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24 mei, 2024

DronePort initiates consultation group with the members of Brustem Industry Park

Recentely, DronePort hosted the kick-off meeting for the Brustem Industry Park (BIP) Consultation Group. Organized by DronePort in conjunction with the City of Sint-Truiden, this event welcomed business leaders and owners from the Brustem Business Park for an evening of networking, strategic discussions and visionary planning.

Fostering a collaborative environment

The primary goal of the BIP Consultation Group is to create a platform for businesses within Brustem Industry Park to engage with one another, uncover commercial and operational synergies and foster a collaborative environment. This initiative is designed to enhance communication and cooperation among the diverse businesses within the park, ultimately driving growth and innovation.

The evening began with a warm welcome and a brief tour of DronePort, allowing attendees to acquaint themselves with the facilities and the pioneering work being carried out at our campus. This was followed by a presentation outlining DronePort’s future vision, showcasing its role as a hub for technological advancements and business development.

Looking forward

The BIP Consultation Group kick-off marks the beginning of an exciting journey towards greater inter-business cooperation and innovation. The City of Sint-Truiden and DronePort are committed to supporting this group and facilitating ongoing dialogue and collaboration among the businesses at Brustem Industry Park. The kick-off meeting was a resounding success, setting the stage for a vibrant and collaborative future at Brustem Industry Park. As we move forward, we anticipate seeing the fruits of this collaboration manifest in new projects, partnerships and a thriving business community that benefits all stakeholders involved.

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