The ISE project is organising cross-border programme to visit the Factories of the Future initiative in Kortrijk, Belgium on 6 March 2020. The event will enable companies to find out more about production processes and future trends.
Friday 6 March 2020 (UK Partners & Companies Only for Travel)
07:20 Kent delegation meet in the car park at Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce, Ashford Business Point, Waterbrook Avenue, Sevington, Ashford TN24 0LH
07:20 Depart Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce by minibus to Nelson Mandelaplein (Events Venue), 8500 Kortrijk for the AR / VR Lab
07:45 Check-In for Eurotunnel Crossing
08:50 Eurotunnel Crossing
10:30 Arrival in Calais
10:30 Depart Calais by minibus to Kortrijk
12:00 Arrival in Kortrijk
12:00 - 13:30 Networking Lunch (at Eethuis Walle 111 restaurant)
13:30 - 17:30 Guided visit by experts to three application labs
(all labs are within walking distance of each other):
- AR / VR Lab (at Nelson Mandelaplein, 8500 Kortrijk)
- Smart Assembly Lab (at Karel de Goedelaan, 8500 Kortrijk)
- Smart Production Lab (at Karel de Goedelaan, 8500 Kortrijk)
17:30 End of Programme & All ISE Delegates Depart
17:30 Kent Delegation depart Kortrijk and travel by minibus to Calais
19:20 Check-In for Eurotunnel Crossing
20:20 Eurotunnel Crossing
19:45 Approximate arrival time at Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce, Ashford
Please note that this cross-border programme is aimed at companies from/interested in becoming members of the ISE Cross-Border Cluster (Mechatronics).
The clusters provide a forum for businesses and experts from the 4 ISE countries (UK, France, Belgium & the Netherlands) to meet together, collaborate and attend a series of bespoke cluster events.
Further details on the ISE clusters can be found here.
Companies are invited to express an interest in attending this 1 day programme with the ISE project but please note that limited spaces are available.
This programme is being organised through the EU funded ISE Project and is subject to de minimis state aid regulations.