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how we work

At VRT Sandbox we work with a unique innovation model. Our process consists out of three important phases. These phases take a certain amount of time depending on each case individually. Our objective is to handle 12 cases a year.

 
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WHAT'S IN THERE FOR YOU?

 
 

What's in there for you and what makes our Sandbox model interesting for startups and SME’s? VRT Sandbox offers the startups benefits that allow them to grow and enhance their product.

 
 
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let's collaborate!

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Is your startup ready to boost media innovation
together with VRT? Because we are! Start a case with
VRT Sandbox and let the magic happen. Don’t hesitate,
let’s meet eachother.


Fill in the form and we’ll get in touch with you
very soon!

 
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our team

Meet the team behind VRT Sandbox

 
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KAREL DE BONDT

INTRAPRENEURSHIP COORDINATOR & MEDIA WORKFLOW INNOVATOR

Karel is a vital force in innovation for Belgian public service broadcaster, VRT, as one of the veterans of VRT Sandbox. 

Acting as a coordinator for intrapreneurship and webvideo innovation, Karel works together with inventors and entrepreneurs within VRT, and helps out the webcontent makers and webstreamers at VRT. Together they try to push the envelope and explore new ways of producing and delivering live content.

Having started originally as a sound engineer, Karel is a specialist in enabling projects where technology, operations and creative content production meet. With an extensive career as a business analyst and relationship manager, Karel has the unique perspective of mediating between technology and TV producers – embracing everything from investment to commissioning.

karel.debondt@vrt.be

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PETER DE PAEPE

HEAD OF STARTUP COLLABORATIONS

Peter De Paepe is Head of startup Collaborations at VRT. With a heart for open-innovation, he sets up collaborations between startups and SME’s and VRT, to boost media innovation. 

Studied Radio and audiovisual communication in Brussels, Peter is now radio-expert, storyteller and content-maker with a focus on new workflows. 

peter.depaepe@vrt.be

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SARAH GEEROMS

PROJECT LEADER VRT SANDBOX INTERNATIONAL

Sarah started her career in the private sector. She learned a lot about human resources, business development, negotiation and networking. About 5 years ago, she returned back to her roots, the social sector, where she was a regional coordinator for the Foundation against Cancer. Sarah's core tasks consisted of coordinating various major events and projects, setting up partnerships with hospitals and local authorities, recruiting and coaching volunteers and so much more.

These are various capabilities that Sarah is currently using during her new challenge at VRT. As an international project coordinator for VRT Sandbox, Sarah contributes to building a European network for media innovation.

sarah.geeroms@vrt.be

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PHILIPPE VAN MEERBEECK

EDUTECH TRACKLEAD

Philippe is tracklead education at VRT Sandbox. He has more than 25years of experience in media production and documentary. He is an expert in media literacy and digital heritage. His ambition is to make VRT content accessible for classroom use. Currently he is working on projects as Mozaïco, sCoolTube, SteamBox, NedBox and many more.

philippe.vanmeerbeeck@vrt.be

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GREGG YOUNG

X REALITY / INTRAPRENEURSHIP

Gregg Young is researcher at VRT Innovation and creative producer at VRT Sandbox. Digital pioneer in audiovisual movie and television production with a focus on immersive storytelling. Lifelong learner and entrepreneur with a DIY attitude. Studied film in Ghent, Brussels and the Beijing Film Academy.

gregg.young@vrt.be