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Innovation Event – 22/06 @Antwerp


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When: Thursday 22th of June – 17h30*
Where: Netwerk Ondernemen – Boomgaardstraat 115, 2018 Antwerp

*If you attend the Innovation Circle, it starts at 15h (more info below)

Registration is free of charge, so don’t hesitate to grab this networking opportunity 🙂

About the event

For innovation executives

Get inspired by Robin De Cock’s keynote (Antwerp Management School) – and connect with fellow innovation professionals during this network and inspiration event. For the third time, we bring together the Belgian innovation community to share ideas and insights over food, drinks and enticing speakers.

Four start-ups from the Netwerk Ondernemen community will pitch their business. See the TRIBO-electric effect in action and connect with start-up founders who are pushing the boundaries of their industries.

For a selected group of attendees, we will also offer a free trial session of our Innovation Circle concept.

For start-ups (sorry, all start-up seats are taken)

For the first time, we open our networking and inspiration event to the Belgian start-up community. At TRIBO, we bridge the gap between start-ups, scale-ups and corporate companies. Through co-creation we believe that the start-up way of working in combination with corporate innovation initiatives can spark a brighter future for us all.

Feel free to join us for this evening filled with two keynotes and a plethora of networking opportunities. Connect with the Belgian innovation community like never before and open the doors to a future full of possibilities.

Don’t hesitate, because there are only 10 available seats for start-up founders. All seats reserved for start-up founders have been taken.


15h00: Innovation Circle (more info below)

17h30: Warm welcome by TRIBO

18h00: Keynote Robin De Cock (Antwerp Management School)

19h15: Start-up pitching

20h00: Drinks, bites & networking

21h30: End of the event

Innovation Circle

Join the free Innovation Circle

Your best opportunity to try out our peer-2-peer format. The Innovation Circles are quarterly sessions with a closed community of innovation executives (from various sectors). Moderated following our ‘Challenge Me’ format, you get the chance to pitch your innovation challenge to other, likeminded professionals. You’ll learn things you’d never find in books, webinars or schoolings!

Membership is on yearly basis, but during this event you can get a free taste of an Innovation Circle session. Make sure to indicate your participation in the subscription form. More info about the Innovation Circles on our website.

Meet the speaker

Robin De Cock

Professor Doctor Robin De Cock

Associate Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Antwerp Management School

Robin De Cock is an associate professor of entrepreneurship at Antwerp Management School and is a guest professor at ETH Zürich. He formerly worked at the innovation and entrepreneurship group of Imperial College Business School in London.

Robin is the academic director of the Master Innovation and Entrepreneurship at AMS which has a community of +500 innovators that produced over +120 start-ups and +75 corporate innovation projects.

He is also a member of the valorisation board of the Flemish technology & research institute VITO and advices start-ups and scale-up ventures at a regular basis. He is active in executive education where he has been involved in program design and delivery for a wide range of clients including Grant Thornton, PwC, SAP, Pidpa, Argenta, BESIX, KPMG, J&J, Aquafin, VRT national television and Belgian Olympic committee.

Start-up pitchers

These start-ups are pitching their innovation challenge

Joris Vanbriel – Ecobirdy

ecoBirdy is a design brand that creates beautiful furniture from plastic waste. This circular,  Belgian company is active around the globe. Rethinking your plastic waste already? Joris will gladly share his story.

Nicolai Stevens – Watcherr

Watcherr is an AI health care system that continuously monitors the user to identify irregular (health) patterns. How can they diffuse their innovation to other industries? Be inspired by Nicolai’s ambition for smart solutions.

Steven De Schrijver – Liquisens

Liquisens helps companies by monitoring water quality. Their innovative technology includes smart sensors and AI models. With water as a scarce commodity, Liquisens aims for a better future for both people and planet. They mostly work in health care, but are eager to innovate in different industries. Have a chat with Steven after his pitch!

Sander Diels – InZert 3D

InZert 3D is a (immersive) visualization & printing start-up and is already active in a lot of industries. What are the opportunities and bottlenecks for start-up & corporate collaborations? Sander will happily share his insights with you!



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