‘We shouldn’t view everything per acre’

Belgium – How can we prevent the de-industrialization of Europe? Energy and raw material prices are uncertain, but Europe can address its complex regulations. Closer collaboration between large industrial clusters, especially in Northwest Europe, can also have a reinforcing effect. “The urgency is greater than ever,” emphasizes CCO Tom Hautekiet of Port of Antwerp-Bruges.

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‘Connecting Clusters’ at EIES23 explores the future of European industrial clusters

On December 7th and 8th, the main stage of EIES23 in Antwerp will offer the inspiring side event ‘Connecting Clusters.’ This initiative offers an in-depth look at the crucial role of industrial clusters in Europe amidst the pressing climate change and economic challenges. This gathering will bring together strategic partners, ranging from port companies, transport […]

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‘Energy transition is about speed, collaboration and keeping all options open’

While dark clouds are forming over Chemelot, industry leaders Dirk Smit (Shell), Allard Castelein (Port of Rotterdam), Loek Radix (Chemelot) and Frank Kuijpers (SABIC) gave their visions on the energy and raw materials transition during the opening of the European Industry and Energy Summit 22. Common thread of their visions is: speed, cooperation and use […]

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