Located in one of Europe’s first Science Park and hosted by a top Belgian research university, OPENHUB is an open laboratory dedicated to 3 fields of action:
– Creative learning based on real innovation projects in order to enhance the skills of the next generations of innovators
– Fast protoyping services for entrepreneurs, companies and students who are facing technical challenges
– Collaborative innovation programmes for companies which focus on societal change
Thanks to The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF), a fully equipped fast prototyping laboratory of 500 square meters will be created. It will be connected to other labs (including an immersive Virtuality Reality room) to help innovation agents in developing their projects. OPENHUB aims at building concrete solutions with added-value for tomorrow ‘ssociety. This why we call it the « garage for innovators »! Official opening in June 2019
Moreover, OPENHUB is one of the 7 Creative Hubs created in the framework of the public sector programme “Creative Wallonia”. Creative Wallonia strives on fertilizing creativity throughout the society by creating new ways of collaborating between innovation actors from the public, private, academic & non-governmental sectors. Drawing on its creativity & innovation model, Wallonia became the European Creative district in 2012.