Saturday 6 November 2021 Tour & Taxis
VIP Visit to the Future
Leuven has a strong bond with the Japanese economy proving itself to be an extremely rich business environment, with world class players in high-tech, health, and creativity.
Leuven MindGate – the organization that represents the region's ecosystem – and the Belgium-Japan Association & Chamber of Commerce (BJA) have joined forces to give you the opportunity to discover the highlights in and around this dynamic city. Let's strengthen the connection even more between Belgium and Japan – come and network with us all!
Meet Luc Van den hove, president & CEO imec, the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies
Discover the latest evolutions at Health House, a showcase for the future of health and care
Meet Luc Sels, Rector of the most innovative university of Europe, KU Leuven
Meet Mohamed Ridouani, Mayor of this vibrant, historical city that has won the Green Leaf Award and has been crowned as one of the most innovative European cities of 2018
- 13:15 Registration with welcome drink
- 13:45 Presentation on Japanese collaborations with imec, followed by Leuven MindGate (CEO Johan Merlevede)
Possibility to visit the Clean Room of imec
- 15:30 Visit of the interactive Health House
- 17:00 Meeting with the Rector at the historical Rectorate KU Leuven, followed by Networking Cocktails with the Mayor
at the Gothic City Hall
- 18:45 Ending with return to imec
The pictures of this event can now be viewed below.