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Innovation Day 2019 by Verhaert Masters in Innovation

18 October 2019 @ 09:00 - 16:00

Since 1969, Verhaert has pioneered the product innovation business. How did the innovation landscape change? What did we learn from the past? What are the trends towards a better future? Join the annual Innovation Day by Verhaert Masters in Innovation on the 18th of October 2019! With inspirational sessions in 5 tracks you’ll learn from insights, best practices, tools, cases and concepts on product, business and technology innovation.


Track 1 MyFutureProduct: New value creation platforms
1.1 The drivers of value creation: 50 years of research
1.2 The acceleration of Artificial Intelligence
1.3 The evolution of the bicycle industry 50 years after Eddy Merckx’ victory

Track 2 MyInnovationFactory: Organizing innovation in an increasing complex world
2.1 How to shape your innovation ecosystem to create impact in your organization?
2.2 Is the house of quality still a valid model to manage innovation?
2.3 Behind the waterfall methodology

Track 3 MyStartUp: Changing the entrepreneurial landscape
3.1 Is the start-up way of working really different than the corporate one?
3.2 The era of pretotyping has arrived
3.3 Building an innovation culture: steering individual and team behavior

Track 4 MyFutureGovernment: The impact of the government on innovation
4.1 The book ‘Building Tomorrow’ as handbook for governments
4.2 Landing on the moon: the impact and future opportunities
4.3 The government as launching customer: a great opportunity for companies

Track 5 MyTechnology: How new are new technologies?
5.1 The first humanoid robot: Wabot-1
5.2 Advanced human interfaces: the underestimated enabler for innovation
5.3 Geospatial technologies: the evolution and impact on our daily life
5.4 Software language over the last 50 years: what will be next?


What previous participants said about last year’s event

If you want an update on the latest innovation and product development methods or on how to think out-of-the-box, this is the day. – Xavier Bedert, Flanders Investment & Trade

Nice exploration into the better world of tomorrow. – Patrick De Boe, Worldline


Sing up now and customize your very own Innovation Day! Registration is open till Friday the 11th of October.


Find out more about the agenda, the different tracks, as well as the individual sessions and speakers at:


18 October 2019
09:00 - 16:00
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Hogenakkerhoekstraat 21
Kruibeke, Belgium


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