Leuven Innovates 2021

Leuven Innovates 2021

In 2020, Leuven became the European Capital of Innovation and we are here to prove it once again. Despite the setbacks the pandemic might have caused, the innovators of Leuven refuse to back down and will introduce the many different startups and innovations this beautiful city has to offer at Leuven Innovates. ?

For this digital event, Leuven Value Network gives you the opportunity to virtually network with innovation leaders and young potentials. First item on the agenda will be the virtual interactive panel consisting of 3 innovation experts covering the triple helix of academic, industry and government. During this panel you get the chance to engage with the speakers on a whole different level through a live Q&A session.

✅ Academic seat: Tine Van Lommel (Coordinator KU Leuven Kick)
✅ Industry seat: Sam Hendrickx (Co-founder Craftworks & Raccoons, part of Cronos group)
✅ Government seat: to be announced soon!
✅ Moderator: Dirk Lievens (Innovation & Community Manager Start it @KBC)

Afterwards you can join the speakers, partners and ᒪ ᐯ ᑎ crew in breakout rooms to hear innovative pitches, explore innovation booths and engage in private networking sessions within the platform. 

⬇️ Schedule recap ⬇️

6PM-7PM: warm-up networking (targeted networking or roulette)
7PM-7:20PM: kick-off by the mayor of Leuven Mohamed Ridouani & ᒪ ᐯ ᑎ
7:20PM-8PM: interactive panel on innovation
8PM-10PM: innovation pitches, digital innovation booths and more networking!

Ready to make your ideas a reality, connect with innovative minds and be inspired? Sign up for the event! 

Leuven Value Network is an innovation community driven by youngsters and part of the Leuven MindGate umbrella. Find out more at https://valuenetwork.be/

Special thanks to: Leuven MindGate, KU Leuven, Stad Leuven, Start it @KBC, Cronos, Craftworkz and Raccoons for sponsoring the event.

  • Language: English


Mar 31 2021


6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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