Timeline 2021-2022

Here we offer you an overview of all the events and workshops that will guide you through this journey.
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Wednesday 3 November 19:15h
De Valk 3 01.19

Kick-off Event 2021-2022

Interested in innovative start-ups and cleantech solutions? Ready to make your mark in the entrepreneurial world? Look no further, as this year Academics for Technology Leuven (AFT) and Academics for Development Leuven (AFD) are again jointly organising the CleanTech Challenge Belgium! Come and join us at our Kick-off Event on the 3rd of November for more information and inspiring stories from our partners as well as insight into the workings of CTC through the stories of previous contestants.

Also have a look on Facebook

Kick-off Event 2021-2022

Interested in innovative start-ups and cleantech solutions? Ready to make your mark in the entrepreneurial world? Look no further, as this year Academics for Technology Leuven (AFT) and Academics for Development Leuven (AFD) are again jointly organising the CleanTech Challenge Belgium! Come and join us at our Kick-off Event on the 3rd of November for more information and inspiring stories from our partners as well as insight into the workings of CTC through the stories of previous contestants.

Also have a look on Facebook

Wednesday 3 November 19:15h
De Valk 3 01.19

Wednesday 10 November 19h

Vlerick Campus Leuven, Vlamingenstraat 83 Leuven

Vlerick Business School: "Ideation: from idea to growth" by Yannick Dillen

Vlerick Business School is a leading international school, consistently ranked amongst the top business schools in Europe. We practice what we teach, with a big dose of pragmatic insight. That’s why we are offering a workshop on ideation, given by Lecturer and Sr researcher Yannick Dillen. Yannick is active in our Masters and MBA programmes as lecturer and start-up coach and is amongst others involved in the Impulse Centre for Growth Management. In this workshop, Yannick will cover the four essential steps of entrepreneurship. From idea to growth.

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"Challenges in Sustainability” by Hans Fastenaekels

Vyncke Clean Energy Technology is a Belgian company that manufactures industrial energy plants that convert biomass waste and sorted industrial waste into green and clean energy. Hans Fastenaekels, the CTO of Vyncke, will illustrate the challenges that Vyncke faces and the industrial energy sector in general on the road to sustainability.

Thursday 18 November 19h

Location will be shared with the participants of the Cleantech Challenge

Thursday 18 November 19h

Location will be shared with the participants of the Cleantech Challenge

"Challenges in Sustainability” by Hans Fastenaekels

Vyncke Clean Energy Technology is a Belgian company that manufactures industrial energy plants that convert biomass waste and sorted industrial waste into green and clean energy. Hans Fastenaekels, the CTO of Vyncke, will illustrate the challenges that Vyncke faces and the industrial energy sector in general on the road to sustainability.

Tuesday 23 November

"Sustainability in Practice" by Wouter Ghyoot

Umicore is a global materials technology and recycling group and a global leader in manufacturing of Li-ion battery materials, automotive catalysts and precious metals recycling. Wouter is heading the sustainability team at the Umicore group and is based in Brussels. Sustainability is at the core of Umicore’s way of doing business and Wouter will explain with practical examples how sustainability is at the heart of business transformation and how it can contribute to create a competitive edge.

Second Semester

“Making an initial Business Model Canvas” by Johan Geysen

VITO is an independent Flemish research organization in the area of cleantech and sustainable development. Their goal is to drive the transition to a sustainable world. This workshop is given by Johan Geysen. Johan is a senior advisor and among other things supports the generation of spin-offs at VITO. In this workshop Johan will elucidate how to set up you initial Business Model Canvas (BMC). A BMC is crucial for startups, it is designed to guide thinking through each of the key components or building blocks for devising a business model.

To be announced

To be announced

“Making an initial Business Model Canvas” by Johan Geysen

VITO is an independent Flemish research organization in the area of cleantech and sustainable development. Their goal is to drive the transition to a sustainable world. This workshop is given by Johan Geysen. Johan is a senior advisor and among other things supports the generation of spin-offs at VITO. In this workshop Johan will elucidate how to set up you initial Business Model Canvas (BMC). A BMC is crucial for startups, it is designed to guide thinking through each of the key components or building blocks for devising a business model.

To be announced

Workshop Pitching by BrightWolves

BrightWolves is a young consulting firm that drives sustainable business transformation, from strategy to implementation. They will teach you how to pitch your idea convincingly.