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  1. Entrepreneurial mentality scores poorly in Flanders

    Date: 18/11/2015
    Category: Press Releases
    When it comes to its entrepreneurial mentality, Flanders is far from playing a leading role when compared to 20 other European regions. The key areas for improvement are (1) identifying opportunities for starting up a business, (2) the status perception of successful entrepreneurs, and (3) the image of existing entrepreneurs. Flanders fails to stand out positively in any of the indicators that were researched. We are, however, following closely on the heels of the European pack when it comes to the role played by training and education.
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  2. Belgium drops a place in the WEF ranking of most competitive countries

    Date: 30/09/2015
    Category: Press Releases
    Belgium has dropped by a place in the World Economic Forum’s ‘2015-2016 Global Competitiveness Report’ global ranking of countries according to their competitiveness, making Belgium the world’s 19th most competitive country. In spite of this drop, our competitiveness score, on which the ranking is based, has slightly improved (5.20 compared with 5.18 last year). While there were various changes in the global top 20, there were no newcomers. The top three - Switzerland, Singapore and the United States - remained unchanged.
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  3. How to exploit the full potential of digital transformation?

    Date: 29/09/2015
    Category: Press Releases
    Accenture, the global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company, has joined forces with Vlerick Business School to establish the ‘Digital 20/20’ Chair, a three-year academic partnership designed to explore how businesses can leverage digital technologies and business models to drive performance.
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