Newsletter 2 (B)

  • Introduction

    Welcome to the second Connecting EU newsletter. 

    T2 CAMPUS ( Genk, Belgium) was delighted to welcome 10 participants from our partner organisations.

    The mobility

    From 8 to 13 March 2020, 10 participants from Spain, Austria, the Czech Republic and Germany travelled to Genk (Belgium) to work in the Smart Innovative Factory (SIF).


    The day started with a breakfast in the hostel.

    Monday morning a guided tour in the SIF.

    The video gives an impression of the SIF in the T2-campus:

    Monday afternoon, time to explain the context of the upcomming workshops and a guided tour in the T2-campus;

    some impressions:

    Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

    Coronavirus announced!!

    On Tuesday morning participants were introduced to the different workshops: 


    Each group used the 'European Digital Learning Situations' on BookWidgets (Interactive Learning), created by Connecting EU.

    An example for Industry 4.0 (= OVERVIEW):

    The other themes (workshops) will be presented in the Belgium Mobility March 2020.


    Tuesday late afternoon, a cultural visit to the Thor-site:

    Thor Park, access to the smart world of today and tomorrow

    Strategically located business, technology and science park where renowned research institutions, start-ups, growth companies and global players in the energy sector, manufacturing industry and smart city applications come together.

    Thor Park’s mission? Contribute to the development and valorisation of smart, sustainable, circular and connected innovations by providing access to specialised ecosystems, the  oPEN Thor Living Lab, the regulatory sandbox for energy, infrastructure, partners and network.

    This statue adorns the entrance of the thor park:

    ‘Faith’ embodies a strong belief in the future and refers to the history of Genk.

    The whole group inside the mine building:

    Video overview of the meeting and the presentations 

    What's next???

    Nobody knows!!!

    The small print

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