainability: Blue Gate Antwerp, BlueChem and Circular South.
Future talent feels at a home in Antwerp. The city welcomes more than 50,000 students annually to its numerous institutions of higher education. Talent that is preparing itself for international careers in diverse, often unique, domains of Antwerp's economy, including logistics, fashion and technology. It is no wonder then that Antwerp has been the fastest growing student city and talent pool in Flanders for several years now.
A new record was set in the Deurganck dock in the Port of Antwerp. These days, 8,429 containers, or 13,405 TEU, has been handled on the ms MAERSK EVORA; an absolute volume record for container handler MPET and the Port of Antwerp in general.
The University of Antwerp is joining forces with seven other universities from as many different European countries to launch the first European University. Together they form the YUFE alliance, Young Universities for the Future of Europe.