Publications

Advies
13-06-2019
On 9 April 2019, the Flemish Minister of Economy and Innovation, Philippe Muyters, asked VARIO for advice on the concept note to the Flemish Government 'Buying from start-ups'. VARIO supports the 3 measures in the concept note 'Buying from start-ups' for the creation of a level playing field for...
Advies
05-06-2019
The outgoing Flemish Government has brought Flanders close to the European 1% standard for public spending on research and development. This is good news, but we must not rest on our laurels. The absolute frontrunners such as Switzerland and Germany are more ambitious and set their goals higher. If...
Advies
05-06-2019
On the first of March 2019, VARIO received a request for advice from Flemish minister Philippe Muyters to “set up a qualitative and measurable set of output parameters and KPI's for the benefit of the next Flemish Government, which express the Flemish ambition to be one of the European leaders in...
Advies
26-03-2019
VARIO provided his new advisory report ‘Value creation by cooperation’ to the Flemish minister of innovation Philippe Muyters on Friday the 22th of March. In a knowledge economy, the development of scientific knowledge and technology is the direct source of innovation. Cooperation between academic...
Advies
12-03-2019
Under the title ‘ Forging ahead. Aim: Top 5 knowledge regions ’ VARIO has prepared a Memorandum for our policy makers in the run-up to the Flemish elections. The Memorandum indicates where the priorities for the coming years should lie if Flanders wants to climb from the current 46th place to the...