EYnovation™ WDP Launchpad Meetup | Logistics & Real Estate

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Blakebergen 15

1861 Meise

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EYnovation™ WDP LAUNCHPAD MEETUP

Are you a startup/scale-up with a solid value proposition for the logistics real estate and warehousing industry?

Now you have an opportunity to pitch towards the senior decision-makers of WDP, the market leader in the Benelux and a BEL-20 company, to discover the possibilities of working together and fill your sales pipeline. WDP has been awarded the prestigious "onderneming of het jaar" award in 2017 due to its inclusive leadership, innovation track and long term vision.

Apply now for this Launchpad Meetup on the 6th of September!

Who are we looking for?

EYnovation is looking for startups working on groundbreaking ways to innovate the logistics, real estate and warehousing sector. We are specifically looking for innovative services in one of the following areas:

Innovation in and around the building
  • Smart Buildings: For example leveraging IoT connectivity, sensors and the cloud to remotely monitor and control a range of building systems from heating and air conditioning, to lighting and security systems.
  • Sustainability and Energy: For example new Battery storage technologies for electricity from solar panels, but also smart grid technologies, etc.
  • Robotics and Drones: Automation is key in the logistics and supply chain sectors. Often, the greater the automation in processes, the more efficient they become. How can robots and drones play a part in improving levels of automation in warehousing?
  • Digitizing the Customer Relationship: How can efficiency be improved on every level with the customer, ranging from creating extra services to customers, creating a seamless integration between offline and online, integrate better sales and marketing processes etc. in this sector?
  • Omnichannel Operations: As the future is most definitely digital, warehousing will have to adapt to meet the needs of this globally redefining commerce sector.

Other emerging technologies

  • Big Data Analytics (e.g. Ideal Location builder – to find best locations for warehouses)
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Blockchain
  • Augmented and Virtual Reality

How to apply?

Register now by filling in the registration form.

On the 20th of August, we will announce the 10 startups that have been selected to pitch at our Launchpad Meetup. Those selected will be invited for a pitching workshop in the last week of August in order to prepare yourself to get the full potential out of the event!

Selection criteria:

Relevance to WDP, i.e. the logistics real-estate and warehousing sector

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Application process and timeline

16/08/2019 Registrations close
20/08/2019 Selection
and communication of the 10 finalists
30/08/2019 Workshop with all finalists (event briefing & coaching session) - Save the date!
06/09/2019 Launchpad Meetup Finals - Save the date!

Seize the opportunity and register now!

We look forward to reviewing your application.




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PS: For more information feel free to contact the EYnovation team

VLAIO (Vlaams Agentschap voor Innoveren en Ondernemen) attaches great importance to topics such as these. Therefore this workshop is part of our EYnovation program execution for VLAIO and is as such open to all Flanders-registered start-ups. In function of the audience, the workshop will be given in Dutch or English.


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