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The regional government of Wallonia has just approved the 5 Strategic Innovation Domains defined by IDEA Consult in the context of the definition of a new regional innovation strategy for the years to come. Until 2027, these will be the key priorities along which Wallonia will focus its innovation efforts to speed up its economic, ecological and social transition towards a more resilient, more sustainable and more inclusive society.
How can emerging waste streams be monitored and valorised? IDEA is part of a European consortium that will compile new circular business models in different sectors. We also develop indicators for the follow up of the recently adopted circular economy action plan.
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the Cultural and Creative Sectors in Europe heavily. Which sub-sectors and professional categories are most affected? Are current policy measures adequate and effective in supporting the sectors to overcome the crisis? IDEA Consult will answer these questions and develop policy recommendations on behalf of the European Parliament’s CULT committee.
The Flemish government’s revamped cluster policy was launched in 2016 and now supports 6 spearhead clusters and 20 innovative business networks. Three years after the start of this cluster policy, VLAIO wanted to know whether its policy was sufficiently future-proof.
IDEA Consult is supporting the governments of the Brussels-Capital Region and Wallonia in designing their new Regional Innovation Policies for the coming years (2021-2027). Since COVID, the strategies encompass a larger spectrum of innovations and sectors.
During the week of the SDGs, IDEA Consult is launching an SDG monitor that enables local authorities to closely monitor their Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Do the test for your municipality starting on 22 October at www.sdgmonitor.be.
In recent years, residential tourism has grown more than twice as quickly in Hasselt than the Limburg and Flemish average. Hasselt is seeking to make this positive development more sustainable through a growth model that is firmly rooted in the urban DNA. The design and future-oriented implementation of this growth model took centre stage in a co-creation process assisted by IDEA Consult.
November 2018 - Together with clients and partners, we celebrated the 20th anniversary of IDEA.
February 2018 - Innovation in digital products and services is often dependent on leveraging knowledge on a global scale, fostering an ecosystem of complementary artefacts and accounting for yet unknown uses...
January 2018 - IDEA Consult were members of the Panel who conducted the very first assessment of the European Commission SME-Instrument (SME-I) Phase II awardees on behalf of the Executive Agency for Small...
September 2017 - A survey amongst 1,000 Flemish citizens revealed, among others that one in 10 persons between the ages of 18 and 75 years had offered the use of or made use of something via the sharing economy...