Publications

Advies
17-07-2020
At the request of the Flemish Minister of Economy and Innovation Hilde Crevits, the Flemish Advisory Council for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (VARIO) has conducted a study on the prospects for a Flemish hydrogen economy. This shows that Flanders has all the assets to take up a leading role in...
Advies
09-07-2020
On 7 July VARIO delivered its advisory report 11 'The Learning Society' to Vice minister-president of the Flemish Government Hilde Crevits. The concept note of the Flemish Government that outlines the policy vision for the establishment of a lifelong learning platform can count on the full support...
Advies
31-03-2020
At the request of the minister-president of the Flemish Government Jan Jambon and Flemish minister of Economy and Innovation Hilde Crevits (January 2020), VARIO selects five benchmark countries - Switzerland, Sweden, Finland, Denmark and the Netherlands, and seventeen benchmark regions. The...
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...