Antwerp Startup City
Belgium’s ambitious innovation hub
28-11-2013
Evert Bulcke

LeWeb Paris, 12 december 2013
CONTENTS
Antwerp
Startup City
How?
Key Sectors
ECONOMIC ENGINE
ECONOMIC ENGINE
GDP Per Capita in percentage of EU average
QUALITY OF LIVING
“A hidden gem. Belgium’s best kept secret.”
The Daily Mail, 2013
“Colourful, dramatic, louche, hip.”
The...
QUALITY OF LIVING
“the imagination and innovation that
spurred the fashions for which the city
became known is now bloomin...
SKILLED WORKFORCE
35,3 %
Antwerp
27,7 %
Eur. Union

Percentage of people (25 - 64) with a college or university degree
MISSION
ANTWERP
Economic engine
Quality of living
Skilled workforce
‘Your prime business destination’
CONTENTS
Antwerp
Startup City
How?
Key Sectors
STARTUP CITY
Propelling the
City of Antwerp
into the future.

Kopterman, Antwerp – aerial cinematography, drones and visua...
VISION

Focussing on
the fourth sector.
Startup Economy.

DecoLabs Antwerp – interior design app, plugging into big data p...
VISION
Focussing on
the fourth sector.
Hybrid development.

New chemical 3D printing compounds developed by 4D Dynamics An...
VISION
Focussing on
the fourth sector.
Hybrid development.

… result in newer flexible and robust implants
CONTENTS
Antwerp
Startup City
How?
Key Sectors
SIMPLIFY
Guiding startups
through the
regulatory forest.
SIMPLIFY

Guiding startups through
government finance and
subsidy programs
MATCHMAKING
Matching startup needs
with investor opportunities
MATCHMAKING
Matching startup
needs with corporate
R&D strategies
MATCHMAKING

Matching projects by
sector middlemen:
incubators, coaches …
HUBS

Cocreating
innovation hubs
HUBS

Startup towers.
New icons of
entrepreneurial spirit.
aOS

‘Mayors Challenge’.
Building the virtual city
together.
aOS
Providing startups with
virtual building blocks,
so they can start
solving problems.
HOW?
Simplify
Matchmaking
Hubs
‘Antwerp Operating System’
Open Data > APS/SDK > Matchmaking > Marketing
CONTENTS
Antwerp
Startup City
How?
Key Sectors
AD:TECH

André Duval, investor.

Jini app, featured in LeWeb’s official competition 2012
E-HEALTH

NovoSanis, Antwerp – Smart surgical tools and health apps
LOGISTICS, MOBILITY
RETAIL
BLUECHEM
Brownfield Antwerp
BLUECHEM
Blue Gate Antwerp
KEY SECTORS
Ad:Tech
E-Health
Logistics, mobility, port activity
Retail
BlueChem / Blue Gate Antwerp
CONTENTS
Antwerp
Startup City
How?
Key Sectors
BusinessinAntwerp.eu
Antwerp Startup City
Evert Bulcke
@EBulcke
28-11-2013
evert.bulcke@stad.antwerpen.be
businessinantwerp.eu
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Antwerp Startup City - Belgium's ambition new innovation hub

  1. 1. Antwerp Startup City Belgium’s ambitious innovation hub 28-11-2013 Evert Bulcke LeWeb Paris, 12 december 2013
  2. 2. CONTENTS Antwerp Startup City How? Key Sectors
  3. 3. ECONOMIC ENGINE
  4. 4. ECONOMIC ENGINE GDP Per Capita in percentage of EU average
  5. 5. QUALITY OF LIVING “A hidden gem. Belgium’s best kept secret.” The Daily Mail, 2013 “Colourful, dramatic, louche, hip.” The Daily Telegraph, 2013
  6. 6. QUALITY OF LIVING “the imagination and innovation that spurred the fashions for which the city became known is now blooming — from design to cuisine, retail to architecture” The New York Times, 2013
  7. 7. SKILLED WORKFORCE 35,3 % Antwerp 27,7 % Eur. Union Percentage of people (25 - 64) with a college or university degree
  8. 8. MISSION
  9. 9. ANTWERP Economic engine Quality of living Skilled workforce ‘Your prime business destination’
  10. 10. CONTENTS Antwerp Startup City How? Key Sectors
  11. 11. STARTUP CITY Propelling the City of Antwerp into the future. Kopterman, Antwerp – aerial cinematography, drones and visual software
  12. 12. VISION Focussing on the fourth sector. Startup Economy. DecoLabs Antwerp – interior design app, plugging into big data pools
  13. 13. VISION Focussing on the fourth sector. Hybrid development. New chemical 3D printing compounds developed by 4D Dynamics Antwerp …
  14. 14. VISION Focussing on the fourth sector. Hybrid development. … result in newer flexible and robust implants
  15. 15. CONTENTS Antwerp Startup City How? Key Sectors
  16. 16. SIMPLIFY Guiding startups through the regulatory forest.
  17. 17. SIMPLIFY Guiding startups through government finance and subsidy programs
  18. 18. MATCHMAKING Matching startup needs with investor opportunities
  19. 19. MATCHMAKING Matching startup needs with corporate R&D strategies
  20. 20. MATCHMAKING Matching projects by sector middlemen: incubators, coaches …
  21. 21. HUBS Cocreating innovation hubs
  22. 22. HUBS Startup towers. New icons of entrepreneurial spirit.
  23. 23. aOS ‘Mayors Challenge’. Building the virtual city together.
  24. 24. aOS Providing startups with virtual building blocks, so they can start solving problems.
  25. 25. HOW? Simplify Matchmaking Hubs ‘Antwerp Operating System’ Open Data > APS/SDK > Matchmaking > Marketing
  26. 26. CONTENTS Antwerp Startup City How? Key Sectors
  27. 27. AD:TECH André Duval, investor. Jini app, featured in LeWeb’s official competition 2012
  28. 28. E-HEALTH NovoSanis, Antwerp – Smart surgical tools and health apps
  29. 29. LOGISTICS, MOBILITY
  30. 30. RETAIL
  31. 31. BLUECHEM Brownfield Antwerp
  32. 32. BLUECHEM Blue Gate Antwerp
  33. 33. KEY SECTORS Ad:Tech E-Health Logistics, mobility, port activity Retail BlueChem / Blue Gate Antwerp
  34. 34. CONTENTS Antwerp Startup City How? Key Sectors BusinessinAntwerp.eu
  35. 35. Antwerp Startup City Evert Bulcke @EBulcke 28-11-2013 evert.bulcke@stad.antwerpen.be businessinantwerp.eu
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