Corda Campus companies join forces for Open Company Day
Numerous companies will open their doors to the general public on Sunday 5 October 2014 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Corda Campus, the internationally prominent technology campus in Hasselt, will also take part in Open Company Day. Visitors will be able to take a close look at the brand-new Corda building at the site for the first time and visit 10 Corda companies as well.
Corda Campus has laid out a route which will take visitors from company to company in a pleasant way. You can collect the route map at the Info Point before you start your visit to the site. Afterwards, you can have a drink at the Lounge Cafe.
The participating companies on the campus are IPG, EDF Luminus, Mobile Vikings, Right Brain Interface, Corda INCubator, Beckhoff, De Dienst Ondersteuningsplan (DOP – Support Plan Service), ADO-Icarus and Intrust Box Verhuur.
Which companies open their doors on 5 October?
IPG – www.ipggroup.eu
With over 2,500 employees (in Belgium and abroad), IPG is the biggest player in the Belgian call centre market. In Belgium, the company operates in Brussels, Ghent, Antwerp, Leuven, Hasselt and Liège. It also boasts call centres in the Netherlands, Morocco and France.
IPG is living proof that customer contact is so much more is than just a phone call. You get a guided tour of the call centre, which may help you overcome your prejudices. What’s more, you can even put yourself in the shoes of an Advisor during a practical and interactive role play.
EDF Luminus - www.edfluminus.be
Welcome at EDF Luminus, the company behind the Luminus brand!
Every day, we use our expertise to look for practical solutions to provide everyone with energy. And we love sharing it with you! We will give you an inside view of our company, so you can discover our local projects and partnerships, see our committed employees at work and find out all there is to know about our future-oriented approach. Welcome at EDF Luminus!
Mobile Vikings - www.mobilevikings.be
Mobile Vikings leads the mobile revolution: the company focuses on mobile data, but also allows its Vikings to phone and text each other free of charge. Mobile Vikings continues to expand its ecosystem of innovative partnerships on a daily basis.
During Open Company Day, you will discover the technological playground which is the Mobile Vikings HQ, or Knarr, their mobile office. Play kubb, win a real Viking helmet or test the bouncy castle ...
Right Brain Interface - www.bhaalu.com
Right Brain Interface develops and markets bhaalu, the new video recorder. With bhaalu you experience a completely new way of watching TV!
You can discover the bhaalu TV experience on the big screen or on a mobile device via pc, tablet or smartphone. A completely new way of watching TV, which enables you to record all your TV programmes easily. You can watch your recordings anywhere and whenever you want, and on any device.
Corda INCubator – www.cordaincubator.com
Corda INCubator is the place to be for start-ups in the technology and services sector. The ‘residents’ and young starters are innovative technology companies intending to conquer a nice position in the market. Corda INCubator not only provides them with office space, but also with workshops, events and opportunities to expand their network.
During Open Company day, you can discover how Corda INCubator operates and what the possibilities are. A number of residents will also give fun demonstrations. Kids who want to learn how to program can enjoy themselves during the Corda CoderDojo between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. They will learn to build websites and develop games in a fun way.
Beckhoff - www.beckhoff.be
Beckhoff develops open automation systems based on PC control technology. The range of products covers industrial PCs, I/O and fieldbus components, drive technology and automation software.
During your visit to Beckhoff, you will experience the indispensability of automation technology in nearly all aspects of everyday life. You can try out an interactive robot with the game Pick & Place and a pinball machine. There are also interactive games with goodies for the kids.
DOP Limburg - www.doplimburg.be
How can we make sure that people with disabilities are fully integrated in society? How should they be informed? The Support Plan Services (1 per province) try to provide an answer to these questions. They talk to the disabled persons and their network about their wishes and dreams, their plans for the future, uncertainties and questions …
By means of a discovery tour, DOP gives you an insight into the development of a support plan. This way, you can discover an interactive future planning as to work, housing, finance, friends …
ADO-Icarus - www.ado-icarus.be
ADO Icarus is an NPO which ensures that nearly two hundred Flemish persons with serious physical disabilities can live in individual units 24/7. The organisation employs about 300 people. Coordination takes place in ten centres for independent living throughout Flanders. The headquarters are located at Corda Campus.
During Open Company Day, you can navigate an “obstacle course” in a wheelchair at ADO Icarus. This way, you can discover how simple obstacles such as a sloping pavement or a door can be a major challenge for wheelchair users. You can also win fun prizes in a quiz.
Intrust Box Verhuur - www.intrust-box.be
InTrust Box Verhuur has offered temporary or permanent customised storage space to private individuals and businesses since 2011. Their self-storage space is suitable for promotional materials, archives, furniture, overstocks ... Units from 3 m² are available.
During a short guided tour of the InTrust Box Verhuur building, you will discover the different storage rooms. You can also see what a compartmentalised unit looks like.