Media Fast Forward is the yearly networking and inspiration event on media innovation. On the 5th of December, 2017, Media Fast Forward engages entrepreneurs, media professionals, researchers, advertisers and everyone with interest in media innovation to re-think the opportunities and impact of media and technology in our (future) world. Next to a speaker room and future zone, the marketplace will offer visitors the chance to explore innovating tech on the market by startups and tech companies.
Attention all tech startups: The imec.istart program now calls for high-potential start-up ideas. The program is specifically designed to help start entrepreneurs set up their tech business. Are you looking for expert coaching and support to maximize your start-up success? Then answer their Call by October 1st.
Get the program details & submission criteria: https://www.imec-int.com/en/istart
Within the Sandbox initiative, VRT Sporza is teaming up with innovative mobile streaming provider Kiswe Mobile to deliver an industry first fully interactive mobile experience around the Diamond League. On Friday September 1st, the concluding meeting and final of the Diamond League is held in Brussels, Belgium. This premium Track and Field event will host at least ten freshly crowned world champions and a series of international top athletes.
Are you ready to collaborate on innovating projects with startups, sme's and VRT brands? Are you strong at organizing and interested in media technology? Then make it happen. VRT Sandbox is looking for interns, as of September 20th, to work on new opportunities for startups at the public broadcaster.
5 European research projects have been approved for funding by the European Commission! One of these projects is called MediaRoad and it focuses on transforming the current approach at VRT Sandbox into a replicable model, allowing for the growth of a European network and a strong innovating European media industry.
On the 4th, 5th and 6th of May, the event Hack Belgium takes place in the Tour & Taxis in Brussels. What does this entail? About 1000 people from different fields coming together with the goal of building a better Belgium. Agriculture, health, mobility, economy… You name it, there is no challenge left out. As VRT Sandbox, we are engaged in co-writing the story of media in the future.