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Infoday EU-GIVE on collaborative economy

June 13, 2018

| Free

The EU-funded project EU-GIVE aims at “Generating opportunities from Intangible assets and Value chains in the collaborative Economy in Europe”.

Enterprise Europe Brussels organises an information day about collaborative economy.

For you?

If you are Brussels-based and

  • an SME or social enterprises from the social economy,
  • a service provider whose business has been supported from the collaborative economy,
  • a platform manager,
  • an enterprise, initiative and organisation from any sector interested in developing exchanges and collaboration with the collaborative economy,
  • a promoter of new business ideas which can grow up in a collaborative economy environment…

If one of these sentences ring a bell, then this event is made for you !


The objectives of this event are

  • to raise awareness about the collaborative economy potential in Brussels taking into account its social impact
  • to increase knowledge and involvement of participants
  • to look for synergies, connections, integration between collaborative economy initiatives and with the conventional economy.


9h-9h30 : Welcome coffee

9h30 – 10h30 : Introduction session

  • Welcome note – Patricia Foscolo, manager @ greentech.brussels
  • What is the EU-GIVE project – Camille Lepinay, project manager@hub.brussels
  • Collaborative economy, cooperative economy, circular economy, what do we mean? Barbara Garbarczyk, SAW-B (tbc)

 Coffee break

11h -13h: Finding your way to the collaborative economy

  • Cooperative platforms, an inspiring model for the collaborative economy – Lieza Dessein, SMART.be
  • Regional support for qualitative cooperative platform – Gaëtan Vanloqueren, Adviser in the cabinet of Didier Gosuin, Minister of Economy and Employment of the Brussels Capital Region
  • The European Agenda for collaborative economy – Neil Kay, Policy Officer, European Commission, DG Grow
  • Legal framework in Belgium – Caroline Ker, Legal expert, Febecoop, Belgian federation of cooperative
  • Questions & Answer

Networking lunch

 14h-15h : Lesson learnt from Brussels-based initiatives 

  • Usitoo – Frédéric Chomé
  • Cook-Work – Elodie Bouscarat
  • Pwiic – Nathalie Devriese
  • Tale me – Anna Balez
  • Lita.co – Louis Wouters

Coffee break

15h15-16h45: World Café – What are the needs for the collaborative economy in Brussels?

Presentations from the conclusions of the tables

16h45-17h – Conclusions  


This event is free but registration is mandatory.

Register here before 5 June!


June 13, 2018
Event Category:


Enterprise Europe Brussels


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