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ABOUT

MISSION

The Brussels-Capital Region wants to overcome the challenges of urban development through technology by stimulating innovation and the participation of citizens, businesses and academia.

Boasting 700 Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) startups, Brussels has a dynamic ecosystem and aims to become one of the leading digital reference centres in Europe.

bedigital is the reference portal for all digital initiatives in Brussels. At present, the government has set up the following three tools, to promote its territory’s digital ecosystem :

1. The Smart City strategy sets the trajectories for the digital and Smart City priorities for the Region. It is based on the priorities linked to the European digital agenda (DESI index) and identifies other priorities linked to the Smart City context (transversality, pooling and reuse, digital inclusion, European dimension, governance and performance measurement).

2. The Regional Innovation Plan is the reference framework for the research and innovation policy and a lever for socio-economic development to improve the well-being of Brussels residents. In the plan, particular attention is paid to three strategic areas of activity that reflect the region’s strengths: health, environment and ICT.

3. The NextTech Plan aims to support and encourage the growth of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) companies. With regards to Brussels, three key technological sectors are involved: the Internet of Things, virtual reality, Big Data management and artificial intelligence.

RESSOURCES

●  The charter signed by the Brussels ministers:

bedigital political charter

●  Are you a digital professional in the Brussels Capital-Region wishing to boost your profile? Then partner up with bedigital! First download our chart and verify your compliance with bedigital’s partner conditions. Once you have signed the chart, please send your partner request to info{à}bedigital.brussels

Charter bedigital for partners

●  bedigital logo

TEAM

Coordination Innovation

Nicolas
Vautrin

Innoviris

Industrial Research and Innovation
Team Leader

nvautrin{à}innoviris.brussels

+32 (0)2 600 50 26

Coordination Businesses

Ioana
Voicu

hub.brussels

NextTech Advisor

ivoicu{à}hub.brussels

+32 (0)2 800 08 45

Coordination Smart City

Céline
Vanderborght

BRIC

Smart City Manager

cvanderborght{à}cirb.brussels

+32 (0)2 801 12 37

Incubator

Ariane
Wautelet

Innoviris

Team Leader
Policy and Monitoring Team

awautelet{à}innoviris.brussels

Open Data

Inès
Moubax

BRIC

Implementation Manager
Customer Solutions - Service Management

imoubax{à}cirb.brussels

Information Security

Alain
Houbaille

BRIC

Program Manager
Information Security & Data Protection

ahoubaille{à}cirb.brussels

CCTV

Christian
Banken

BRIC

ICT Coordinator
Regional Security

cbanken{à}cirb.brussels

Smart Mobility

Gaëtan
Danneels

Innoviris

Scientific Advisor
Strategic Research Team

gdanneels{à}innoviris.brussels

E-administration

François
Du Mortier

BRIC

E-governement Manager
Customer Solutions - Consultancy

fdumortier{à}cirb.brussels

Artificial Intelligence

Jonathan
Duplicy

Innoviris

Scientific Advisor
Industrial Research and Innovation Team

jduplicy{à}innoviris.brussels

IoT & Blockchain

Gabriel
Willems

BRIC

Manager
Operations – Development & Architecture

gwillems{à}cirb.brussels

Virtual Reality

Marine
Haverland

hub.brussels

Audiovisual Advisor : New Media, Gaming, Virtual Reality
screen.brussels cluster

mhaverland{à}hub.brussels

Women in Tech

Loubna
Azghoud

hub.brussels

Coordinator
womenintech.brussels

laz{à}hub.brussels

LifeTech & E-health

Azèle
Mathieu

hub.brussels

Cluster Manager
lifetech.brussels
Contact point for ehealth.brussels

amathieu{à}hub.brussels

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