29 Oct 2019


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Tuesday 29 October 2019


Imec, Leuven MindGate, City of Leuven, Health House, Ku Leuven and Belgium-Japan Association & Chamber of Commerce

BJA members: 40 €
Non-BJA members: 80 €

Imec Tower
Remisebosweg 1
3001 Leuven
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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 (www.leuvenmindgate.be) – 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 (www.imec-int.com)
  • Discover the latest evolutions at Health House, a showcase for the future of health and care (www.health-house.be)
  • Meet Luc Sels, Rector of the most innovative university of Europe, KU Leuven (www.kuleuven.be)
  • 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 (www.leuven.be)

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

Please make your reservation latest by 3 October, 2019.
are accepted until 21 October, 2019.