Experience zones

Experience Zones

During Advanced Engineering you can discover 9 Belgian experience zones across the fair.

Punch Powertrain Solar Team

De Bridgestone World Solar Challenge 2017 is the 3022 km long world championship for solar carts through the outback of Australia. The Punch Powertrain Solar Team competed against 40 universities from over the world. Thanks to the advice of Punch Powertrain, the Solar team finished at a 3th place en they won the innovation price, the best score in 10 years.

Come and visit the Solar cart during Advanced Engineering, or get to know the technology during a workshop the 16th of May.

Meet Pepper

Meet Pepper and enjoy de power of artificial intelligence with this humanoide robot of Softbanks brought to you by Gfi. With a lot of used cases (in aeroports, receptions, hotels,...) Pepper will also have a solution for your challenges.

Come and say "'hi" and get to know Pepper and Gfi.

Flanders Make Lab

On its way to smart and connected companies of tomorrow.

The MAKE LAB is mobile, fully connected research infrastructure. We use it to bring technology to companies, work on co-creation with advanced production technologies and help operators get acquainted with new production processes.

Flanders Make will show a collaborative robot (cobot) and some used cases in augmented reality & virtual reality.

17 May, they will organise a content program about cobots, take a look at the program her



Smart bikes

Flanders' Bike Valley and DSP Valley are developping smart bikes.

From of smart helmets, wereables, tracking till smart locks and bike sharing.

The 17th of May, Bert Celis, Co founder and Servaas Bingé, Team Doktor of the cycling team Lotto Soudal will bring a key-note presentation on "Technology, at the edge of humanity" and they push the limits of the cyclists.

In the afternoon they will do a deep dive in the theme "Smart vehicles/mobility".
Check out the program here

Formula Electric Belgium

The Formula Electric Belgium team, will show their electric formula 1 car at Advanced Engineering: the Umicore Nova.

A team of motivated engineering students of the KU Leuven made this car in 9 months from of design, development till the production. After this period, they compete in an international competition with other universities from all over the world.

Come and take a look at the Formula E and learn more about the materials that are used during the key note presentation of Egbert Lox, VP, Umicore the 16th of May.

Take a look at the program

Composite space part

At the entrance of Advanced Engineering, Sonaca will show a complex composite rocket space part.
For more information, you can find Sonaca at the fair.

The 17th of May, Thomas Lambot, NASA, will bring a presentation about the future of aerospace and aeronautical. Next to NASA, he also works for Elon Musks' Hyperloop.

Take a look at the program here

Electric Range Rover Evoque

Did you know that Flanders Make is developing the electric four-wheel drive of the Britisch Land Rover Evoque? Belgian technology is making this possible!

Come and see the Range Rover Evoque during Advanced Engineering!
The 17th of May there will be a session about "Smart vehicles/mobility".

Take a look at the program here

Proba V satelliet van Qinetic Space

Verhaert Innovations developed together with some important partners like imec and Vito the satellite program Proba.

With the outcome, QinetiQ Space has build the Proba V, a microsatellite with a small but strong camera. The satellite is able to do climate change research.

During the workshop of ESA - Which technology can you use in your products, you will get to know which is interesting for you!

Volvo V60 Twin Engine (Hybrid)

During Advanced Engineering, Volvo will show their Volvo V60 Twin Engine Hybrid.

The 17th of May, you will get the chance to visit Volvo Car in Ghent, you have to be quick, because only 30 participants can join the exclusive visit.

Take a look at the program here

Experience virtual reality with BeVirtual

BeVirtual will inspire you with the newest VR technology. They organise teambuildings & workshops in Belgium. Try on the VR glasses and experience a unique VR experience!