Innovation, a challenge for every SME
April 26, 2007 3:50 PM
That is the opinion of the Business Centre Kortrijk, that supports innovating entrepreneurs. Big companies already found their way to innovation.
Competence Pool for Product Development and Industrial Design
October 25, 2006 8:50 AM
At the opening event of Interieur 06, Flemish Minister of Economy, Mme Fientje Moerman announced that Kortrijk will become the Competence Pool for Product Development and Industrial Design. This means that companies, service SMEs, specialized high schools and knowledge centres will be united to strenghten the position of the Flemish SMEs.
Opening of business centre Kortrijk
October 18, 2006 1:56 PM
Photo : Valerie Lambertyn On Thursday the 12th of Octobre 2006, the official opening of the business centre in the inner city took place. The renovated building houses offices, a cafe, a high-tech videoconference room funded by VISP, 2 meeting rooms and 5 classrooms.
How to counter brain drain in Kortrijk ?
July 5, 2006 7:38 AM
According to a study of the Province West-Flanders, about 770 youngsters between 20 and 34 years leave Kortrijk every year. University and high schools look for ways to counter this brain drain.
Revitalising shopping streets in Kortrijk
August 3, 2005 2:51 PM
The shopping streets near to the river sides of the Leie are attracting new investors again thanks to active trade committees. The revitalisation of this area of the city centre will be reinforced by the opening of the new business centre in the fall of 2006.
Kortrijk on the rise
April 10, 2007 8:17 AM
This week, the City Monitor reveiled in its second edition the results of 2006. The City Monitor is an assignment of the Flemish government to the University of Gent, in order to improve the liveability of cities.
White Paper on Urban Policy
July 5, 2006 7:48 AM
The Flemisch Community published in 2003 a white book on urban policy,The century of the city which inspires also cities as Kortrijk in their vision about the development of Kortrijk. It is the result of two years of work, which started with background analyses and discussions between academics, experts and other stakeholders.
Eu-project NENSI about Service Incubator Centres
March 10, 2006 4:29 PM
The EU project NENSI has been finalised at the beginning of March. During this project, with partners from Twente ( near Enschede ) and Kortrijk, this Northern European Network for Service Incubators has developed service support desks for young entrepreneurs.
Mega shopping centre for fashion and design
July 18, 2005 4:17 PM
A building promotor invests 150 million in a new big shopping complex in Kortrijk. This project should improve the dynamic of Kortrijk as a shopping city.