Events

4th
Dec 2018
ISE Cross-Border Conference
Ville de Calais, Town Hall

Our cross-border conference will take place in Calais and will focus on innovation and internationalisation.

The event will bring together companies from Kent, East & West Flanders, Hauts-de-France and the SW of the Netherlands to hear from inspirational speakers from the four...

Intended for: Companies from any sector from the ISE partner regions

This two day programme from 12-13 November focusing on rethinking the way that textiles, plastics and other new materials are used and re-used in different industries. Companies will learn about developments in the field, take part in company visits in France and Belgium and participate in the...

Intended for: Companies using or interested in using and re-using plastics, composites and textiles
7th
Nov 2018

Join us on 7 & 8 November for a two day programme of activity built around the Prototyping Exhibition in Kortrijk, Belgium. The event focuses on the tools and materials needed for industrial product-development and covers all...

Intended for: SMEs interested in product development and design

Join other companies from the UK, Belgium, France, and the Netherlands to experience Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven!

 

Intended for: SMEs in Kent, East and West Flanders, Hauts-de-France, and the SW of the Netherlands
22nd
Oct 2018
The French Food & Drink Market & SIAL 2018
Various Locations, France

Spend 2 days with businesses from the UK, Belgium, the Netherlands and France to learn more about the French food & drink market.

This 2 day programme (22-23 October) will include the opportunity to connect with other like-minded companies, to benefit from 1-2-1 consultations with...

Intended for: SMEs working in the food & drink sector interested in the French market and in meeting with other European businesses.

Visit the two most significant Digital & Creative industry clusters in Northern France with the ISE project!

Intended for: SMEs in the Digital & Creative sector in Kent, East and West Flanders, Hauts-de-France, and the SW of the Netherlands

The ISE project is organising a free delegation visit to CEBIT 2018, Europe's biggest festival for Innovation and Digitisation. 

Intended for: ISE Cluster members from the 5 ISE regions: Kent, East & West Flanders, Hauts-de-France, the SW of the Netherlands

The Vivalley partners

Communauté d’Agglomération de Lens – Liévin  - Aditec – Université d’Artois – Arena Stade Couvert – CCI Artois

Intended for: SMEs in Hauts-de-France
9th
Apr 2018

Kent SMEs in the Creative sector are invited to express their interest in attending this FREE Cross-Border Event with companies from France, Belgium and the Netherlands.

Click here for a video overview of this cross-border programme. 

Intended for: This event is being organized especially for creative professionals in animation, gaming, interactive design, robotics and creative technology.
12th
Mar 2018

Click here for a video overview of this cross-border programme. 

Intended for: SMEs in the Food & Drink sector based in Kent, East & West Flanders, Hauts-de-France, and the SW of the Netherlands
26th
Feb 2018

What we love more than making videos is to inspire other businesses of its power. We share all company touchpoints that can be 'videofied' and are relevant to achieve goals in your industry. 

 

Intended for: SMEs in East Flanders

Bitcoin and blockchain have created a new technological gold rush. If we believe this hype, there is no problem that can't be solved with blockchain. Ideas overflow the market: frompayments with blockchain-support to solutions for identity control, all driven by blockchain. It all sounds too...

Intended for: SMEs in East Flanders

Ready for the 'The Big Refresh'? On Monday, 26th February, we offer a full day of ino sessions on different themes. For example, this session will be on exponential thinking. 

 

Intended for: SMEs in East Flanders
8th
Feb 2018
Cross-Border Event & MNE Fair Kortrijk
Kortrijksesteenweg 198, 8530 Harelbeke

Kent SMEs with an interest in technology and engineering are invited to attend this FREE Cross-Border Event with companies from France, Belgium & the Netherlands.

The programme will give you the opportunity to network with key Tech companies from the different regions, visit the MNE...

Intended for: SMEs from the following sectors: engineering, machinery, tooling etc.

Keynote by Prof. Jonathan Reynolds (Oxford Institute of Retail Management)

 

Intended for: SMEs in West Flanders

What impact do these changes have on us? Can we change with change? How do we get our colleagues and employees to be enthusiastic about change? How do we reach the early adopters for disruptive ideas?

We are also silent when it comes to 'social responsibility' and the impact of change on...

Intended for: SMEs in West Flanders
30th
Nov 2017
Video First Conference
Zebrastraat, 9000

Europe's 1st International Video Strategy Conference Comes to Belgium!

The ISE partners are organising a delegation visit to the Video First Conference in Ghent on the 30th November.

The Video First Conference is a day dedicated to all things Video Strategy! Inspiring...

Intended for: SMEs looking to learn about using video for boosting business growth and strengthening brand content

How do you apply exponential thinking to the vision and mission of your idea or company? What do we understand under MTP or massive transformation purpose?

Then we leave from the classical innovation tunnel and learn how to customize it with Design Thinking so that the innovation process...

Intended for: SMEs in West Flanders
21st
Nov 2017
Food & Drink Cross-Border Event & Food Matters Live!
Copper Rivet Distillery, ME4 4LP

We would like to invite SMEs in this sector to express their interest in attending this FREE Cross-Border Innovation Pathway Event – a 2-day programme taking place on 21 & 22 November 2017 which will include FREE entry and Meet the Buyer sessions at Food...

Intended for: SMEs in the Agri-Food sector in Kent, East & West Flanders, Hauts-de-France, and the SW of the Netherlands

The world changes at a very quick rate. New technologies, new business models, disruptive startups, all follow each other at a fast pace. How can we still see the forest through for the trees, and above all, how can we see these developments as an opportunity rather than a  threat?

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Intended for: SMEs in West Flanders